Nicholas Schwarzmiller is a director in the Valuation Advisory practice at Duff & Phelps and works in the firm’s London and Amsterdam offices. Since joining Duff & Phelps in 2012, Nicholas has provided financial advisory and valuation services to clients across a variety of industries, with a focus on the natural resource and industrials sectors. 

Nicholas has deep experience working in the metals and mining industry on transactions in Zimbabwe, South Africa, The Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guinea, Burkina Faso, Tanzania, Egypt and other European and African countries. Within the natural resource industry, he is experienced with multiple commodities including precious metals, base metals, bulk commodities, specialty commodities and energy. Nicholas has worked with exploration, development, producing and distressed companies.

Nicholas works with companies and funds providing services related to acquisitions, capital raises, restructuring, financial reporting and tax purposes. He has considerable experience valuing businesses and assets in the context of distressed capital structures, restructuring and other special situations. During this work he has provided financial advisory services within Chapter 11s, UK administrations and liquidations. In addition, Nicholas has performed valuations as part of litigation, restructuring, recapitalization, purchase price allocations, fresh start accounting, equity grants and impairment testing.  Nicholas has experience valuing non-operating assets, debt, equity, offtakes, royalties, hybrid securities and other structured products.

In addition to corporate clients, Nicholas works with numerous financial institutions valuing investments for fund evaluation and reporting purposes under IPEV guidelines. Nicholas also routinely assists clients with other corporate valuations for industries including healthcare, industrials and technology. 

Nicholas graduated from the University of Washington in Seattle with a BA in Finance.

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