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.

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Our thorough understanding of the industry, comprehensive M&A services and deep experience across every facet of the deal lifecycle enables our clients to manage transaction risk, create long-term value and make timely, smarter decisions.

Our capabilities span sell-side and buy-side M&A advisory, M&A due diligence, fairness and solvency opinions, secondary market advisory services, valuation, compliance, disputes, tax, restructuring and cybersecurity, amongst others.

Leading Middle-Market Investment Banking and M&A Advisor

Our team advises public corporations, private equity investors, financial sponsors, family-owned businesses, and other private companies in middle-market sell-side and buy-side M&A transactions globally, with regional teams situated in U.S., Canada, UK, Germany, France, China, and Brazil. We enable clients to navigate the complexity of each transaction with confidence to get the deal done at the right price, from decision support at origination to deal closing and beyond.

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Clients choose us for our:

  • Senior staff engagement throughout every M&A transaction
  • We have provided over 2,376 fairness and solvency opinions with over $7 trillion in deal value since 2005
  • Global reach, including dedicated M&A professionals in the U.S., Canada, UK, Germany, France, China, Brazil and India
  • Dedicated industry expertise across seven sectors
  • Financial Sponsor coverage and access to the global private equity community
  • Breadth of in-house corporate finance and financial M&A advisory services, which significantly enhance M&A processes and outcomes for our clients

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