Duff & Phelps Corporation

Duff & Phelps Files Registration Statement for Initial Public Offering

    New York (ots/PRNewswire) -

    Duff & Phelps Corporation (the Corporation) today announced it filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) relating to the proposed initial public offering of its Class A common stock. Upon consummation of the offering, the Corporation will become the parent company of Duff & Phelps, LLC. The Corporation intends to apply to list its Class A common stock on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "DUF." The timing of the proposed initial public offering is dependent upon several factors, including market conditions.

    Goldman, Sachs & Co. and UBS Investment Bank are acting as joint bookrunning managers for the offering. Lehman Brothers, William Blair & Company, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, and Fox-Pitt, Kelton are acting as co-managers.

    A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the SEC but has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold, nor may offers to buy be accepted prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

    When available, copies of the preliminary prospectus related to the offering may be obtained from Goldman, Sachs & Co., Prospectus Department, 85 Broad Street, New York, NY 10004, via Fax at +1-212-902-9316 or e-mail at prospectus.ny@email.gs.com, and UBS Investment Bank, Prospectus Department, 299 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10171, Telephone: +1-212-821-3000.

    About Duff & Phelps

    Duff & Phelps, LLC is a leading provider of independent financial advisory and investment banking services, supporting client needs principally in the areas of valuation, mergers and acquisitions, financial restructurings and disputes. The Company's services focus on the provision of independent advice on issues involving highly technical and complex assessments of value, and include financial reporting and tax valuation, specialty tax, real estate and fixed asset services, transaction advisory services, restructuring advisory, fairness and solvency opinions, and dispute and legal management consulting. Investment banking services are provided by Duff & Phelps Securities, LLC, an NASD registered broker-dealer. With more than 800 employees serving clients worldwide through offices in 21 cities in the United States, Europe and Asia, Duff & Phelps is committed to delivering insightful advice and service of exceptional quality, integrity and objectivity.

    Forward Looking and Cautionary Statements

    This press release may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act, with respect to our future performance, operating results, strategy, and other future events. Such statements generally include words such as could, can, anticipate, believe, expect, seek, pursue, and similar words and terms, in connection with any discussion of future results. Forward-looking statements involve a number of assumptions, risks, and uncertainties, any of which may cause actual results to differ materially from the anticipated, estimated or projected results referenced in forward-looking statements. In particular, the forward-looking statements of Duff & Phelps Corporation and its subsidiaries are subject to the following risks and uncertainties: changes in political, economic, or industry conditions; the impact of legislative and regulatory actions, including without limitation, actions by the Securities and Exchange Commission; and terrorist activities and international hostilities, which may affect the general economy. We assume no obligation to update or supplement our forward-looking statements.

    Web site: http://www.duffandphelps.com

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Contact:
Sherri Saltzman of Duff & Phelps Corporation, +1-973-775-8329,
Sherri.Saltzman@duffandphelps.com



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