Brad Hileman joined Duff & Phelps in 2005. He is a managing director in the Los Angeles office and is a member of the M&A practice. In addition, he serves as Head of the Financial Sponsors Group. He has more than 10 years of experience in providing investment banking and valuation services.
At Duff & Phelps, Brad is primarily responsible for building relationships with private equity firms across the U.S. He is also responsible for the generation and execution of (i) M&A transactions, including leveraged buyouts, divestitures, recapitalizations and strategic alternatives analyses, (ii) Transactions Opinions, such as fairness and solvency opinions and (iii) Corporate Valuation Opinions, primarily for ESOP, Board of Director advisory or other corporate purposes.
Prior to joining Duff & Phelps in 2005, Brad was an analyst at Sanli, Pastore & Hill, a Los Angeles-based valuation firm.
Brad received his B.S. in management science from the University of California, San Diego and his M.B.A. from UCLA Anderson, where he graduated as a Harold M. Williams Fellow (top 2% of class). Mr. Hileman holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. He is also an Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) of the American Society of Appraisers and a Registered Representative holding FINRA Series 7, 63 and 79 licenses.