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SHAREHOLDER ALERT: The Law Firm of Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Notifies Investors of Claims of Breaches of Fiduciary Duty by the Board

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: The Law Firm of Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Notifies Investors of
Claims of Breaches of Fiduciary Duty by the Board of Duff & Phelps in
Connection With a Proposed Going Private Transaction -- DUF

NEW YORK, Jan. 17, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Levi & Korsinsky notifies
investors of Duff & Phelps ("Duff & Phelps" or the "Company") (NYSE:DUF) of
claims of breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law against
the board of directors of the Company in connection with a going private
proposal from a consortium that includes The Carlyle Group, Stone Point
Capital LLC, Pictet & Cie and Edmond de Rothschild Group. A complaint was
filed in New York state court.

Click here to learn how to join the action:, or call: 877-363-5972. There is no cost
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Under the terms of the proposed transaction, the consortium would acquire the
outstanding shares of Duff & Phelps it does not currently own for a value of
$15.55 per share. The transaction has a total approximate value of $665.5
million. The claims concern, among other things, whether the proposed
consideration to be paid to Duff & Phelps shareholders is unfair, inadequate,
and substantially below the fair or inherent value of Duff & Phelps. In
particular, at least one analyst set a price target for Duff & Phelps stock at
$24 per share.

If you own common stock in Duff & Phelps and wish to obtain additional
information, please contact Joseph E. Levi, Esq. either via email at or by telephone at (212) 363-7500, toll-free: (877) 363-5972, or

Levi & Korsinsky is a national firm with offices in New York and Washington
D.C. The firm has extensive expertise in prosecuting securities litigation
involving financial fraud, representing investors throughout the nation in
securities and shareholder lawsuits. The attorneys at Levi & Korsinsky have
been appointed by numerous courts throughout the country to serve as lead
counsel on behalf of shareholders in major securities lawsuits and have
successfully recovered multimillion-dollar damages awards on behalf of
investors. For more information, please feel free to contact any of the
attorneys listed below. Attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee
similar outcomes.

CONTACT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP
         Joseph Levi, Esq.
         Eduard Korsinsky, Esq.
         30 Broad Street - 24th Floor
         New York, NY 10004
         Tel: (212) 363-7500
         Toll Free:  (877) 363-5972
         Fax: (866) 367-6510
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