Navigation Links
Duff & Phelps Acquires Lumin Expert Group To Build Global Intellectual Property Practice
Date:8/11/2008

NEW YORK, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Duff & Phelps Corporation (NYSE: DUF), a leading independent financial advisory and investment banking firm, today announced that it has acquired the Lumin Expert Group (Lumin). Lumin is a financial consulting firm that specializes in intellectual property dispute support and expert testimony. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Lumin performs independent analyses of financial, economic and business issues across a number of industries. Lumin's services include the assessment of economic damages, expert testimony and business consulting services which include reasonable royalty determinations and strategic consulting in intellectual property licensing matters.

Gerry Creagh, President of Duff & Phelps, said, "I am very excited that this team of well regarded experts is joining Duff & Phelps. Adding a high quality intellectual property and commercial litigation practice is consistent with our corporate mission of protecting, recovering and maximizing value for our clients."

Lumin has nine employees and is headquartered in Houston, Texas. Lumin will operate under the Duff & Phelps brand and merge with the Duff & Phelps Dispute and Legal Management Consulting business.

Greg Higgins, head of the Dispute and Legal Management Consulting practice, said, "As intellectual property continues to proliferate, so do disputes in connection with ownership and infringement. As a market leader of intellectual property valuation services, the acquisition of Lumin is a natural fit as we build out a global intellectual property practice."

Thomas Britven, President of Lumin Expert Group, said, "We are very excited to join a firm with the reputation of Duff & Phelps. Our clients will benefit from the firm's expanded service offering, extensive resources with deep technical and industry expertise and global network."

About Duff & Phelps

Duff & Phelps Corporation (NYSE: DUF) is a leading provider of independent financial advisory and investment banking services, supporting client needs principally in the areas of valuation, transactions, financial restructurings and disputes. With more than 1,100 employees serving clients worldwide through offices in North America, Europe and Asia, Duff & Phelps is committed to fulfilling its mission to protect, recover and maximize value for its clients. Investment banking services are provided by Duff & Phelps Securities, LLC. Duff & Phelps Securities, Ltd. is authorized and regulated by The Financial Services Authority. For more information visit http://www.duffandphelps.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Duff & Phelps Corporation
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Proteon Therapeutics Appoints Experienced Biopharmaceutical Executive, Gregory D. Phelps to its Board of Directors
2. Kowa Company, Ltd. Acquires ProEthic Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
3. BioEnergy International, LLC Acquires Assets of OmniGene Bioproducts, Inc.
4. MacroGenics Acquires Raven Biotechnologies
5. Warburg Pincus Acquires 5.4% of WuXi PharmaTechs Outstanding Ordinary Shares from United Overseas Bank
6. Bioniche Pharma Acquires Baxters ENLON(R) and ENLON-PLUS(R)
7. Neogen Acquires Product Line From DuPont Animal Health Solutions
8. Decision Resources, Inc. Acquires Manhattan Research
9. Fontus Pharmaceuticals Acquires Nephrology and Endocrinology Drug from Roche Laboratories Inc.
10. Miltenyi Biotec GmbH Acquires Medic Tools AG
11. Pacific Biosciences Acquires Single Molecule Sequencing Technology from LI-COR Biosciences
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/3/2016)... ... May 03, 2016 , ... Morf Media ... compliance training platform on mobile devices, today released a new interactive Food ... Medical Devices. The course is essential for owners or operators of places of ...
(Date:5/3/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... May 03, 2016 , ... ... facilitates accessibility to unique bioresearch materials from laboratories across the globe, today announced ... scramble to increase the pace of research toward treatment and prevention measures for ...
(Date:5/3/2016)... ... May 03, 2016 , ... According to world renowned ... definitive prostate cancer treatment, patients traditionally had two main treatment options: surgery or radiation. ... be made. , New technology has enabled doctors to administer higher doses of ...
(Date:5/2/2016)... ... 02, 2016 , ... StarNet Communications Corp, ( http://www.starnet.com/ ) a leading publisher ... Remote Desktop modules to its flagship X-Win32 PC X server. The new modules ... the user’s PC over encrypted SSH. , Traditionally, users of PC X servers deploy ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:4/26/2016)... India and LONDON ... Infosys Finacle, part of EdgeVerve Systems, a product ... and Onegini today announced a partnership to integrate ... solutions.      (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20151104/283829LOGO ... to provide their customers enhanced security to access ...
(Date:4/15/2016)... -- A new partnership announced today will help life ... a fraction of the time it takes today, ... insurance policies to consumers without requiring inconvenient and ... rapid testing (A1C, Cotinine and HIV) and higi,s ... pulse, BMI, and activity data) available at local ...
(Date:4/13/2016)... 13, 2016  IMPOWER physicians supporting Medicaid patients in ... new clinical standard in telehealth thanks to a new ... higi platform, IMPOWER patients can routinely track key health ... mass index, and, when they opt in, share them ... to a local retail location at no cost. By ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):