Duff & Phelps Corporation (Duff & Phelps) is a provider of independent financial advisory and investment banking services. The Company provides solutions in the areas of valuation, transactions, financial restructuring, alternative assets, disputes and taxation. The Company operates in three segments: Financial Advisory, Alternative Asset Advisory and Investment Banking Services. The Company�s clients include public and private held companies, government entities and investment organizations, such as private equity firms and hedge funds, law, accounting and investment banking firms. In April 2013, the Company announced the completion of its acquisition by a consortium comprising The Carlyle Group, Stone Point Capital LLC and Pictet & Cie.