Comprehensive support throughout mergers and acquisitions and other corporate transactions.Corporate Finance
Henry Smithers is a managing director in the London office and part of the global M&A Advisory practice. Henry has 13 years of corporate finance and private equity experience during which he has advised on a range of transactions focused on the business services sector. Most recently, Henry has been involved in transactions in specialist consulting, education and training, healthcare services and transportation sub-sectors.
Prior to joining Duff & Phelps, Henry founded and led a VC-backed mobile application focused on the gifting and loyalty industry where he built a network of over 100 merchant partners and completed the Springboard Mobile accelerator program (now Techstars).
Prior to this, Henry worked as an Associate in the European Acquisitions team at Starwood Capital, targeting UK and Nordic investments. Prior to Starwood Capital, Henry worked at J.P. Morgan and Gleacher Partners in their M&A advisory departments.
Henry holds a Bachelor of Commerce with first class honors from the University of Sydney and an MBA from INSEAD.
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