New York - Duff & Phelps, the premier global valuation and corporate finance advisor, today announced that it has expanded its Canadian operations with the acquisition of Campbell Valuation Partners Limited (“CVPL”) and affiliated corporate finance firm Veracap M&A International (“Veracap”). The full team from both organizations – including principals Howard Johnson, Chris Nobes and Errol Soriano - will be joining Duff & Phelps. Among other benefits, the CVPL acquisition solidifies Duff & Phelps as the leading business valuation firm in Canada with the largest team of independent financial experts in litigation.
In addition to CVPL, the addition of Veracap strengthens Duff & Phelps middle-market buy-side, sell-side, capital raising and broader corporate finance capabilities in Canada.
Scott Davidson, Canada Leader for Duff & Phelps, said, “We welcome the CVPL and Veracap team to our thriving practice. The synergy between CVPL, Veracap and Duff & Phelps reflects not only the firms’ complementary suite of services across business valuation, corporate finance, disputes and investigations, restructuring and transfer pricing, but also our shared commitment to client service, independence and thought leadership.”
Howard Johnson, Principal of CVPL and Veracap, continued, “Our full team is pleased to be joining an organization that has a decades-long history of providing independent valuation and litigation support in the Canadian market, similar to our own. This transaction solidifies our Canadian presence, with now over 60 professionals in Canada. We also look forward to offering our clients broader service capabilities and additional cross-border support via Duff & Phelps global platform.”
Duff & Phelps, CVPL and Veracap have published numerous leading books and studies on valuation and corporate finance, including Canada Valuation Service, The 2016 International Valuation Handbook, Accounting of Profits Calculations in Intellectual Property Cases in Canada, Damages Calculations in Intellectual Property Cases in Canada, Strategic Acquisitions, Business Valuation, Selling a Private Company, Cost of Capital and The Canadian Goodwill Impairment Study, among others.
About Duff & Phelps
Duff & Phelps is the premier global valuation and corporate finance advisor with expertise in complex valuation, disputes and investigations, M&A, real estate, restructuring, and compliance and regulatory consulting. The firm’s more than 2,000 employees serve a diverse range of clients from offices around the world. For more information, visit www.duffandphelps.com.
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 and capital raising advisory services are provided in a number of European countries through Duff & Phelps Securities Ltd, UK, which includes branches in Ireland and Germany. Duff & Phelps Securities Ltd, UK, is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.
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