Moelis Australia is an ASX-listed financial services group specialising in asset management, corporate advisory and equities. Since launching in 2009, we’ve advised on transactions worth over $100 billion, assisted clients to raise more than $7.5 billion in equity capital markets, and currently have over $3.9 billion in assets under management.
Moelis Australia was started in 2009 as a joint venture with NYSE-listed Moelis & Company, a leading global independent investment bank and local executives.
The firm has since expanded to asset management and equities and has a team of over 190 working in Sydney, Melbourne and Shanghai. Moelis & Company remain an investor in the firm and a strategic alliance partner for the delivery of corporate advisory services globally.
Our Corporate Advisory division has managed in excess of $100 billion worth of transactions since 2009. Some of these transactions include Varde, KKR and Deutsche Bank’s $8.2 billion acquisition of GE Capital Australia & New Zealand Consumer Finance; Reliance Rail’s $2 billion re-capitalisation and re-financing; Hitachi’s $974 million acquisition of Bradken; Avoka Group’s US$245 million sale to Temenos AG; the Ten Network’s sale to CBS; and the re-structure of Channel 9.
With more than $3.9 billion in assets under management, our Asset Management division creates and manages investment opportunities for institutional and wholesale investors in real estate, credit, private equity and venture capital. Moelis Australia was a pioneer of the Significant Investor Visa program with state and federal governments and is now one of Australia's largest fund managers for high net wealth overseas investors in the program.
Our Equities team provides specialist research, sales and trading execution services to individual and institutional clients. The Equities Research team manages research on 58 ASX-listed companies.
Excellence. Enterprise. Commitment is how we sum up the Moelis Australia DNA.
Executives who started the firm still lead Moelis Australia today. They continue to seek both industry leaders and the brightest new talent who embody the Moelis Australia DNA.
Alumni from global investment banks, our Managing Directors believe strongly in developing internal talent. Since launching in 2009, Moelis Australia has promoted four Managing Directors and six Executive Directors from within the organisation, including the first graduate recruit.
Diverse thinking is at the heart of our enterprising culture and therefore the team comprises people from different cultures and backgrounds with our growing team of financial professionals also start-up founders, sports administrators, property valuers and contemporary artists.
Moelis Australia Foundation
The Moelis Australia Foundation was established in 2017 to provide a way for Moelis Australia staff to support various charities and community initiatives that they are passionate about.