Clients turn to Ryan for effective solutions to their complex tax matters.
Ryan’s practice focuses on the tax planning and structuring of domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations, corporate financing and alternative investment transactions. He has worked with a wide variety of clients, including publicly listed and private entities, multinational corporations, financial institutions, private equity and pension funds, and tax-exempt entities.
Before joining Davies, Ryan worked at a large Canadian law firm and a leading tax boutique.
Anson Advisors and Anson Funds Management
Acted for Anson Advisors and Anson Funds Management with the documentation of Anson East Master Fund L.P., a Cayman Islands exempted limited partnership and a Cayman feeder fund. The funds will utilize a range of investment strategies, primarily including investments in publicly-traded equity securities (both short and long common stocks and equity options) to create a concentrated portfolio of best available opportunistic investments in special situations.
Anson Advisors Inc. and Anson Funds Management LP
Acting for Anson Advisors Inc. and Anson Funds Management LP with the structuring and documentation of Anson North Star Tactical Equity Fund L.P., a Cayman Islands exempted limited partnership, with a Canadian feeder formed as a unit trust, a Canadian feeder formed as an Ontario limited partnership, a Cayman Islands feeder and potentially a U.S. feeder fund.
Acted for Hydrostor Inc., a developer of Advanced Compressed Air Energy Storage (A-CAES) projects, in securing a US$37-million growth financing to advance their global pipeline of utility-scale energy storage projects, including equity, debt, an asset acquisition, cash commitments, a project development partnership with Meridiam, a global infrastructure developer, and a strategic technology partnership with Baker Hughes, a GE Company.
Ironbridge Equity Partners
Acted for Ironbridge Equity Partners on the acquisition and related financing of Alumni Classroom Furniture Inc., a leading manufacturer and distributor of educational furniture for the pre-school through grade twelve market.
DPS Capital Inc.
Acting for DPS Capital Inc. with the restructuring of Parkwood Limited Partnership Fund as a feeder fund, investing substantially all of its capital in a Cayman Islands master fund.