Steven Moon joined Duff & Phelps in 2000. He is a managing director in the firm’s Los Angeles Mergers and Acquisitions practice, focusing on Aerospace, Defense and Industrials M&A and corporate finance mandates.
Steve has over 17 years of investment banking and corporate finance experience. He has completed a range of investment banking engagements including mergers, acquisitions, sales, divestitures, recapitalizations, leveraged buyouts, debt and equity financings, strategic alternative reviews and fairness and solvency opinions on behalf of private equity firms, public corporations and private company clients. His recent transactions include: the sale of SOS Metals Group to Precision Castparts Corp.; the sale of Trans World Alloys to Precision Castparts Corp.; the sale of ATS Workholding to Grey Mountain Partners; the recapitalization of Universal Turbine Parts with Goldner Hawn Johnson & Morrison; $20 million equity capital raise for Avioserv San Diego, a portfolio company of Vintage Fund Management; the spin-off of L-3 Communications’ government services unit, Engility; the sale of Semco Instruments to TransDigm Group; the sale of Thompson Industries Ltd. to TSI Group; and the sale of Wesco Aircraft Hardware Corp. to The Carlyle Group.
Steve began his career as an analyst in the Private Placements Group at Libra Investments (Libra Securities), an investment banking firm specializing in middle market transactions.
Steve received his B.A. in Political Science and Asian Studies from Tufts University. He is a FINRA Series 7 and 63 registered representative. He is on the Board of Directors of the Association for Corporate Growth - Los Angeles (ACG LA) and chairs ACG LA’s Private Equity Roundtable. Steve is also a member of the Tufts Alumni Admissions Program, Junior Achievement Leadership Council and Pacific Business Resource Group. He is a frequent speaker on topics concerning M&A and financings to attorneys, accountants and board members.