Henry Smithers is a managing director in the M&A Advisory practice, based in the London office. Henry leverages more than 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). Before that, he held the title of associate in the European Acquisitions team at Starwood Capital, targeting UK and Nordic investments. Earlier in his career he worked at J.P. Morgan and Gleacher Partners in their M&A advisory departments.

Henry received a Bachelor of Commerce with first class honors from the University of Sydney and an MBA from INSEAD.

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