Tue, Jul 12, 2016

Vin Batra Has Joined Duff & Phelps

Duff & Phelps, the premier global valuation and corporate finance advisor, today announced that Vin Batra has joined the firm’s global Restructuring Advisory practice as a managing director in its New York office.

At Duff & Phelps, Vin will assist debtors and creditors with in and out-of-court restructurings and financings, and distressed M&A transactions. Leveraging the firm’s broad platform capabilities, he will also work across the firm’s M&A, Transaction Advisory, Valuation and Disputes and Investigations teams to provide comprehensive support to clients. Vin has extensive experience working with companies in the healthcare, industrials, media, telecom/technology, business services, and consumer sectors, and will be supported by Duff & Phelps dedicated industry teams to share this expertise with clients.

Brian Cullen, head of Duff & Phelps U.S. Restructuring practice, said, “Vin brings deep capital structure and restructuring expertise to our well-established and growing Restructuring Advisory and Special Situations practice. Vin’s investor and law firm relationships complements Duff & Phelps global reach. We are pleased to have Vin onboard and expect him to add immediate value to our clients.”

Prior to joining Duff & Phelps, Vin focused on originating and executing special situation transactions as a senior member of other restructuring and corporate finance teams. Vin spent the early part of his career at Lehman Brothers and Arthur Andersen. Vin received his M.B.A from New York University’s Stern School of Business. He is a Certified Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder and passed the CPA exams (State of Colorado).

About Duff & Phelps

Duff & Phelps is the premier global valuation and corporate finance advisor with expertise in complex valuation, M&A, restructuring, dispute and legal management consulting 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, 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 and capital raising 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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