Wed, Dec 18, 2019

Ekaterina Timaeva Named to 2020 Most Influential Women in Mid-Market M&A

New York – Duff & Phelps, the global advisor that protects, restores and maximizes value for clients, is pleased to announce that Ekaterina Timaeva, Managing Director in the Transaction Advisory Services practice, has been recognized by Mergers & Acquisitions as one of the 2020 Most Influential Women in Mid-Market M&A. The list, now in its fifth year, recognizes female leaders with significant influence at their companies and in the middle-market deal making space.
Timaeva has more than 20 years of corporate finance and industry experience assisting both private equity and strategic clients with manufacturing, aerospace and defense, consumer products, telecommunications, distribution, logistics and healthcare services. She specializes in leading financial due diligence investigations, providing transaction accounting and structuring guidance, performing business pre-deal valuations, supporting post-closing purchase price adjustments and negotiations, and providing financial reporting and consolidation assistance, including registration statements and dispute resolution.
Timaeva is also a co-chair of Duff & Phelps Network of Women, an internal global initiative focusing on attracting, retaining and developing women, providing opportunities for women to grow, network and build lasting business relationships.

Ray Newman, Global Head of Transaction Advisory Services at Duff & Phelps, commented, “It is important that women dealmakers are recognized for their contributions in a male-dominated industry. Ekaterina has had an extraordinary 2019, advising on many complex cross-border transactions and delivering exemplary work and services to our clients. She is an innovative dealmaker and ambitious leader. As an invaluable member of our team, we congratulate her for her well-deserved recognition.”

“It’s an honor to be named one of the most influential women in mid-market M&A. Thank you to Mergers & Acquisitions for continuing to put a spotlight on women dealmakers and congratulations to my fellow award recipients,” Timaeva added.

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

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