Duff & Phelps appoints Chris Coley as Managing Director in its Restructuring Advisory practice

Duff & Phelps, the global advisor that protects, restores and maximises value for clients, has appointed Chris Coley as Managing Director, further strengthening its Global Restructuring Advisory practice.

Coley, who will be based in London, joins Duff & Phelps after nine years at FTI Consulting within the firm’s Corporate Finance and Restructuring practice, in both London and Singapore. He had previously trained within the corporate restructuring practice at Ernst & Young.

With 15 years of experience in financial and business advisory services, specialising in providing restructuring and turnaround advice to creditors, lenders, corporates and other stakeholders, Coley will bring considerable restructuring advisory expertise and skills to Duff & Phelps.

David Whitehouse, Managing Director and Head of UK Restructuring Advisory, Duff & Phelps, stated: “Chris has been involved in a number of high-profile restructuring assignments over the years, ranging from mid-market transactions to large complex financial restructuring engagements, with a strong focus on business reviews, liquidity management and corporate advisory across a wide range of industries and jurisdictions. This expertise will bring considerable strength to the team, not only in London but across the Global Restructuring Advisory practice.”

Chris Coley, Managing Director, Restructuring Advisory, Duff & Phelps, added: “I am delighted to be joining the team at Duff & Phelps and look forward to contributing to the continuing development of the practice. I believe I have joined the team at an incredibly exciting time where I can continue to focus on the mid-market in a major advisory role as the firm continues to grow in the UK and Europe.”