Senior Leadership Team

Senior Leadership Team

Peter Dixon
Managing Director
Sydney

T: +61 2 8288 5504

Peter Dixon is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company Australia. Mr. Dixon has over 15 years of experience advising clients on public and private mergers and acquisitions, capital raisings, complex restructurings and investment management transactions. Prior to joining Moelis & Company, Mr. Dixon was a Division Director at Macquarie Capital based in Sydney. Prior to Macquarie Capital, Mr. Dixon worked at Mallesons Stephen Jaques in Sydney and Linklaters in London as a corporate advisory and equity capital markets lawyer.

Mr. Dixon holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) and Bachelor of Laws from the University of New South Wales.

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Michael DiYanni
Managing Director
New York

T: +1 212 883 4590

Michael DiYanni is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company where he specializes in financial institutions advisory. Since he joined the Firm, he has been instrumental in the execution of numerous market-leading structured credit transactions and advisory assignments. Mr. DiYanni has worked in the investment banking industry for more than 15 years and has extensive experience in the pricing, modeling and structuring of fixed income derivatives and securitizations. Prior to joining Moelis & Company, Mr. DiYanni was an Executive Director at JP Morgan in the Fixed Income Group, where he held multiple roles within the structured credit business including heading the North American Franchise Structuring Group, and the Credit Hybrids Pricing and Execution Group. Previously, he was a Director in the Fixed Income Group at Citigroup on the Credit Derivatives Trading desk in New York and London.

Mr. DiYanni holds a B.A. in Economics from Yale University and an M.S. in Finance and Economics from the London School of Economics.

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Patrick S. Dunleavy
Managing Director
New York

T: +1 212 883 4020

Patrick Dunleavy is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company where he focuses on Private Funds Advisory. He joined the Firm to help launch the Private Funds Advisory group with extensive experience advising institutional investors and providing capital raising services to financial sponsor clients. Previously, Mr. Dunleavy was a Managing Director and Co-Head of Greenhill’s Private and Real Estate Capital Advisory group. Prior to that, he worked as a Managing Director in the Private Fund Advisory group at Lehman Brothers and Lazard. He has more than 11 additional years of private equity experience holding various positions at Citigroup/Salomon Smith Barney and Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown. Mr. Dunleavy began his career as an M&A attorney at Willkie Farr & Gallagher.

Mr. Dunleavy holds a B.A. from Fordham College and a J.D. from the Fordham University School of Law.

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Liz Eberhart
Managing Director
New York

T: +1 212 883 4576

Liz Eberhart is a Managing Director and Head of Human Resources at Moelis & Company. Ms. Eberhart has over 15 years of HR experience, 10 of which were spent at UBS where she was most recently Head of Americas Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities HR Team. Prior to this role, Ms. Eberhart held HR positions for UBS AG in both London and Switzerland as a Client Relationship Manager and Recruiter.

Ms. Eberhart holds a B.S. from the College of Human Ecology at Cornell University.

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Craig Evans
Managing Director
Melbourne

T: +61 3 8650 8610

Craig Evans is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company Australia. Mr. Evans has over 17 years of investment banking experience advising clients on mergers and acquisitions transactions across a range of sectors, with particular expertise in consumer, agribusiness, gaming and general industrials. Prior to joining Moelis & Company, Mr. Evans was Managing Director and Head of M&A (Australia) at CIMB Group. Prior to that, Mr. Evans was Head of M&A (Australia) at RBS, and Head of Consumer & Retail Investment Banking, Australia, at ABN AMRO.

Mr. Evans holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Melbourne and is a Chartered Accountant.

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David P. Faris
Managing Director
New York

T: +1 212 883 3850

David Faris is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company. Mr. Faris was most recently a Managing Director in the Chemicals Investment Banking Group at Credit Suisse. During his tenure at Credit Suisse, Mr. Faris advised on a wide variety of domestic and international transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financings, restructurings and leveraged buyouts. Prior to Credit Suisse, Mr. Faris was with Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette where he provided a broad range of investment banking services to chemical and other general industrial companies and also worked in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group.

Mr. Faris holds a B.A. from the University of Rochester and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.

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Ted Ferguson
Managing Director
New York

T: +1 212 883 6354

Ted Ferguson is a Managing Director and Chief Information Officer at Moelis & Company. Mr. Ferguson has over 25 years of information technology experience. Prior to joining Moelis & Company, Mr. Ferguson was Chief Technology Officer at Shearman & Sterling overseeing global technology services. Prior to that, Mr. Ferguson was Chief Information Officer at Kasowitz, Benson, Torres and Freidman, where he was responsible for the firm’s technology platforms, processes and services. He was also previously Director of Information Technology at Ropes & Gray.

Mr. Ferguson holds an M.A. in English from the University of Texas at Austin and a B.A. in International Relations from Cornell University.

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Jay Finney
Managing Director
New York

T: +1 212 883 3821

Jay Finney is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company where he specializes in M&A advisory. Mr. Finney has extensive experience working with domestic and multinational companies on a broad range of complex M&A transactions. Previously, Mr. Finney was a Managing Director at Credit Suisse in the M&A Group. In that role, he was responsible for originating, structuring and executing a full spectrum of public and private M&A transactions across a variety of industries, with a focus on industrial companies, and related coverage of corporate clients as well as private equity firms. Mr. Finney was also a member of the Investment Banking Advisory Committee at Credit Suisse.

Mr. Finney holds a B.S. in Corporate Finance and Investment Management from the University of Alabama, and an M.B.A from Harvard Business School.

