Moore & Van Allen PLLC
Ryan Smith is co-head of the Investment Team. For over 20 years, he has built a practice that represents clients on a variety of complex leveraged financings, senior and junior capital lending transactions, private equity and other equity investments, and corporate transactions.
Ryan’s primary focus is in finance and equity investment transactions. As counselor to lenders and passive and controlling stakeholders, he represents a variety of finance companies, business development companies (BDC’s), small business investment companies (SBIC’s), hedge funds, private equity funds, and other private capital investors in connection with leveraged transactions, acquisition financings, going-private transactions, management buyouts, growth investments, and other finance and equity related transactions.
For over 20 years, Ryan has represented his clients in transactions that have ranged from $1 million to $1 billion. He also has extensive experience in the focus areas that impact these transactions from intercreditor relationships to each class of equity securities issued in the capitalization of an enterprise.