Ryan has over 25 years professional experience within corporate finance, stock broking, private equity and research roles with a focus on both listed and unlisted companies.
Over his career, Ryan has gained considerable experience within the general industrial and health care sectors and has a strong track record of building and investing in entrepreneurial and family-owned businesses.
Recent notable transactions include:
- Advising CML Group (ASX:CGR) on multiple capital raises and acquisitions and the takeover defence from Affinity Equity Partners-owned Scottish Pacific
- Advising PayRight on multiple debt and equity capital raises
- Advising Atomos (ASX:AMS) on multiple unlisted capital raises, its pre-IPO and IPO, and subsequent placements
Prior to Henslow, Ryan was the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Austock Group, overseeing the Corporate and Securities, Property and Asset Management, Private Equity and Life Insurance businesses. Prior to becoming COO, Ryan was an Executive Director of Austock Securities and Corporate businesses and established and ran the Private Equity operations. Ryan was also responsible for growing the Research department from zero to 20+ employees whilst maintaining profitability and positioning it as Australia’s highest rated non-bulge bracket Research department.
Ryan is currently a Non-Executive Director of Boardroom Pty Ltd, the third-largest share registry and corporate secretarial business in Australia (part of Boardroom Group, SE Asia’s largest share registry group), Red Door, an emerging food wholesaler, and Department13, a counter drone technology company.