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Timothy Fitzsimmons
Managing Director
New York

T: +1 212 883 5838

Tim Fitzsimmons is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company in the Private Funds Advisory business. He has over 17 years of investment banking experience, providing capital raising, secondary and other independent advisory services to private fund sponsors and limited partners. Previously, Mr. Fitzsimmons worked in Credit Suisse’s Private Funds Group marketing private market investment opportunities across a number of strategies including buyout, growth, private debt and real assets. Prior to Credit Suisse, he spent four years in Citigroup’s Global Loan Capital Markets and Investment Banking groups. Mr. Fitzsimmons began his career as an analyst at PricewaterhouseCoopers Securities.

Mr. Fitzsimmons holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Georgetown University.

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Robert J. Flachs
Managing Director
Los Angeles

T: +1 310 443 2326

Rob Flachs is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company. Mr. Flachs was most recently a Managing Director in the Restructuring & Recapitalization Group at Jefferies & Company. Mr. Flachs was part of a core team that advised on over 125 transactions representing nearly $200 billion. While at Jefferies, Mr. Flachs specialized in advising companies and creditors in recapitalizations, in-court and out-of-court restructurings, financings and distressed M&A in a wide variety of industries. Prior to joining Jefferies, Mr. Flachs was an attorney at both Guth Rothman & Christopher and Irell & Manella.

Mr. Flachs graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. from the University of California at Los Angeles and holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School.

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John Garrett
Managing Director
Sydney

T: +61 2 8288 5409

John Garrett is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company Australia. Mr. Garrett has over 17 years of experience in the financial industry across property investment sales, equity research, sales trading, risk arbitrage, long/short and special situations. Most recently, Mr. Garrett was Head of Hedge Fund Sales at UBS Investment Bank. Mr. Garrett joined UBS in 1996 as a REIT analyst on the Australian Equities Research team and was responsible for REIT trading/sales from 1997 through 2002. Between 2002 and 2007, Mr. Garrett was Head of Sales Trading at UBS.

Mr. Garrett holds a Bachelor of Business in Property/Valuation and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance & Investment from the Securities Institute of Australia. He is also an Accredited Level 1 and Level 2 Derivatives Advisor on the Australian Securities Exchange and Chi-X Australia.

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Abhinav Gattani
Managing Director
London

T: +44 207 634 3560

Abhinav Gattani is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company, where he advises clients in the technology sector on corporate finance matters. Mr. Gattani has over a decade of investment banking experience and has completed a number of high profile transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt financings, and leveraged buyouts. During his career, Mr. Gattani has advised a broad spectrum of marquee technology and non-technology clients globally, focusing on digitization, software, services, networking, digital media and internet sectors. Prior to joining Moelis & Company, Mr. Gattani was an Senior Associate in Global Technology Investment Banking at Citigroup and an Associate at Goldman Sachs. He was also formerly a Senior Manager at Oracle Corporation, where he focused on business development, strategy and product management.

Mr. Gattani holds a Bachelor of Engineering with Honors from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) and an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

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Manisha Girotra
Chief Executive Officer of Moelis India
Mumbai

T: +91 22 6174 1300

Manisha Girotra is Chief Executive Officer of Moelis India. Ms. Girotra was most recently CEO and Country Head of UBS in India managing its investment bank, commercial bank, markets, equity research and wealth management divisions. Previously, Ms. Girotra was Head – North India of Barclays Bank. Ms. Girotra began her investment banking career in London in the corporate bank at ANZ Grindlays. She was honored as a Young Global Leader in 2010 by the World Economic Forum and was named one of the “15 Women to Watch in Asia” by Forbes in 2008 and one of the “50 Women to Watch” in the annual Wall Street Journal survey in 2007. Ms. Girotra has appeared in Business Today’s “25 Most Powerful Women in Business in India” for the past five years as well as Fortune India’s “50 Most Powerful Women in Business” in 2014.

Ms. Girotra holds a degree from St. Stephen’s College and received a gold medal for her Master’s Degree from the Delhi School of Economics.

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Stuart Goldstein
Managing Director
Los Angeles

T: +1 310 443 2380

Stu Goldstein is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company. Mr. Goldstein was most recently a Managing Director and the Head of West Coast Technology Investment Banking at Citigroup. While at Citigroup, he provided strategic advisory services to technology companies on the full spectrum of corporate finance matters, in particular mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Goldstein was previously a Managing Director in Citigroup’s Mergers and Acquisitions Group. Prior to joining Citigroup, Mr. Goldstein was a law clerk for the Honorable Anthony J. Scirica of the Third Circuit Court of Appeals.

Mr. Goldstein holds a B.S in Finance from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, a B.A. in History from the University of Pennsylvania and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.

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Adrian Goodisman
Managing Director
Houston

T: +1 713 343 4766

Adrian Goodisman is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company where he focuses on advising companies in the upstream oil & gas sector. Mr. Goodisman has over 25 years of investment banking and technical experience in the oil & gas exploration & production (E&P) sector. He was most recently a Managing Director at Scotiabank where he served in a variety of positions including Co-Head U.S. of Scotia Waterous – the firm’s oil and gas investment banking division. Prior to Scotiabank, Mr. Goodisman was a Managing Director and President at Waterous & Co USA, the predecessor to Scotia Waterous, where he was responsible for building out the firm’s U.S. practice. He has also held a variety of executive and technical roles at Ziff Energy Group and Phillips Petroleum.

Mr. Goodisman holds a B.S. (honors) in Mathematics from the University of Salford, Manchester and an M.S. in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Texas. He currently serves on the Advisory Board of the Bilateral US – Arab Chamber of Commerce.