Cillian Ryan is an Associate at Ara, where he is focused on identifying and evaluating investment opportunities, as well as transaction execution and portfolio company management.
Prior to joining Ara, Cillian was an Investment Manager at Development Capital, a growth capital investor into Irish SMEs. Cillian worked on due diligence, execution, and post-investment monitoring. Cillian previously worked at Activate Capital, a real estate credit fund, and at Key Capital, a boutique M&A advisory firm.
Cillian holds a BSc. in Finance from University College Cork. He is a CFA charterholder since 2017.