Wed, Jul 24, 2019

Duff & Phelps Expands Transaction Advisory Services Practice With New Managing Director

LONDON — Duff & Phelps, the global advisor that protects, restores and maximizes value for clients, today announced that Paul Martin has joined the firm as a managing director and leads the firm’s UK Transaction Advisory Services practice, based in the firm’s London office.

Martin has over 25 years of experience providing clients with financial and operational deal advice, with a focus on private equity and large corporates. Highly regarded in the private equity industry, Martin has led projects and teams across all aspects of the deal life cycle from origination, due diligence execution, post-deal control, performance improvement, exit readiness, sell-side support through to exit. In addition, he has worked with clients across the world and has advised on cross-border transactions in Europe, the U.S., Africa and Asia. 

Ray Newman, Managing Director and Global Leader of Transaction Advisory Services at Duff & Phelps, commented, “Paul is a recognized transaction leader who provides a hands-on, commercial approach and has a proven track record of maximizing value for clients. As our practice continues to grow, having someone of Paul’s caliber on the ground in London is instrumental in expanding our transaction advisory service offerings in the UK and Europe as well as globally and I am thrilled to have him on our team.”

Martin joins Duff & Phelps from Grant Thornton where he was a Partner in the firm’s Transaction Advisory Services practice and drove the practice’s growth into the private equity and large corporate space. Prior to Grant Thornton, Martin was a Partner in the Transaction Support group at Ernst & Young.

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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