Duff & Phelps Expands Restructuring Advisory and Special Situations Practice With New Managing Director

New York — Duff & Phelps, the global advisor that protects, restores and maximizes value for clients, today announced that Geoffrey Frankel has joined the firm as a managing director in its Restructuring Advisory, Distressed M&A and Special Situations practice, based in the New York office.

Frankel has nearly 30 years of experience in M&A, debt advisory, bankruptcy reorganizations and restructurings, operational turnarounds and bankruptcy litigation support services. Prior to joining Duff & Phelps, his experience includes leading the Special Situations and Distressed M&A practice at Huron Consulting, Harris Williams and McDonald & Company d/b/a KeyBanc Capital Markets. Frankel began his career as a restructuring and bankruptcy lawyer at Skadden in New York City.

Bob Bartell, Global Head of Corporate Finance at Duff & Phelps, commented, “Geoffrey’s appointment is another important step in the expansion of our Restructuring Advisory, Distressed M&A and Special Situations practice. The combination of his investment banking, private equity and legal experience will enable us to further strengthen our comprehensive restructuring offering which specializes in providing solutions to clients in the most challenging times. We are delighted to welcome Geoffrey to the team.”

About Duff & Phelps
Duff & Phelps is the global advisor that protects, restores and maximizes value for clients in the areas of valuation, corporate finance, disputes and investigations, cyber security, claims administration and regulatory issues. We work with clients across diverse sectors on matters of good governance and transparency. With Kroll, the leading global provider of risk solutions, and Prime Clerk, the leader in complex business services and claims administration, our firm has nearly 4,000 professionals in 25 countries around the world.

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, capital raising and secondary market advisory services in the United Kingdom are provided by Duff & Phelps Securities Ltd. (DPSL), which is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. 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.

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