Nicholas N. Clemens (Nick) is a managing director in the Chicago office, where he works in the M&A practice. In addition, he serves as the Head of Midwest Financial Sponsor Coverage Group.
Nick leverages more than 11 years of investment banking experience executing mergers and acquisitions, exclusive sales and divestitures, private placements, and recapitalization transactions. Nick has experience working with private companies, portfolio companies of private equity groups and publicly traded businesses across a broad array of industries including capital equipment, specialized manufacturing, distribution, consumer products, food and beverage, business services and general industrial.
Prior to joining Duff & Phelps, Nick was with ABN AMRO Financial Services, Inc., a middle-market investment bank where he focused on sell-side, buy-side and capital raising transactions primarily for private, middle-market companies operating in a variety of industries.
Nick received his M.B.A. from the University of North Carolina's Kenan-Flagler Business School and his B.S. in Management from Purdue University. He is a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) registered representative, holding the FINRA series 7 and 63 licenses. Nick is a member of the Chicago Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth.