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Justin Ryan

Co-Founder, Boring Business Nerd

Justin Ryan grew up in Los Angeles, California, and attended the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he studied Economics and Accounting. During college, he started a social media marketing company and worked as a student manager for the UCSB baseball team.

Justin is an Investment Banking Vice President at DelMorgan & Co., a boutique investment bank headquartered in Santa Monica. He has worked on over 100 mandates across various industry sectors, mainly focused on sell-side M&A, debt, and equity transactions. Some of the notable transactions include:

  • Rylee + Cru: Children's clothing brand, sale to Permanent Equity (Oct. 2023)
  • Jackson Labs Technology: A leader in Position, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) solutions, sale to Viavi (Oct. 2022)
  • Schwazze: A public cannabis multi-state operator, $101 million capital raise and fairness opinion (Dec. 2021, Feb. 2022, Mar. 2022)
  • eegee's: A quick-service restaurant chain, sale to 39 North Capital (Oct. 2018)

Justin writes about topics within his expertise across Finance, Business Finance, Personal Finance, and Small Business, and you can keep in touch with him on LinkedIn.