Duff & Phelps Gets Moving, Agrees to Buy Kinetic Partners
December 18, 2014
Duff & Phelps, which is backed by a PE consortium, has agreed to acquire global professional services firm Kinetic Partners. The deal, which is expected to close in early 2015, will create a dedicated Financial Regulatory and Compliance Practice based on Kinetic Partners' array of services, including audit & assurance, tax advisory and corporate recovery. Kinetic Partners will expand Duff & Phelps' footprint in New York, London, Dublin and Hong Kong, and introduce new offices in Luxembourg, the Channel Islands, the Cayman Islands and Singapore.