Nicholas N. Clemens (Nick) is a managing director in the M&A Advisory practice at Duff & Phelps and co-head of the Financial Sponsors Group. Nick is responsible for marketing the firms services with a focus on establishing and expanding relationships with financial sponsors, including private equity firms, family offices and hedge funds.

Nick leverages more than 15 years of corporate finance experience originating and executing mergers and acquisitions, exclusive sales and divestitures, private placements, and recapitalization transactions. Nick has experience working with portfolio companies of private equity groups, private companies, and publicly traded businesses across a broad array of industries, including capital equipment, specialized manufacturing, distribution, consumer products, food and beverage, business services and general industrials.

Prior to joining Duff & Phelps, Nick was with ABN AMRO Financial Services, Inc., a middle-market investment bank, where he focused on sell-side, buy-side and capital raising transactions primarily for private, middle-market companies operating in a variety of industries.

Nick received his MBA from the University of North Carolina's Kenan-Flagler Business School and his BS in Management from Purdue University. He is a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) registered representative, holding the FINRA series 7 and 63 licenses. Nick is an active member and on the board of the Charlotte Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth. 

 
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