Navid Mahmoodzadegan
Courtesy of Moelis & Company
United States

Moelis & Company


Co-President / Founding Partner

In 2020, Mahmoodzadegan announced that, unlike some of their competitors, his firm Moelis & Co. wasn’t cutting staff in the wake of the pandemic. In fact, it was making a concerted effort to hire minority candidates. It’s a good place to be for a young investment banker looking to make a mark on the entertainment industry. In recent months, Mahmoodzadegan has advised Univision on the sale of a majority stake to Searchlight Capital Partners and ForgeLight, Expedia Group on a $4 billion capital raise, AMC Entertainment Holdings on its $2.6 billion exchange offer and concurrent $300 million capital raise and Scopely Inc. on its acquisition of FoxNext from Disney. That all comes on the heels of advising on Disney’s $71.3 billion acquisition of Fox’s entertainment assets in 2019.



  • Moelis & Company
  • UBS
  • Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette


  • University of Michigan (MI, USA)
  • Harvard Law School (USA)

Variety Honors

  • 2018 Variety500 Honoree
  • 2019 Variety500 Honoree
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