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Oliver Runkel: New MD at Duff & Phelps, A Kroll Business

8. Novem­ber 2021

Frank­furt am Main — Duff & Phelps, A Kroll Busi­ness, a leading global provi­der of valua­tion, corpo­rate finance, gover­nance, risk manage­ment and trans­pa­rency services and digi­tal products, is expan­ding its German tran­sac­tion advi­sory prac­tice with the addi­tion of a new Mana­ging Direc­tor: Oliver Runkel, based in Frank­furt am Main, will be respon­si­ble for Stra­tegy and Commer­cial Due Dili­gence for the German-spea­­king markets.

Oliver Runkel brings over 20 years of expe­ri­ence in stra­te­gic consul­ting and evalua­tion of corpo­rate tran­sac­tions. During this period, 12 years of which at Part­ner level, he has success­fully comple­ted over 200 stra­tegy and commer­cial due dili­gence (CDD) projects for private equity firms and compa­nies in various sectors. A parti­cu­lar focus was on the indus­trial, indus­trial tech­no­logy and B2B services sectors.

Prior to joining Duff & Phelps, he was a part­ner in EY’s stra­tegy and commer­cial due dili­gence advi­sory prac­tice (EY-Parthe­­non) for the private equity sector, as well as helping to build the pan-Euro­­pean Diver­si­fied Indus­trial Products prac­tice. In this role, he led more than 60 commer­cial due dili­gence and value crea­tion projects with tran­sac­tion values ranging from €50 million to €800 million. Prior to that, he was a part­ner at an inter­na­tio­nal stra­tegy boutique specia­li­zing in CDD, where he led the Global Indus­tri­als Products Prac­tice with a strong focus on private equity. He began his career in stra­tegy consul­ting at Accenture.

“Oliver is an expe­ri­en­ced stra­tegy and commer­cial due dili­gence consul­tant with an excel­lent track record. We are exci­ted to have him join our rapidly growing team and further streng­t­hen our Commer­cial, Finan­cial and Tax, Opera­tio­nal and Tech­no­logy due dili­gence services,” said Andreas Stöck­lin, Head of EMEA Corpo­rate Finance and Coun­try Head Germany at Duff & Phelps, “Thanks to his excel­lent indus­try know­ledge, we are success­fully deve­lo­ping our compre­hen­sive Tran­sac­tion Advi­sory solu­ti­ons and will be able to support our clients even more effec­tively in the future.”

About Duff & Phelps, A Kroll Business
The Duff & Phelps Corpo­rate Finance Prac­tice provi­des compre­hen­sive advi­sory services throughout all phases of a tran­sac­tion. Duff & Phelps’ inter­na­tio­nal indus­try specia­lists operate in 30 coun­tries around the world, helping clients achieve corpo­rate objec­ti­ves in the areas of M&A, rest­ruc­tu­ring, finan­cing and due dili­gence. Duff & Phelps is known for tech­ni­cal exper­tise, objec­tive advice, and top-notch execu­tion. www.duffandphelps.com.

About Kroll
Kroll is a leading global provi­der of valua­tion, gover­nance, risk manage­ment and trans­pa­rency services and digi­tal products. We support our clients in the areas of busi­ness valua­tions, inves­ti­ga­ti­ons, cyber secu­rity, corpo­rate finance, rest­ruc­tu­ring, data analy­tics, and regu­la­tory and compli­ance. Kroll has around 5,000 experts in 30 coun­tries world­wide. www.kroll.com.

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