Fri, Mar 12, 2021

Duff & Phelps Expands UK Transaction Advisory Services Practice with Appointment of Atul Agarwal as Managing Director

London – Duff & Phelps, a Kroll business, the world’s premier provider of services and digital products related to governance, risk and transparency, has announced the appointment of Atul Agarwal as a managing director in the firm’s Transaction Advisory Services business, based in London. Agarwal will also serve as a part of the firm’s Comprehensive Due Diligence practice.

Agarwal leverages over 20 years of experience providing advisory services to both corporates and private equity firms on all aspects of the deal lifecycle, including operational and technology due diligence, carve-outs and separation, post-deal integration and value creation.

Ray Newman, Managing Director and Global Head of Transaction Advisory Services at Duff & Phelps, commented: “Atul is a well-recognized transactions advisor with deep strategic and operational experience. He brings a significant track record in closing deals and delivering sustainable value to clients. Atul’s addition to the team will further strengthen our plans to expand our offering and grow the business in Europe, and I am thrilled to welcome him to the team.”

Prior to joining Duff & Phelps, Agarwal served as an associate partner in the Transaction Strategy and Execution team at Ernst & Young (EY), where he was responsible for providing operational advice to clients across the transaction lifecycle. Prior to EY, he worked for Boston Consulting Group as a principal, where he guided consumer and healthcare clients on strategy, operations and value creation. Agarwal’s vast transaction advisory services expertise includes project engagements across industry sectors including food and beverage, consumer non-durables, tobacco, aerospace, metals, mining, logistics, couriers and utilities.

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For nearly 100 years, Duff & Phelps has helped clients make confident decisions in the areas of valuation, real estate, taxation and transfer pricing, disputes, M&A advisory and other corporate transactions. For more information, visit

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