#1 ranked provider of fairness opinions for boards of directors and special committees.Fairness Opinions
New York – Duff & Phelps, the premier global valuation and corporate finance advisor, today announced that the firm ranked first for the number of announced fairness opinions rendered in the U.S. and ranked second for the number of announced fairness opinions globally, according to Thomson Reuter’s “Mergers & Acquisition Review - First Half 2017.” The firm rendered 43 fairness opinions with an aggregate deal value of over $19 billion in the first half of 2017.
Duff & Phelps ranked #1 for U.S. fairness opinions and in the top two globally for fairness opinions in 2016, 2015 and 2013. Over the past decade, Duff & Phelps has rendered over 800 fairness opinions, representing more than $250 billion in deal value.
“Our transaction opinions team, located in key financial centers around the world, consistently delivers high-quality, independent financial advice that decision-makers can trust. As the market leader, we will continue to advise clients on all types of transactions, from M&A to financings to related-party situations, and provide fairness opinions that can withstand the most rigorous scrutiny,” stated Chris Janssen, Managing Director and the firm’s Head of Transaction Opinions.
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M&A advisory, capital raising and secondary market advisory services in the United States are provided by Duff & Phelps Securities, LLC. Member FINRA/SIPC. Pagemill Partners is a Division of Duff & Phelps Securities, LLC. M&A advisory and capital raising services in Canada are provided by Duff & Phelps Securities Canada Ltd., a registered Exempt Market Dealer. M&A advisory, capital raising and secondary market advisory services in the United Kingdom and across Europe are provided by Duff & Phelps Securities Ltd. (DPSL), which is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. In Germany M&A advisory and capital raising services are also provided by Duff & Phelps GmbH, which is a Tied Agent of DPSL. Valuation Advisory Services in India are provided by Duff & Phelps India Private Limited under a category 1 merchant banker license issued by the Securities and Exchange Board of India.