Friday, August 10, 2012
Davis Polk advised Goldman, Sachs & Co. as the sole underwriter in connection with an SEC-registered secondary offering of 3,000,000 shares of Class A common stock of Duff & Phelps Corporation, of which 1,794,556 shares were sold by Vestar Capital Partners and its affiliates and 1,205,444 shares were sold by Shinsei Bank, Limited. The net proceeds of the offering were approximately $40 million. The Class A common stock is listed on the NYSE.
Duff & Phelps is a leading provider of independent financial advisory and investment banking services. Duff & Phelps supports client needs in the areas of valuation, transactions, financial restructuring, alternative assets, disputes and taxation.
The Davis Polk corporate team included partner Michael Kaplan and associates John K. Doulamis, Eilleen J. Park and Ryan C. Patterson. Partner Michael Mollerus and counsel Gregory T. Hannibal provided tax advice. Kristyn M. Dunleavy was the legal assistant on the transaction. All members of the Davis Polk team are based in the New York office.
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