Elyse Bluth joined Duff & Phelps in 1984. She is a managing director in the Chicago office and heads the firm's ESOP and ERISA Advisory Services practice, focused on transaction and valuation services to employee benefit plans. Elyse has more than 20 years of corporate finance experience, including mergers, acquisitions, divestures and valuation.
Elyse specializes in advising selling shareholders, company management, boards of directors and fiduciaries in implementing ESOP transactions and other services for ERISA plans. She has structured and negotiated numerous transactions using employer securities as well as provided transaction opinions and ongoing valuation services of nonpublic assets and investments. Elyse has worked with Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 clients across numerous industry verticals.
Elyse holds an M.B.A. in finance with a concentration in accounting from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business and an A.B. in mathematics from Bryn Mawr College. She is a chartered financial analyst charterholder.