Steven Moon is a managing director in the M&A Advisory practice, based in the Los Angeles office. Steve leverages more than 18 years of industrials M&A and corporate finance experience assisting private equity firms, public corporations and private company clients with mergers, acquisitions, sales, divestitures, recapitalizations and leveraged buyouts.
 
Prior to joining Duff & Phelps, Steve served as an analyst in the Private Placements Group at Libra Investments (Libra Securities), an investment banking firm specializing in middle-market transactions.

Steve also focuses on aerospace, defense and industrials M&A and corporate finance mandates. He has completed a range of engagements, including mergers, acquisitions, sales, divestitures, recapitalizations, leveraged buyouts, debt and equity financings, strategic alternative reviews and fairness and solvency opinions.

His recent engagements include, advising Mettis Aerospace, a portfolio company of Saints Chamonix Private Equity, on its sale to Stirling Square Capital; the divestiture of HITCO Carbon Composites from SGL Carbon SE to Avcorp Industries. Other trnasactions include, the sale of Universal Turbine Parts, a portfolio company of Goldner Hawn Johnson & Morrison, to ICV Capital; the sale of SOS Metals Group to Precision Castparts Corp.; the sale of Trans World Alloys to Precision Castparts Corp.; the spin-off of L-3 Communications’ government services unit, Engility; and the sale of Semco Instruments to TransDigm Group.

Steve serves as the Chairman and President of the Association for Corporate Growth - Los Angeles (ACG LA). He also serves on the Executive Committee of the SoCal Aerospace Council.

Steve received a B.A. in political science and Asian studies from Tufts University. He is a FINRA Series 7, 24 and 63 registered representative. Steve is 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.

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