Ryan provides strategic guidance to shareholders and companies in their shareholder activist campaigns. He also has experience across a broad range of corporate matters including mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and other related matters.
Prior to joining Olshan, Ryan was a Financial Analyst in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group at the investment bank Houlihan Lokey. At Houlihan Lokey, Ryan specialized in advising companies on public and private M&A transactions, particularly in activist shareholder situations and unsolicited transactions. During Ryan’s tenure at Houlihan Lokey, his notable transactions include acting for Marcato Capital Management in its campaign with InterContinental Hotels Group; acting for Save GrafTech in its campaign with GrafTech International; acting for Orange Capital in its campaign with Strategic Hotels and Resorts; and acting for Monomoy Capital in its unsolicited tender offer for Cobra Electronics.