Keith Gray is a director in the Transaction Opinions practice at Duff & Phelps and is based in Chicago. He has extensive experience executing engagements for fairness opinions, solvency opinions and business valuation opinions.
Keith has completed numerous financial advisory and valuation assignments involving fairness opinions, solvency opinions, commercially reasonable debt opinions, strategic planning, financial reporting, ERISA valuations and transactions and litigation support. He has rendered fairness and solvency opinions in a variety of public and private company transactions, including going-private, leveraged buyouts, asset sales, reverse mergers, related-party transactions, spin-offs, recapitalizations, and ESOP transactions.
Keith has experience across a broad range of industries, including consumer products, consumer retail, financial services, food and beverage, real estate, energy, healthcare, printing, media, technology, and manufacturing, among others. He has executed engagements for corporate clients including Cargill, Incorporated, CDW Corporation, Energizer Holdings, Inc., Expedia Inc., Hallmark Cards, Inc., Herff Jones, Inc., Kronos Incorporated, Rockwood Holdings, Inc., Selig Group, Inc., Spirit Airlines, Inc., The Yankee Candle Company, Inc., and TripAdvisor Inc., and for private equity clients, including ABRY Partners, Apollo Global Management, Behrman Capital, Hellman & Friedman, KKR, Madison Dearborn Partners, Oaktree Capital Management, and Sun Capital Partners.
Keith received his M.B.A. in finance and accounting from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business and his B.A. in mathematics and economics from Cornell University. He is a FINRA Series 63 and 79 registered representative.