Thu, Feb 6, 2020

Duff & Phelps Appoints Chris Coley as Managing Director in Its Restructuring Advisory Practice

Coley to focus on the UK and European mid-market, complementing existing Duff & Phelps service offerings. 

London – Duff & Phelps, the global advisor that protects, restores and maximizes value for clients, has appointed Chris Coley as Managing Director, further strengthening its Global Restructuring Advisory practice.

Coley, who will be based in London, joins Duff & Phelps after nine years at FTI Consulting within the firm’s Corporate Finance and Restructuring practice, in both London and Singapore. He had previously trained within the corporate restructuring practice at Ernst & Young.

With 15 years of experience in financial and business advisory services, specializing in providing restructuring and turnaround advice to creditors, lenders, corporates and other stakeholders, Coley will bring considerable restructuring advisory expertise and skills to Duff & Phelps.

David Whitehouse, Managing Director and Head of UK Restructuring Advisory, Duff & Phelps, stated: “Chris has been involved in a number of high-profile restructuring assignments over the years, ranging from mid-market transactions to large complex financial restructuring engagements, with a strong focus on business reviews, liquidity management and corporate advisory across a wide range of industries and jurisdictions. This expertise will bring considerable strength to the team, not only in London but across the Global Restructuring Advisory practice.”

Chris Coley, Managing Director, Restructuring Advisory, Duff & Phelps, added: "I am delighted to be joining the team at Duff & Phelps and look forward to contributing to the continuing development of the practice. I believe I have joined the team at an incredibly exciting time where I can continue to focus on the mid-market in a major advisory role as the firm continues to grow in the UK and Europe.”

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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