April 15 Moelis & Co's initial public
offering has been priced at $25 per share, a market source said,
valuing the independent investment bank at about $1.29 billion.
The company's IPO raised about $162.5 million at that price,
which was slightly below the expected price range of $26-$29 per
Moelis, founded and led by veteran Wall Street investment
banker Ken Moelis, is offering 6.5 million shares of Class A
common stock. It initially planned to offer 7.3 million shares.
The bank intends to list on the New York Stock Exchange
under the symbol "MC".
Goldman Sachs & Co and Morgan Stanley are the lead
underwriters for the offering.
(Reporting by Avik Das in Bangalore; Editing by Simon Jennings)