Managing Director, Mergers & Acquisitions

Job Description

In a world of disruption and increasingly complex business challenges, our professionals bring truth into focus with the Kroll Lens. Our sharp analytical skills, paired with the latest technology, allow us to give our clients clarity—not just answers—in all areas of business. We value the diverse backgrounds and perspectives that enable us to think globally. As part of One team, One Kroll, you’ll contribute to a supportive and collaborative work environment that empowers you to excel.

Duff & Phelps, a Kroll business, M&A Advisory service line is a leading middle-market M&A advisor. We advise public corporations, financial sponsors, family-owned businesses and other private companies in middle-market buy-side and sell-side M&A transactions globally, with regional teams situated in U.S., Canada, UK, Germany, Ireland, France, China, Brazil and India. Duff & Phelps, a Kroll business, has extensive experience in buy-side and sell-side engagements, capital raising, transaction advisory services and financial sponsor coverage.

Job can be located in the following locations: New York, Boston, Washington DC, Charlotte, Nashville, Chicago, Minneapolis, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Palo Alto or Seattle

At Kroll, your work will help deliver clarity to our clients’ most complex governance, risk and transparency challenges. Apply now to join One team, One Kroll.


We have developed our expertise through extensive work in sell-side, buy-side and divestiture assignments on behalf of portfolio companies of private equity funds, closely held businesses and publicly traded companies.

  • Work on a variety of transactions in all stages, from initial client pitches to transaction closings
  • Communicates regulatory, financial information and complex strategic issues in a clear, concise and relevant manner to assist and guide decision-makers in corporate finance transactions
  • Ability to market services both to internal partners and external clients, develop client networks, and support efforts in developing and executing sales and marketing strategies
  • Ensure quality of client deliverables by having a strong attention to detail
  • Mentor and develop Staff, Vice Presidents and Directors
  • Individuals will be assigned a wide variety of projects and given as much responsibility as their experience and capabilities permit


  • Minimum 10 years’ experience at a middle market, reputable boutique or regional investment bank serving the middle market with demonstrable M&A execution experience.
  • Bachelor’s, Master’s or MBA degree
  • Preferred sector experience within the following preferred: Technology, Industrials, Consumer, Healthcare, ADG and Business Services
  • Ability to generate new business through the cultivation of existing relationships as well as the development of new relationships by various efforts including cold calling.
  • Ability to cross-sell other firm services within Corporate Finance and our other business units of GRA, Cyber, VAS and Kroll Business Services.
  • Ability to make effective decisions by analyzing information and considering priorities
  • Proficient in MS Office, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Demonstrated experience with managing of day to day aspects of client relationships and projects
  • Demonstrated record of leadership and effective management in matrixed organizations
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills that help represent diverse communities
  • Experience working with diverse teams

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