Independent Boards Advisory Services
Duff & Phelps Opinions practice delivers superior financial advice to accommodate the complex demands of a company’s Board of Directors.Contact Us
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Every day, boards of directors make decisions that are subject to intense external scrutiny. In pursuing the best interests of shareholders, boards must deliberate on complex corporate transactions, often in sub-optimal circumstances. Conflicted investment bankers with contingent fee arrangements, related-party transactions, and the lack of market-clearing mechanisms in certain deals all complicate the board decision-making process. We are experts in advising and opining on transactions.
Our expertise in independent board advice includes:
- Special Committees
- Takeover Defense
- Shareholder Activism
- Management Buyouts
- Dual-class Structures
- Reasonable of Forward-Looking Statements/Audit and Independent Assessment of Financial Projections
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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.
#1 ranked provider of fairness opinions for boards of directors and special committees.
Duff & Phelps Opinions practice helps boards of directors and special committees formed by boards fulfill their fiduciary responsibilities when considering many corporate 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.