Stephen Burt is a managing director at Duff & Phelps.
Stephen Burt is a managing director at Duff & Phelps.

Stephen Burt

Global Head of M&A Advisory

Steve Burt is a managing director and the global head of the M&A Advisory practice and President of Kroll Securities, LLC, based in the Chicago office. In addition, he also serves as co-head of U.S. M&A Advisory. Steve leverages more than 20 years of middle-market M&A Advisory experience advising buyers and sellers of private businesses or public companies divesting divisions and subsidiaries.

Prior to joining the firm, Steve was a vice president at Harris Bank and provided corporate banking and advisory services to middle-market companies.

In addition to his mergers and acquisition advisory experience, Steve provides private placement and financial restructuring services to private and public companies. He has worked across multiple industries within the industrials sector, including building products, motor and gears, plastics and specialty chemicals and HVAC products and equipment. His accomplishments include executing the sale of more than 100 middle-market companies and raising more than $1 billion in capital for client companies. Steve has also spoken on a wide variety of topics related to the investment banking environment.

Steve received his MBA in finance from DePaul University and his B.S. in finance from Indiana University. He serves on the board of directors of Regal Beloit Corporation (NYSE: RBC), as well as the finance advisory board in the Driehaus College of Business at DePaul University.


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