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 2011-2020.

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

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

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 ($5.5 trillion in deal value) related to:

Ranked no. 1 for U.S., EMEA and Global Fairness Opinions

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Christopher Janssen
Chris Janssen
Managing Director and Global Head of Transaction Opinions
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Chicago
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Robert A. Bartell, CFA
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Corey Bleil
Corey Bleil
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Chris Swiecicki is a director at Duff & Phelps.
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Elyse Bluth
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Andrew Capitman
Andrew Capitman
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Sheryl Cefali
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Jeff Gordon
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