Duff & Phelps Corp. is an independent financial advisory and investment-banking services firm. The company advises on valuation, transactions, financial restructuring, disputes and taxation. The company is based in New York and has offices in 24 cities, including Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Amsterdam, London, Munich, Paris, Tokyo and Shanghai.
The company's investment-banking arm provides mergers advice, transaction opinions and restructuring advice. Most of the company's revenue comes from its financial-advisory services to other companies on issues such as valuation, corporate finance and tax issues. Clients include publicly-traded and privately-held companies, government entities, private equity firms, hedge funds and other investment firms.