Duff & Phelps Announces Nine New Managing Directors

  Duff & Phelps Announces Nine New Managing Directors

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- April 02, 2013

Duff & Phelps Corporation (NYSE: DUF), a leading independent financial
advisory and investment banking firm, has announced the appointment of nine
new managing directors – including seven promotions and two new hires.

“We are pleased that these nine outstanding leaders will enhance our team of
managing directors,” said Noah Gottdiener, chief executive officer of Duff &
Phelps. “Their technical skills and industry sector expertise will provide
clients with independent counsel to help successfully navigate a wide range of
transactions and special situations.”

Duff & Phelps’ seven new managing director promotes include:

  *Greg Maxim works in the Austin office as a member of the Tax Services
    practice, specializing in local and state issues. He has more than 20
    years of valuation and consulting experience in the energy industry. His
    knowledge of ad valorem complex property valuations, property tax
    management compliance, and tax incentives has positioned him to advise
    clients around the U.S. in the refining, chemical and utility sectors.
    Previously he has worked for Exxon USA and two of the Big Four accounting
  *Judd Schneider works in the Boston office as part of the Valuation
    Advisory Services business. He has more than twelve years of experience
    valuing business enterprises, legal entities, debt and equity securities,
    intangible assets, intellectual property and derivative instruments for
    purposes of financial and tax reporting, M&A planning, tax reorganizations
    and restructurings. Schneider joined Duff & Phelps in connection with the
    firm’s acquisition of Standard & Poor's Corporate Value Consulting
    business, which included PwC’s legacy valuation business; he had
    previously worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers.
  *Francisco Javier Zoido works in the London office as a member of the
    Valuation Advisory Services business, focusing primarily on clients in the
    Iberian Peninsula. He brings more than 12 years of experience in valuation
    and corporate finance. He has valued numerous business enterprises,
    financial assets, equity securities and intangible assets for purposes of
    financial planning and reporting, transaction advisory support, strategic
    planning and litigation support. Previously he has worked for a Spanish
    consulting firm and served as a manager in Ernst & Young’s Corporate
    Finance team in Madrid.
  *Steve Moon joined Duff & Phelps in 2000 and works in the Los Angeles
    office as a member of the Mergers & Acquisitions business responsible for
    the origination and execution of a broad range of Aerospace, Defense and
    Industrial M&A and corporate finance mandates. He brings more than 13
    years of investment banking and corporate finance experience to each
    engagement. During his tenure with the firm, he has worked on sell-side,
    buy-side and equity and debt capital raising transactions for private
    equity, public corporations and private company clients. He was previously
    in the Private Placements Group at Libra Investments, where he executed on
    equity and debt transactions.
  *Christopher Gregory works in the New York office as a member of the
    Transaction Opinions practice. He has nine years of experience in
    executing engagements involving fairness opinions and solvency opinions;
    he also advises companies and their boards in the areas of M&A, corporate
    finance and valuation. Formerly a chemical engineer, he is focused on
    investment banking coverage of the chemicals industry.
  *Ekaterina Timaeva works in the New York office as part of the Transaction
    Advisory Services business. She brings approximately 10 years of
    experience providing corporate finance and due diligence services for both
    private equity and strategic clients around the world in such industries
    as manufacturing, aerospace and defense, consumer products,
    telecommunications, distribution, logistics and healthcare services.
    Previously she was a project manager and senior auditor at Rockwell
    Automation; before that, she spent five years in Arthur Andersen’s audit
    practice in Chicago and Moscow.
  *Tomas Stefanowski works in the New York office as part of the Valuation
    Advisory Services business. Focusing primarily on the consumer products
    industry, he has more than 14 years of experience performing valuations
    for M&A, financing, financial reporting and tax purposes. Further, he has
    handled numerous valuations of businesses, debt and equity securities and
    intangible assets for private equity and corporate clients around the

Duff & Phelps’ two new managing director hires include:

  *Jeremy Bennett joins Duff & Phelps’ Global Restructuring Advisory business
    after working as a partner at several leading UK law firms – including
    Hammond Suddards Edge Solicitors (now Squire Sanders), JB Law and Cobbetts
    LLP, where he was Head of Business Recovery Services and National Head of
    Asset Based Lending. He will serve as leader of Duff & Phelps’ recently
    established office in Leeds, bringing a deep legal background and more
    than 20 years of experience in the corporate recovery market to the firm’s
    UK Restructuring practice.
  *Lisa Neimark comes to Duff & Phelps’ Investment Banking business from
    Capstone Advisory Group, LLC, where she was an Executive Director in the
    Restructuring Advisory practice and member of Valuation Services, LLC.She
    will work in Duff & Phelps’ Chicago office, bringing more than 20 years of
    leadership experience providing services related to mergers and
    acquisitions (M&A), restructuring and recapitalizations, business and
    strategic planning, valuation and capital markets.

More information about the new managing directors can be found on the firm’s
website, along with updates to the firm’s recent accomplishments. Updates
include descriptions of significant transactions completed by each part of the
business, client testimonials and market leadership data.

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)


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