Duff & Phelps

Duff & Phelps is a leading global valuation and advisory services firm assisting clients on a range of strategic initiatives and critical situations. Find out how we are supporting its international growth plans…

Why we backed them

  • To invest behind a leading professional services firm with expertise in complex valuation, disputes and investigations, compliance and regulatory consulting, corporate finance and other governance-related issues
  • To support a differentiated global brand with strong client relationships and significant recurring revenue across a full suite of advisory and consulting services
  • To benefit from strong international growth opportunities and clear secular tailwinds around transparency, regulatory complexity and fair value accounting

The investment strategy

  • To back a growth-oriented management team who had the original vision to build a world class platform of valuation services
  • To further develop relationship management and marketing capabilities
  • To expand geographically through leveraging the existing brand, commercial relationships and capabilities in underpenetrated markets
  • To support the successful M&A agenda that management has pursued over the past 15 years with follow-on equity investment

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The metrics

2017

Acquisition year

€1,488m

Transaction value

2,500

Employees

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