Steve Burt is a managing director and the global head of the M&A Advisory practice and President of Duff & Phelps Securities, LLC, based in the Chicago office. Steve leverages more than 20 years of middle-market M&A Advisory  experience advising buyers and sellers of private businesses or public companies divesting divisions and subsidiaries.

Prior to joining Duff & Phelps, Steve was a vice president at Harris Bank and provided corporate banking and advisory services to middle-market companies.

In addition to his mergers and acquisition advisory experience, Steve provides private placement and financial restructuring services to private and public companies. He has worked across multiple industries within the industrials sector, including building products, motor and gears, plastics and specialty chemicals and HVAC products and equipment. His accomplishments include executing the sale of more than 100 middle-market companies and raising more than $1 billion in capital for client companies. Steve has also spoken on a wide variety of topics related to the investment banking environment.

Steve received his MBA in finance from DePaul University and his B.S. in finance from Indiana University. He serves on the board of directors of Regal Beloit Corporation (NYSE: RBC), as well as the finance advisory board in the Driehaus College of Business at DePaul University.

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