Explore Our Firm's History

From our storied beginnings as "Duff & Phelps" in 1932 - to a new firm and expanded capabilities - and now One Team, One Kroll. Our evolution over nearly 100 years is just the beginning.

 

 

Our Evolution Our Evolution

Timeline

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  • Duff & Phelps transitioned from a public to private entity

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  • Acquired Standard & Poor's Corporate Value Consulting(included PwC's legacy valuation business)

1994
  • Sold credit rating and investment management business

1932
  • William H. Duff and George E. Phelps opened their firm Duff & Phelps in Chicago to provide investment research
William H. Duff and George E. Phelps opened their firm Duff & Phelps in Chicago to provide investment research

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Valuation

Valuation of businesses, assets and alternative investments for financial reporting, tax and other purposes.

Compliance and Regulation

End-to-end governance, advisory and monitorship solutions to detect, mitigate and remediate security, legal, compliance and regulatory risk.

Corporate Finance and Restructuring

Comprehensive investment banking, corporate finance, restructuring and insolvency services to investors, asset managers, companies and lenders.

Cyber Risk

Incident response, digital forensics, breach notification, managed detection services, penetration testing, cyber assessments and advisory.

Environmental, Social and Governance

Advisory and technology solutions, including policies and procedures, screening and due diligence, disclosures and reporting and investigations, value creation, and monitoring.

Investigations and Disputes

World-wide expert services and tech-enabled advisory through all stages of diligence, forensic investigation, litigation and testimony.

Business Services

Expert provider of complex administrative solutions for capital events globally. Our services include claims and noticing administration, debt restructuring and liability management services, agency and trustee services and more.