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Private Investor Consortium Completes Acquisition of Duff & Phelps Corporation



  Private Investor Consortium Completes Acquisition of Duff & Phelps
  Corporation

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- April 23, 2013

Duff & Phelps Corporation today announced the completion of its acquisition by
a consortium comprising The Carlyle Group, Stone Point Capital LLC, Pictet &
Cie, on behalf of certain of its clients, and funds managed by Edmond de
Rothschild Group in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $665.5
million.

As previously disclosed, the transaction was approved by the Company’s
stockholders at a special meeting of stockholders held April 22, 2013.
Pursuant to the terms of the merger agreement, the Company’s Class A
stockholders are entitled to receive $15.55 per share of Class A common stock
in cash without interest. As a result of the merger, the Company’s Class A
common stock will no longer be listed for trading on the New York Stock
Exchange.

Stockholders of record will receive a letter of transmittal and instructions
on how to surrender their shares of the Company’s Class A common stock in
exchange for the merger consideration. Stockholders of record should wait to
receive the letter of transmittal before surrendering their shares.

Advisors

Duff & Phelps:

  * M&A: Centerview Partners
  * Legal: Kirkland & Ellis LLP

The Consortium:

  * M&A: Sandler O’Neill + Partners, L.P. (Lead Advisor), Credit Suisse,
    Barclays, RBC Capital Markets
  * Financing: Credit Suisse, Barclays, RBC Capital Markets
  * Legal: Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

About Duff & Phelps

As a leading global financial advisory and investment banking firm, Duff &
Phelps leverages analytical skills, deep market insight and independence to
help clients make sound decisions. The firm provides expertise in valuation,
M&A and transaction advisory, restructuring, alternative asset advisory,
disputes, taxation and transfer pricing – 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 Conduct Authority. For more
information, visit www.duffandphelps.com.

Contact:

Duff & Phelps
Marty Dauer, +1-212-871-7700
investor.relations@duffandphelps.com
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