Fairness and Solvency Opinions

Duff & Phelps Opinions practice helps boards of directors and special committees formed by boards fulfill their fiduciary responsibilities when considering many corporate transactions.

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Our team has particular expertise in situations where advisor independence is paramount and scrutiny is elevated.

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 2011-2020.

Since 2005, we have provided more than 1,133 fairness opinions ( nearly $570 billion in deal value) for clients contemplating:

  • Sell side / buy side mergers & acquisitions
  • Spin-offs, split-ups, divestitures
  • Going-private transactions
  • Related-party transactions

Duff & Phelps Opinions has rendered over 1,045 Solvency Opinions ($4.5 trillion in deal value) related to:

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Christopher Janssen
Chris Janssen
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Fairness and Solvency Opinions
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Robert A. Bartell, CFA
President, Corporate Finance
Corporate Finance and Restructuring
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Elyse Bluth
Elyse Bluth
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ESOP and ERISA Advisory
Chicago
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Andrew Capitman
Andrew Capitman
Managing Director
Fairness and Solvency Opinions
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Sheryl Cefali
Sheryl Cefali
Managing Director
Fairness and Solvency Opinions
Los Angeles
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Jeff Gordon
Jeff Gordon
Managing Director
Fairness and Solvency Opinions
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David Herr
David Herr
Managing Director
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Philadelphia
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Mark Kwilosz
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David Lee
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Danielle Montesano
Danielle Montesano
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Chicago
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