Lincoln International added Chris Gregory to the firm’s New York office in the Valuations & Opinions Group. He will lead the firm’s efforts in providing fairness and solvency opinions to its clients.

Gregory brings a wealth of experience in providing fairness and solvency opinions to a variety of clients garnered during the last 14 years at Duff & Phelps. In addition to fairness opinions in traditional M&A transactions and solvency opinions in dividend recapitalizations, he has extensive experience providing fairness opinions and valuation advice in both GP-led secondary fund recapitalizations and other secondary transactions.

“We are extremely pleased to welcome Chris to the firm and to leverage his expertise in executing fairness and solvency opinions to further serve our clients,” stated Ron Kahn, managing director and head of Lincoln’s Valuations & Opinions Group. “Our Valuations & Opinions Group has experienced tremendous growth over the last ten years and now serves clients across North America and Europe. Chris’ expertise and experience will help drive continued growth of our capabilities and credentials in this space.”

Prior to joining Duff & Phelps, Gregory practiced as a chemical engineer at UOP, Nalco-Exxon, and Citgo Petroleum.