A leading global financial advisory and investment banking firm, Duff & Phelps balances analytical skills, deep market insight and independence to help clients make sound decisions. We provide wide-ranging support through every stage of a transaction, complex business matter or dispute. Our professionals bring technical skills and deep experience to each of the following areas.ValuationDuff & Phelps leverages technical expertise and industry knowledge to deliver objective and independent assessments of value. Our professionals help clients fulfill even the most complex financial reporting and tax requirements. We closely monitor the regulatory landscape and consistently provide input to key groups that influence the development and implementation of rules that have valuation-related implications. Each of our valuation opinions is fully defensible and documented to withstand scrutiny from regulatory bodies, auditors and other stakeholders.
Investment BankingDuff & Phelps provides advisory services in mergers and acquisitions, financings, transaction opinions and restructurings for organizations around the world. Guiding management teams and stakeholders through the transaction process, our team leverages years of experience and industry expertise to maximize value for clients and ensure that their strategic goals are met on the best possible terms.
Alternative Asset AdvisoryDuff & Phelps’ Alternative Asset Advisory segment provides consulting services related to the valuation of illiquid, difficult-to-value investments and complex securities. Our Portfolio Valuation and Complex Asset Solutions services focus on assets for which no “active market” quotations exist. Additionally, due diligence services help buyers and sellers navigate aspects of particular transactions involving finance, taxation, pension benefits, information technology and operations.
RestructuringDuff & Phelps advises companies, financial sponsors, lenders, creditors and other interested parties involved in distressed transactions and other special situations. Our North American team’s extensive experience includes both out-of-court and in-court matters. The European Restructuring team serves clients across a broad range of industries and situations, from operational and financial underperformance to insolvency and other special situations; services include P&L improvement, working capital management and debt and capital structuring. In the UK, our team focuses on corporate restructuring, business turnaround and insolvency services.
Dispute ConsultingDuff & Phelps’ experienced team responds clearly and directly to client needs with testimony and consultation that leverages deep knowledge and the resources available throughout the firm. Our dispute consulting team provides rigorous financial analysis and other intelligence derived from decades of hands-on, real-world experience. We have the credibility and communications savvy necessary to simplify even the most complex matters in a manner that is understandable and compelling. .
Legal Management ConsultingDuff & Phelps provides services that maximize corporate and government legal department performance and efficiency in the areas of strategy, operations, technology and implementation, compliance and risk management. For law firms, our team focuses on enhancing organizational effectiveness and strategic planning as well as gathering and managing information required by investigations and the discovery process in litigation matters.
Tax ServicesDuff & Phelps provides tax-related valuation and consulting services for a range of issues related to transactions, compliance, planning and disputes. We help clients capture value by adhering to a thorough and responsive client service approach. Specifically, we provide tax valuation, property tax, transfer pricing, business incentives advisory, unclaimed property and tax risk advisory services.
Transaction AdvisoryDuff & Phelps’ Transaction Advisory Services professionals provide merger and acquisition financial, tax, information technology and human resource due diligence to private equity, hedge fund and strategic investors. Our professionals are able to advise on all aspects of the investment cycle employing an approach that focuses on value drivers and deal-breakers that are critical to investment decisions.
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