Duff & Phelps, A Kroll Business, a provider of services and digital products for valuation, governance, risk and transparency, has appointed Howard Lanser as managing director and head of U.S. private capital markets.

Lanser joins Duff & Phelps with over 25 years of experience in capital structure and M&A advisory services. He has executed over 260 transactions which have raised over $50 billion. Prior to the appointment, Lanser served as managing director and head of capital markets at G2 Capital Advisors and was the founder of Baird‘s debt advisory group.

“Howard Lanser will be a great addition to our team, expanding our Private Capital Markets capabilities in the U.S. Drawing on his extensive experience, Howard has secured successful outcomes for clients, structuring complex capital markets solutions ranging from growth investments to distressed lending,” commented Bob Bartell, managing director and president of Duff & Phelps Corporate Finance.