Hamilton Crawford Joins Duff & Phelps’ Financial Sponsors Group as Managing Director

NEW YORK – Duff & Phelps, the premier global valuation and corporate finance advisor, announced that Hamilton (Ham) Crawford has joined Duff & Phelps as a managing director and Head of East Coast Coverage for the firm’s Financial Sponsors Group. Crawford possesses more than 20 years of experience in providing M&A advisory, private capital raising and valuation services.

Crawford is primarily responsible for building relationships between Duff & Phelps and private equity firms on the East Coast of the U.S., as well as the generation and execution of M&A transactions, including leveraged buyouts, divestitures, recapitalizations and strategic alternatives analyses; transactions opinions, such as fairness and solvency opinions; and corporate valuation opinions, primarily for ESOP, board of director advisory or other corporate purposes.

Bob Bartell, Managing Director and Global Head of Corporate Finance at Duff & Phelps commented, “Duff & Phelps continues to expand our financial sponsor coverage, access to M&A industry deal flow and full transaction lifecycle services. Ham’s deep private equity and M&A advisory experience will help clients continue to benefit from the kind of specialized insight and counsel that is the hallmark of our corporate finance practice.”

Crawford joins Duff & Phelps from Oppenheimer & Co., where he was a managing director and Head of Financial Sponsor Coverage. Prior to Oppenheimer, he was a managing director in the Financial Sponsors Group at Houlihan Lokey.

About Duff & Phelps

Duff & Phelps is the premier global valuation and corporate finance advisor with expertise in complex valuation, disputes and investigations, M&A, real estate, restructuring, and compliance and regulatory consulting. The firm’s more than 2,000 employees serve a diverse range of clients from offices around the world. For more information, visit www.duffandphelps.com.

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.

 
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