Ryan A. Durham

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  • Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, JD, cum laude, Senior Articles Editor, SMU Science & Technology Law Review, 2015
  • University of Denver Daniels College of Business, MBA, Finance, 2006
  • The University of Texas at Dallas, BS, Business Administration, magna cum laude, 2003
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Ryan’s practice focuses on business transactions, general corporate matters, and financial advisory services. Ryan counsels private equity funds, debt finance funds, financial institutions and advisors, and other institutional investors.

Before entering private law practice, Ryan was a financial analyst and a senior manager at a national middle-market mergers and acquisitions advisory firm. Ryan’s transactional experience includes various industries, such as healthcare, technology, consulting, food and beverage, construction, oil field services, and manufacturing.

During law school, Ryan was a Senior Articles Editor for the SMU Science and Technology Law Review and a student attorney with the Consumer Advocacy Project.

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Representation of an investment advisory firm in its $57.2 million acquisition of a designer, manufacturer and distributor of personal consumer products.

Representation of O2Cool, a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of personal consumer products, in its acquisition of Zing Anything, an innovative hydration brand.

Representation of O2Cool, a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of personal consumer products, in its acquisition of bobble, a manufacturer of hydration and filtration products, from Unilever, a publicly traded transnational consumer goods company.

Representation of Spanos Barber Jesse & Co. in an investment in Dennis Uniform Mfg., a  designer, manufacturer, distributor and seller of school uniforms and related accessories.

Representation of Spanos Barber Jesse & Co. in its recapitalization of Under Canvas Inc., one of the fastest growing adventure-hospitality brands in America.

Representation of LongueVue Capital, a private equity firm, in its acquisition of ECA Medical Instruments, a medical product and technology company.

Representation of LongueVue Capital, a private equity firm, in its acquisition of Zavation Medical Products, an entrepreneur-owned medical device company.

Representation of General Information Services and its affiliates, leading providers of background screening and talent acquisition services, in its acquisition of BackTrack Inc., an industry-leading background screening provider.

Representation of American Veterinary Group, a network of animal hospitals backed by Latticework Capital Management, in its acquisition of Florida-based Magnolia Animal Hospital.

Representation of American Veterinary Group, a network of animal hospitals backed by Latticework Capital Management, in its acquisition of Lake Side Animal Clinic, a Florida-based veterinary practice.

Representation of Dos Rios Partners, a Texas-based private equity firm, in its sale of a minority interest in VirTex, a leading vertically integrated electronic manufacturing services provider.

Representation of Escalate Capital, a leading mezzanine firm focused on investing in high growth technology companies, in its investment in Maestro Health, a benefits enterprise company.

Representation of Escalate Capital, a leading mezzanine firm focused on investing in high growth technology companies, in its investment in Booker Software, a web-based platform enabling businesses to sell their services online.

Representation of Escalate Capital, a leading mezzanine firm focused on investing in high growth technology companies, in its investment in Entelo, a web-based platform aimed at helping companies recruit faster, smarter and better.

Representation of Escalate Capital, a leading mezzanine firm focused on investing in high growth technology companies, in its investment in Civitas Learning, a leading provider of cloud-based predictive analytics aimed at improving student success and persistence in higher education.

Representation of a private equity firm in its $77 million acquisition of a leading provider of online and mobile learning solutions.