Ryan analyzed billions of dollars of transactions as an analyst/associate on Deutsche Bank’s Consumer team in New York. He then transitioned into growth equity where he was the associate on over $35 million in investments. This background developed Ryan’s expertise in working with startups as an investor and Fortune 500 companies as an advisor. He uses these skills to freelance and help companies grow through fundraising, acquisitions or FP&A.
Performed valuation modeling including leveraged buyouts, discounted cash flow analysis, comparable companies, and precedent transactions analysis for dozens of companies across the consumer sector including food and beverage, restaurants, retail, consumer products, and business services.
Created marketing information memorandums and internal memo to win approval to participate in financing a $3 billion acquisition for a food services company buying their primary international competitor.
Updated comparable company set weekly to determine valuation and market conditions for a $900 million IPO in the food and beverage space.
Built valuation model, discounted cash flow analysis, comparable company set and capitalization table to illustrate debt situation to gain approval for a $150 million financing of a retail company.
Analyzed the effects of multiple operational scenarios and capital structures on valuation for leveraged buyouts of consumer companies and integrated analysis into pitch decks.
Focus areas: Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Pitch Decks, Confidential Information Memorandum (CIM), Credit Modeling, Restaurants & Dining, Food & Beverage, Retail & Wholesale, Precedent Transaction Analysis, Comparable Company Analysis, Leveraged Buyout Modeling, Discounted Cash Flow (DCF), Valuation, Consumer Products, Industry Analysis, Debt Financing, Initial Public Offerings, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
2013 - 2013
Researched macroeconomic events, hedge funds, and potential investments, then presented results to the team.
Created unconstrained portfolio with $500 million virtual AUM, tracked performance and pitched fund to MDs.
Updated information for 2,200 hedge fund classes and grew familiar with manager’s newsletters and trade theses.
Focus areas: Stock Analysis, Market Risk, Fund of Funds, Global Risk, Investing
Bachelor's degree in Finance, Marketing, and International Business (Honors)