Moelis & Company Reviews

Updated 11 Jan 2021

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4.3
81%
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99%
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Moelis & Company Chief Executive Officer Ken Moelis
Ken Moelis
51 Ratings
Pros
  • "Deal flow and M&A experience(in 17 reviews)

  • "Strong, experienced senior level bankers with robust sell-side M&A history(in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • "Long hours (not really a con as this is an expected condition)(in 23 reviews)

  • "Tough hours but trying to improve work life balance(in 13 reviews)

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  1. "Sweat shop"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in Mumbai
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Moelis & Company full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Reasonable exposure to good deals and clients

    Cons

    Bad work life balance Politics Sweat shop

  2. "Job review"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Moelis & Company full-time

    Pros

    Pay scale is higher than peers

    Cons

    Working hours are very long


  3. "Great culture"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Investment Banking Analyst in Boston, MA
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Moelis & Company full-time

    Pros

    People, Deal Experience, Training, and Exit Opportunities

    Cons

    Hours, hours, hours, and hours.

  4. "Top quality advisory"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Managing Director in Hong Kong
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Moelis & Company full-time

    Pros

    Close knit, collegiate, high quality team

    Cons

    Smaller company, less back-office support than bulge bracket

  5. "Private Funds Advisory Salary"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Moelis & Company full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good name recognition in industry

    Cons

    Culture, culture, culture, people, people, people.

  6. "Working at Moelis & Company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Vice President in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Moelis & Company full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great culture and lots of opportunity to advance skill set.

    Cons

    I’ve been working here almost 1.5 years and none.

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  7. "Good experience"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Associate in New York, NY

    I have been working at Moelis & Company full-time

    Pros

    Good teams and learn a ton

    Cons

    Long hours and nights will happen

  8. "Strong M&A (Investment Banking) Practice"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Moelis & Company full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Strong, experienced senior level bankers with robust sell-side M&A history

    Cons

    Demanding work environment, often with unreasonable deadlines

  9. "Great company, great people"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Investment Banking Analyst 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Moelis & Company full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Amazing colleagues, great comp, good exposure early on

    Cons

    long hours and intense days (to be expected at an IB)

  10. "Better than Expected"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Investment Banking Analyst in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Moelis & Company full-time

    Pros

    Salary and Transaction Variety are superlative

    Cons

    Micro-Management is not fun at all

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