News

Duff & Phelps Advises Oxford Instruments plc on £80 Million Industrial Analysis Sale to Hitachi High-Technologies

Duff & Phelps, the premier global valuation and corporate finance advisor, is pleased to announce that it acted as exclusive financial advisor to Oxford Instruments on the divestiture of its Industrial Analysis Business to Hitachi High-Technologies for £80 million on a cash and debt free basis.

Monique Melis Quoted in the Wall Street Journal
“The threat of personal sanctions is ensuring compliance functions put their duties before other considerations. Where managers fail to support them, they themselves may face penalties."

Duff & Phelps Hires Sports Expert Trevor Birch
Trevor Birch has joined the firm as a Managing Director in London. Drawing on his extensive experience advising the sports sector, he will work across all practices to support on valuations, transactions, restructuring and corporate advisory.

Insights

Valuation Insights: Second Quarter 2017
In this edition of Valuation Insights we discuss the results of a Duff & Phelps study which analyzed more than 3,000 fairness opinions filed with the SEC over a ten-year period ending in 2016. 

IFRS 16 Leases - What it Means for You

IFRS 16 Leases, introduced by the International Accounting Standard Board (IASB) in January 2016, has introduced new requirements that organisations with leased assets must pay attention to. Read our client alert. 

European Chemicals Update Q1 2017

In this addition of the European Chemicals Update, we evaluate the key trends in the global polyurethane and polycarbonate markets. Also, featured in our report is Frank H. Lutz, CFO at Covestro, a leading high-tech polymer supplier. This interview gives his views on the market, their experiences and Covestro's strategic initiatives.