Moelis Australia’s Corporate Advisory division provides strategic and financial advice for mergers and acquisitions, equity capital markets, debt capital markets and restructuring and recapitalisations.
Moelis Australia provides a full range of corporate advisory services with a team of 45 professionals in Sydney and Melbourne.
We provide strategic and financial advice for mergers and acquisitions, equity capital markets transactions including IPOs, debt capital markets, restructuring and recapitalisations.
Since 2009, the team has managed over $110 billion worth of transactions, including SABMiller's acquisition of Fosters, the spin-off of Woolworths' property business into SCA, and the restructure of Billabong and Channel 9. The team has also led the recapitalisation and reconstruction of Slater and Gordon and advised on the sale of the Ten Network to CBS.
Strategic Partner Moelis & Company strategic partner
Moelis Australia is a strategic partner of NYSE-listed global investment bank Moelis & Company. As a global alliance partner we are part of an international team working on cross border transactions and strategic advice.
Moelis & Company has managed over $2.9 trillion worth of transactions across its 20 geographic locations. Being part of a global network provides us with even deeper geographic and sector capabilities allowing us to bring the best of the Moelis globally to Moelis Australia clients.
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Areas of expertise
Moelis Australia has deep financial advisory and capital markets experience in real estate and REITs advising some of Australia’s largest real estate companies. In 2018, we were amongst the most active real estate advisory and ECM investment banks in Australia; ranked #4 in real estate M&A advisory and #2 in real estate ECM activity.
Real estate expertise in corporate advisory compliments the expertise in asset management which manages $2.2bn in real estate assets and in our equities division which provides research on 30 listed real estate companies, of which 27 are REITs.
Moelis Australia partners with clients in evaluating some of their most strategic and complex decisions. With a breadth of sector experience and technical capability both in Australia and globally with our strategic partners Moelis & Company, we deliver mergers, acquisitions and divestures, joint ventures, activisms and spin-offs.
Equity Capital Markets
We offer capital market solutions for clients looking to raise capital either via the listed or unlisted market. Moelis Australia offers clients access to unique platform that places the clients objectives first without interference from internal conflicts or competing interests. Since inception, the team has raised around $10bn of capital across Initial Public Offerings and Secondary offerings with many roles being with repeat clients.
In IPOs, we provide guidance on preparation, advice on key decisions and manage the syndicate banks. We have experience both with Australian companies and helping international companies list on the ASX.
Some IPOs of note include:
- FINEOS initial public offering ($712m)
- VGI’s initial public offering ($369m) together with a follow-on offer for VGI Partners Global Investments successfully raising $300m
- Updater’s initial public offering ($101m)
- Redcape’s initial public offering ($623m)
Moelis Australia provides debit advisory engagements including syndicated debt, debt capital markets and bespoke debt arrangements. Moelis Australia prides itself on having deep relationships with both bank lenders and non-bank lenders active in the Australian debt market.
Restructuring and Recapitalisations
We offer highly tailored advice and solutions to our corporate and investor clients in all types of liability-driven capital structure situations and challenges. Our services include debt reduction, covenant modifications, maturity extensions, liability management, distressed sales and corporate strategy. Since inception, the team has advised on over $27bn in credit re-capitalisation and restructuring for clients include number of high-profile transactions.