Mon, Nov 11, 2019

Duff & Phelps Expands UK Transaction Advisory Services Practice with Andrew Probert as Managing Director

London – Duff & Phelps, the global advisor that protects, restores and maximizes value for clients, today announced that Andrew Probert has joined the firm as a managing director in the Transaction Advisory Services (TAS) practice, based in London. Andrew will lead on the firm’s global accounting structuring offering, providing support on all types of transactions including: acquisitions and divestitures; refinancings; restructurings; minority interests; and joint ventures across a variety of industries and geographies. 

Probert has over 20 years of experience working on a variety of projects to support a range of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, securitizations (traditional and synthetic), debt-to-equity swaps, capital reorganization, returns of value, exit strategies including initial public offerings and joint venture arrangements. He has advised clients on complex accounting and practical issues for financial instruments under IFRS and IFRS conversions for a number of financial institutions.

Prior to joining Duff & Phelps, Probert was an associate partner at Ernst & Young where he focused on designing optimal deal structures and delivering deal value for a wide range of clients and industries. Prior to this, he spent over 14 years at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Andrew is a subject matter expert on IFRS 3 (Business Combinations); IFRS 10 (Consolidated Financial Statements); IAS 32 and 39; and IFRS 9 (Financial instruments). His work often involves liaising with senior client management, other advisors, corporate lawyers and legal counsel.

Paul Martin, Managing Director and UK TAS Leader at Duff & Phelps, commented: “We’re delighted to have Andrew join us in this exciting stage of growth at the firm and build on the expertise we have amassed in delivering integrated financial and operational advice to our clients.”

About Duff & Phelps
Duff & Phelps is the global advisor that protects, restores and maximizes value for clients in the areas of valuation, corporate finance, investigations, disputes, cyber security, compliance and regulatory matters, and other governance-related issues. We work with clients across diverse sectors, mitigating risk to assets, operations and people. With Kroll, a division of Duff & Phelps since 2018, our firm has nearly 3,500 professionals in 28 countries around the world. For more information, visit

M&A advisory, capital raising and secondary market advisory services in the United States are provided by Duff & Phelps Securities, LLC. Member FINRA/SIPC. Pagemill Partners is a Division of Duff & Phelps Securities, LLC. M&A advisory, capital raising and secondary market advisory services in the United Kingdom are provided by Duff & Phelps Securities Ltd. (DPSL), which is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. M&A advisory and capital raising services in Germany are provided by Duff & Phelps GmbH, which is a Tied Agent of DPSL. Valuation Advisory Services in India are provided by Duff & Phelps India Private Limited under a category 1 merchant banker license issued by the Securities and Exchange Board of India.

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