Nicholas (Nick) Clemens is a managing director in the M&A Advisory group and Head of the Business Services M&A Practice. He has more than 17 years of corporate finance experience originating and executing mergers and acquisitions, exclusive sales and divestitures, private placements, and recapitalization transactions. At Duff & Phelps, Nick is responsible for marketing the firm’s services and executing M&A transactions, with a focus on working with privately-owned companies and financial-sponsor backed businesses.

Prior to joining Duff & Phelps, Nick was with ABN AMRO Financial Services, Inc., a middle-market investment bank, where he focused on sell-side, buy-side and capital raising transactions primarily for private, middle-market companies operating in a variety of industries.

Nick has experience working with private companies, portfolio companies of private equity groups and publicly traded businesses across a broad array of industries, including marketing and media services, professional services, specialty consulting services, engineering and environmental services, telecom and infrastructure services, tech-enabled business services, industrial services, financial services, distribution, and education and training.

Nick received an MBA from the University of North Carolina's Kenan-Flagler Business School and a B.S. in management from Purdue University. He is an active member and on the board of the Charlotte Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth. Nick holds FINRA Series 7 and 63 licenses.

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