Duff & Phelps Corporation (NYSE: DUF), an independent financial advisory and investment banking firm, has acquired iEnvision Technology, an advisory business that provides law firms and corporate legal departments with information lifecycle management (ILM) solutions. The transaction adds 24 professionals to the Duff & Phelps’ Dispute and Legal Management Consulting business.

Matthew Hobbs, founder and president of iEnvision, joins Duff & Phelps as a managing director; he brings particular expertise in management consulting and business process development, along with his team’s deep relationships with law firms, corporate legal departments, health sciences companies, and financial services firms. This development further strengthens Duff & Phelps’ Dispute & Legal Management Consulting team, with services that maximize corporate and government legal department performance and efficiency in the areas of strategy, operations, technology and implementation, compliance, and risk management.

Kenyon Group served as the exclusive financial advisor to iEnvision Technology and arranged this transaction.