Global Restructuring Advisory
Advising companies, financial sponsors and other stakeholders involved in challenging situations and distressed transactions.
Rob Armstrong is a managing director in the Global Restructuring Advisory practice, based in the London office. He has more than 15 years of experience assisting clients with allegations of fraud, misfeasance, other financial misconduct or improper behavior.
Prior to joining Duff & Phelps, Rob was an appointment taking director at RSM in the Special Investigations team. In this role, Rob dealt with a portfolio of cases which involved either asset tracing, high-net-worth individuals or complex insolvency litigation.
Rob specializes in contentious insolvency litigation, providing solutions to creditors and other stakeholders to recover assets both in the UK and globally. He leads complex insolvency appointments, including provisional liquidations, high-profile bankruptcies, corporate and personal fraud investigations, and pursuing directors for misfeasance.
Previous insolvency appointments include:
Rob received a bachelor’s degree with honors in management studies, specializing in finance, from the University of Leicester. He received a Certificate of Proficiency in Insolvency (CPI) and is a qualified insolvency practitioner with the Joint Insolvency Exam Board (JIEB).
Duff & Phelps Advised Cristian Lay on its acquisition of Grupo Gallardo to KKR on the standstill agreement between all lenders, assist with cash management, financial due diligence and operational due diligence.
Following an accelerated M&A process, Duff & Phelps sold the business and assets to Reynolds Catering Supplies Limited in a transaction which preserved the jobs of all 62 staff.