Wed, Feb 10, 2016

Duff & Phelps Strengthens German MA Practice with the Appointment of Christoph Ulrich

Frankfurt, February 10, 2016 - Duff & Phelps, the premier global valuation and corporate finance advisor, is pleased to welcome Christoph Ulrich as a director in its Corporate Finance Advisory practice in Germany.

Christoph’s appointment further strengthens Duff & Phelps presence in mergers and acquisitions in German speaking regions across Europe. Prior to joining Duff & Phelps, Christoph worked in M&A at Lincoln International and Lazard where he advised leading mid and large cap corporates, as well as financial investors on numerous cross-border transactions. He has over 16 years of experience in corporate finance and M&A.

“We have successfully expanded our business in Germany during the last 12 months, now operating six offices, with more than 85 professionals across our practices. I am delighted to welcome Christoph, who will play a leading role in our efforts to significantly grow our M&A practice in Frankfurt. His extensive experience in private and public M&A transactions, primarily in the industrial and business services sectors, will allow us to build on the positive momentum we have created,” said Andreas Stoecklin, Managing Director of Duff & Phelps and Country Leader for Germany.

Duff & Phelps has been operating in Germany since 2006, but has grown considerably in the last 12 months through several senior hires and the acquisition of American Appraisal, which includes Real Estate Advisory Group (REAG). Clients of the firm in Germany include private equity funds, law firms and leading corporates such as Airbus Group, BASF, KKR, ProSiebenSat.1, Siemens and Telefónica Germany.

Duff & Phelps has six offices in Germany, including Munich, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Berlin, Cologne and Bremen, with over 85 professionals in Valuation Advisory, Corporate Finance/M&A and Real Estate Advisory through its REAG division.

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M&A advisory and capital raising 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 and capital raising services in the United Kingdom and Germany are provided by Duff & Phelps Securities Ltd., which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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