Corey Bleil | Corporate financing and restructuring
Prior to joining Duff & Phelps (renamed Kroll), Corey was co-head of transactional insights at Alvarez & Marsal. Previously, he was Head of Healthcare M&A and Corporate Finance at RBS Citizens. Earlier in his career, he was director of mergers and acquisitions at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and senior vice president of mergers and acquisitions at Jefferies. Corey began his career on Wall Street in the Mergers & Acquisitions group of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette.
Corey specializes in developing comprehensive valuation analyzes to support equity and solvency opinions in mergers, acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, restructurings, spin-offs and recapitalizations. He has provided opinions to clients on transactions totaling over $15 billion in aggregate value.
Corey’s transaction experience spans a wide range of industries including healthcare, software, industrial services, energy, manufacturing and consumer/retail. He has performed opinion assignments for corporate clients including Cogeneration Corporation of America, Metals USA, Fab Industries, Motient Corporation, Eschelon Telecom, Eagle Bulk Shipping, DentaQuest, SEACOR Holdings, and for private equity clients such as Thoma Bravo, Lindsay Goldberg, TowerBrook Capital, Riverstone Holdings, Apollo, HIG Capital and Olympus Partners.
His past M&A assignments include the acquisition of Radiology (AMEX:RGX) by Primedex Health Systems (OTCBB:PMDX); Harsco Corporation’s (NYSE:HSC) acquisitions of Hunnebeck Group GmbH, Excell Materials and Bell Scaffolding Group; the sale by Saint-Gobain (ENXTPA: SGO) of its North American safety glass business; the sale by ADP (NYSE: ADP) of ADP Graphic Communications; the sale of Claymont Steel Holdings (NASDAQ: PLTE) to Evraz Group (LSE: EVR); NexCen Brands’ (NASDAQ: NEXC) acquisitions of The Athlete’s Foot, Bill Blass Holdings and MaggieMoo’s/Marble Slab; the sale of Coffeyville Resources to a group of investors; and the sale of Cogeneration Corporation of American (NASDAQ: CGCA) to Calpine Corporation (NYSE: CPN).
Corey holds a BA in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA in Finance from New York University. He is also a registered FINRA Series 79 and 63 representative.