Duff & Phelps has hired Geoffrey Frankel as a managing director in its restructuring advisory, distressed M&A and special situations practice.
Mr. Frankel has nearly 30 years of experience in M&A, debt advisory, bankruptcy reorganizations and restructurings, operational turnarounds and bankruptcy litigation support services.
Prior to joining Duff & Phelps, Mr. Frankel led the special situations and distressed M&A practice at Huron Consulting, Harris Williams and McDonald & Company (KeyBanc Capital Markets). Mr. Frankel began his career as a restructuring and bankruptcy lawyer at Skadden in New York City.
“Geoffrey’s appointment is another important step in the expansion of our restructuring advisory, distressed M&A and special situations practice,” said Bob Bartell, global head of corporate finance at Duff & Phelps. “The combination of his investment banking, private equity and legal experience will enable us to further strengthen our comprehensive restructuring offering which specializes in providing solutions to clients in the most challenging times. We are delighted to welcome Geoffrey to the team.”
Duff & Phelps advises clients in the areas of valuation, corporate finance, disputes and investigations, cybersecurity, claims administration and regulatory issues. The firm has more than 4,000 employees and offices in 25 countries around the world.
Mr. Frankel will be based in Duff & Phelps’ New York City office.
Private Equity Professional | April 17, 2020