Duff & Phelps Appoints Norman S. Matthews to Board of Directors

  Duff & Phelps Appoints Norman S. Matthews to Board of Directors

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- October 25, 2012

Duff & Phelps Corporation (NYSE: DUF), a leading independent financial
advisory and investment banking firm, announced today that Norman S. Matthews
has joined the company's board of directors. Matthews is the former president
of Federated Department Stores, Inc.

Noah Gottdiener, chief executive officer of Duff & Phelps, said, "As Duff &
Phelps continues to proactively grow our team and evolve our global brand,
Norman will provide invaluable strategic guidance, business development
counsel and smart commercial instincts. He is a seasoned leader who oversaw
the expansion of some of the most recognizable department stores in the world
– and his fresh, proven insights will help Duff & Phelps build additional

Matthews has more than three decades of experience in business leadership,
marketing and merchandising. In addition to serving as president, other senior
management roles at Federated Department Stores included vice chairman and
executive vice president. He currently serves on the board of directors at
Henry Schein, Inc., Spectrum Brands, Inc. and The Children’s Place Retail
Stores, Inc. Matthews is also a director emeritus of Federated Department
Stores, The Progressive Corporation, Sunoco and Toys “R” Us; he is a trustee
emeritus at the American Museum of Natural History. In 2005, Matthews was
named one of eight outstanding directors by the Outstanding Directors
Exchange; this annual awards program is voted on by directors to recognize key
roles played by their peers during a crisis, business transformation or
turnaround. He currently serves as an independent business consultant.

Matthews received his B.A. from Princeton University and his M.B.A. from
Harvard Business School.

About Duff & Phelps

As a leading global financial advisory and investment banking firm, Duff &
Phelps balances analytical skills, deep market insight and independence to
help clients make sound decisions. The firm provides expertise in the areas of
valuation, transactions, financial restructuring, alternative assets, disputes
and taxation, with more than 1,000 employees serving clients from offices in
North America, Europe and Asia. Investment banking services in the United
States are provided by Duff & Phelps Securities, LLC; Pagemill Partners; and
GCP Securities, LLC. Member FINRA/SIPC. M&A advisory services in the United
Kingdom and Germany are provided by Duff & Phelps Securities Ltd. Duff &
Phelps Securities Ltd. is authorized and regulated by the Financial Services
Authority. For more information, visit www.duffandphelps.com. (NYSE: DUF)


Duff & Phelps
Investor Relations
Marty Dauer, +1-212-871-7700
Media Relations
Alex Wolfe, +1-212-871-9087
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