Mon, Apr 25, 2016

Brad Hileman Recognized as an Emerging Leader by The MA Advisor

Duff & Phelps today announced that Brad Hileman, Managing Director and Head of the Financial Sponsors Group, is a recipient of the 7th Annual Emerging Leaders Award. The winners were chosen from a pool of prominent nominees for their notable accomplishments in business and in service to the community.

The M&A Advisor, renowned globally for its recognition and presentation of leading M&A, financing and turnaround professionals, created its recognition awards program to promote mentorship and professional development among the emerging leaders of our industry.

“This award demonstrates Brad’s commitment to his clients and our organization,” said Bob Bartell, Global Head of Corporate Finance of Duff & Phelps. “Brad exemplifies the expertise and high-quality work Duff & Phelps is known for and we wish him continued success in his career.”

Brad Hileman joined Duff & Phelps in 2005 and is a managing director and head of the firm’s Financial Sponsors Group. At Duff & Phelps, Brad is primarily responsible for building relationships with private equity firms across the U.S. He is also responsible for the generation and execution of (i) M&A transactions, including leveraged buyouts, divestitures, recapitalization and strategic alternatives analyses, (ii) Transactions Opinions, such as fairness and solvency opinions and (iii) Corporate Valuation Opinions, primarily for ESOP, Board of Director advisory or other corporate purposes.

Brad received his B.S. in management science from the University of California, San Diego and his M.B.A. from UCLA Anderson, where he graduated as a Harold M. Williams Fellow (top 2% of class) and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. He is also an Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) of the American Society of Appraisers and a Registered Representative holding FINRA Series 7, 63 and 79 licenses.

About Duff & Phelps

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