Matthew Schwartz

Matt Schwartz is a director in the Chicago office of Kroll and part of the Fairness and Solvency Opinions practice. He has extensive experience executing engagements for fairness opinions, solvency opinions and business valuation opinions.

Matt has completed numerous financial advisory and valuation assignments involving fairness and solvency opinions, commercially reasonable debt opinions, strategic planning, financial reporting and ERISA valuations and transactions.

Matt has advised on a variety of public and private company transactions, including going-private, leveraged buyouts, asset sales, reverse mergers, related-party transactions, spin-offs, recapitalizations, and ESOP transactions. He has advised clients across a broad range of industries, including consumer products, consumer retail, financial services, energy, healthcare, media, technology and manufacturing.

Matt received his BBA in Finance from the University of Michigan. He is a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) registered representative, holding the FINRA Series 79 and 63 licenses.

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Corporate Finance and Restructuring

M&A advisory, restructuring and insolvency, debt advisory, strategic alternatives, transaction diligence and independent financial opinions.

Fairness and Solvency Opinions

Duff & Phelps Opinions is a global leader in Fairness Opinions and Special Committee Advisory, ranking #1 for total number of U.S. and global fairness opinions over the past 10 years, according to Refinitiv cumulative data from 2013-2022.

Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Advisory

Kroll’s investment banking practice has extensive experience in M&A deal strategy and structuring, capital raising, transaction advisory services and financial sponsor coverage. Duff & Phelps acquired Kroll in 2018 and unified under the Kroll brand in 2020.

Technology Investment Banking

Technology expertise for middle-market M&A transactions. In 2018, Duff & Phelps acquired Kroll and unified under the Kroll brand in 2020.

Private Capital Markets – Debt Advisory

Kroll has extensive experience raising capital for middle-market companies to support a wide range of transactions. Duff & Phelps acquired Kroll in 2018 and unified under the Kroll brand in 2020.

Financial Sponsors Group

Dedicated coverage and access to M&A deal-flow for financial sponsors. In 2018, Duff & Phelps acquired Kroll and unified under the Kroll brand in 2020.

Distressed M&A and Special Situations

Kroll professionals have advised hundreds of companies, investors and other stakeholders at all stages of distressed transactions and special situations.

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M&A Advisory

China Transactions Insights – Early Winter 2022

Dec 08, 2022

by Bob Bartell, CFAPatrick WuChris JanssenSerena ShiRicky LeeKaty WongMatthew Schwartz

Economic Outlook

The Debt Ceiling—This Time is Different

May 19, 2023

M&A Updates

Food and Beverage M&A Industry Insights – Spring 2023

May 16, 2023

by Bob Bartell, CFAJosh BennHoward JohnsonFarzad MukhiMark KramerDevin KennealyJennifer Terrell Stephanie Lau

M&A Updates

European Mid-Market Debt Update – Spring 2023

May 04, 2023

by Andreas StoecklinPhilip Dakin

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