NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Duff & Phelps, the global advisor that protects, restores and maximizes value for clients, today announced the formation of a new business unit as a result of its recently completed acquisition of Kroll. The Governance, Risk, Investigations and Disputes practice combines Duff & Phelps’ expertise in disputes and investigations with Kroll’s extensive investigations, cyber security, due diligence and compliance skills. Carl Jenkins, who has been serving as global leader for Duff & Phelps’ Disputes and Investigations practice, has been named global leader for the Governance, Risk, Investigations and Disputes unit.
Jenkins commented, “Increasingly, our clients are confronting governance, risk and related challenges that call for global resources, technical expertise and unquestioned independence and integrity. These attributes are at the core of our newly established Governance, Risk, Investigations and Disputes business unit, and we are confident that clients will benefit from the consolidated offering. This new business unit will work in tandem with our existing professionals in Valuation Advisory and Corporate Finance to help clients make informed, smart choices when facing mission critical decisions.”
Leaders of the new multidisciplinary business unit reporting to Jenkins include:
- Steven Bock, Managing Director and Head of Operating Diligence and Compliance Risk Management
- Paul Clark, Managing Director and Head of Cross-Border Restructuring
- Hassan El Asraoui, Managing Director and Head of Legal Management Consulting
- Tom Everett-Heath, Managing Director and Head of Business Intelligence and Investigations
- Timothy Horner, Managing Director and Head of Security Risk Management
- Ken Joseph, Managing Director and Head of Disputes
- Julian Korek, Managing Director and Head of Regulatory
- Jason Smolanoff, Managing Director and Head of Cyber Risk
Tom Everett-Heath added, “Our clients know they can rely on Duff & Phelps and Kroll to provide the edge they need to make confident decisions about people, assets, transactions and operations. Our ability to gather rich intelligence, provide rigorous analysis and deliver unique insights, which clients have come to expect from both businesses, is now stronger than ever before.”
Duff & Phelps acquired Kroll in May of this year.
About Duff & Phelps
Duff & Phelps is the global advisor that protects, restores and maximizes value for clients in the areas of valuation, corporate finance, investigations, disputes, cyber security, compliance and regulatory matters, and other governance-related issues. We work with clients across diverse sectors, mitigating risk to assets, operations and people. With Kroll, a division of Duff & Phelps since 2018, our firm has nearly 3,500 professionals in 28 countries around the world. For more information, visit www.duffandphelps.com.
M&A advisory, capital raising and secondary market advisory services in the United States are provided by Duff & Phelps Securities, LLC. Member FINRA/SIPC. Pagemill Partners is a Division of Duff & Phelps Securities, LLC. M&A advisory, capital raising and secondary market advisory services in the United Kingdom are provided by Duff & Phelps Securities Ltd. (DPSL), which is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. M&A advisory and capital raising services in Germany are provided by Duff & Phelps GmbH, which is a Tied Agent of DPSL. Valuation Advisory Services in India are provided by Duff & Phelps India Private Limited under a category 1 merchant banker license issued by the Securities and Exchange Board of India.