Duff & Phelps strengthens presence in Ireland with CFI buy


DUFF & PHELPS has announced the acquisition of Corporate Finance Ireland (CFI).

The acquisition grows Duff & Phelps presence in Ireland, following the firm’s acquisition of the restructuring and insolvency division of RSM Farrell Grant Sparks and Kinetic Partners in the last two years.

Forged in 1987, CFI operates in M&A and property asset management and in has secured in excess of £116m in debt funding for privately held businesses to support growth strategies on a domestic and cross jurisdictional basis in last two years. CFI also operates a real estate portfolio management business.

Duff & Phelps’ Irish business now hass over 70 staff.

Anne O’Dwyer, managing director of Duff & Phelps Ireland, said: “We are delighted that CFI has chosen to join Duff & Phelps and welcome their M&A and property asset management expertise.   The addition of CFI will help us meet the growing demand of clients looking to take their businesses to the next level.”



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