Yorkshire expansion for Duff & Phelps

Jeremy Bennett appointed partner in new Leeds office…….


Duff & Phelps, the leading global financial advisory and investment banking firm, has appointed Jeremy Bennett as a partner in the Global Restructuring Advisory practice. He will head the firm’s new Leeds office.

With a background in law, Jeremy has over 20 years of experience in banking and finance, corporate finance and insolvency and corporate recovery both in non-contentious and contentious situations.

During his career he has gained extensive experience advising banks and asset-based lenders, focusing on restructurings, workouts and turnaround situations. He has particular expertise and experience in advising management teams and their financiers. Jeremy’s sector experience includes legal and professional services firms, manufacturing, construction, recruitment and haulage.

David Whitehouse, Duff & Phelps, stated: “Jeremy is a very well known in the regional insolvency and restructuring sector, with a strong reputation in the ABL market. His energetic and entrepreneurial approach to business is the perfect match not only for Duff & Phelps, but also for our clients. We are delighted to welcome him to the team.”

Jeremy Bennett added: “I am excited to join Duff & Phelps and expand our national footprint into the North Eastern region.”

“The new office in Leeds means that our clients in the region will be able to work with us more closely and proactively. We see this expansion as a strategic market opportunity for Duff & Phelps to bring our technical skills and passion for advising businesses facing financial difficulty in the region and beyond,” he added.

Jeremy is a fellow of the Association of Business Recovery Professionals (R3) and is a member of the Insolvency Practitioners Association (IPA).

The new Duff & Phelps office is based at 1 City Square, Leeds, LS1 2ES.

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