|[December 31, 2012]
The Law Firm of Wohl & Fruchter Commences Investigation into the Acquisition of Duff & Phelps Corporation by a Group of Private Equity Firms
NEW YORK --(Business Wire)--
The law firm of Wohl & Fruchter LLP has commenced an investigation into
the proposed acquisition of Duff & Phelps (D&P) (NYSE: DUF) by a group
of private equity firms consisting of The Carlyle Group, Stone Point
Capital LLC, Pictet & Cie and Edmond de Rothschild Group (the Private
On December 31, 2012, D&P announced that it had entered into an
agreement for the Private Equity Firms to acquire the company for
$15.55/share in cash upon the recommendation of a special committee
consisting of independent directors. All members of D&P's senior
management team will remain employed by, and invest in the equity of the
company following the closing of the transaction.
Wol & Fruchter's investigation concerns the fairness of the process
used to approve the acquisition and whether approval of the acquisition
was improperly motivated by any conflicts of interest.
Additional information is available at http://www.wohlfruchter.com/cases/duf.
Persons with relevant information, and DUF shareholders with questions
about this investigation, are invited to contact our Firm by calling
866.582.8140, or contacting the attorney below.
About Wohl & Fruchter
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fraud and other fiduciary breaches by corporate managers, as well as
other complex litigation matters. Please visit our website, www.wohlfruchter.com,
to learn more about our Firm, or contact one of our partners.
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