Nicholas Clemens is a managing director and co-head of the Financial Sponsors Group, based in the Chicago office. Nick leverages more than 15 years of corporate finance experience in originating and executing mergers and acquisitions with portfolio companies of private equity groups, private companies and publicly traded 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.

At Duff & Phelps, Nick is responsible for marketing the firm’s services with a focus on establishing and expanding relationships with financial sponsors, including private equity firms, family offices and hedge funds.

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

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