Fri, May 22, 2020

Duff & Phelps Strengthens IT Due Diligence Services with New Managing Director

New York – Duff & Phelps, the global advisor that protects, restores and maximizes value for clients, today announced that Alpa Kamdar has joined the firm as a managing director in the Transaction Advisory Services (TAS) practice, specializing in IT and cyber due diligence, based in San Francisco. The combination of technology expertise at Duff & Phelps and cyber resilience offerings at Kroll, a division of Duff & Phelps will enhance cyber security and IT due diligence services for clients worldwide.

With over 22 years of experience advising clients across various stages of the M&A lifecycle, Kamdar brings unique expertise in technology diligence services. She joins Duff & Phelps from RSM, where she led the west region technology diligence practice. In this role, Kamdar focused on M&A and Divestiture services for private equity clients on both the buy- and sell-side and managed post-close carve-outs and integration initiatives. Prior to RSM, Kamdar was at PwC where she served as M&A IT integration manager and was the solution lead for the M&A IT blueprint service offerings as part of the firm’s technology services.

Kamdar specializes in integration, platform acquisition, carve-outs, stand-alone and divestiture of business processes and systems with primary focus in designing IT strategy, developing cost and revenue synergies, helping companies with exit strategies and deploying short- and long-term initiatives post close. She has advised large corporations, mid-size private equity firms, portfolio companies and investment banks across a range of industries, including industrial manufacturing, distribution, consumer products, retail, media and entertainment, engineering and construction, technology and professional services.

Ray Newman, Managing Director and head of TAS at Duff & Phelps, commented, “Alpa’s addition to the team comes at a time when buyers, sellers and their portfolios are increasingly focused on the technical and operational value drivers that help ensure a successful transaction. With that, her background and expertise will be invaluable to our practice as we continue to deliver the highest quality advise to our clients.”

About Duff & Phelps 
Duff & Phelps is the global advisor that protects, restores and maximizes value for clients in the areas of valuation, corporate finance, disputes and investigations, cyber security, claims administration and regulatory issues. We work with clients across diverse sectors on matters of good governance and transparency. With Kroll, the leading global provider of risk solutions, and Prime Clerk, the leader in complex business services and claims administration, our firm has nearly 4,000 professionals in 25 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. 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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