Ryan McNelley is a managing director in the London office of Duff & Phelps, and part of the Portfolio Valuation service line within the Alternative Asset Advisory business unit. Ryan’s clients primarily include alternative investment managers, including private equity funds, hedge funds, infrastructure funds, real estate debt funds, in both Europe and in the U.S.
Ryan specializes in the valuation of illiquid (“hard-to-value”, or Level 2) investments, typically under the IFRS 13, ASC§820 or other local GAAP Fair Value standards used by alternative investment managers. Ryan’s experience includes the valuation of the following asset types:
Senior, subordinated and mezzanine debt; revolving lines of credit, delayed draw facilities, asset backed loans
Common equity, preferred equity, convertible preferred equity and hybrid instruments
Non-performing loans and loan portfolios
Fund management companies and limited partner interest
Ryan’s other experience also includes the valuation of businesses and intangible assets for a diverse range of corporates, including satellite manufacturers, fixed satellite services operators, telecommunications companies, industrial manufacturers, car and equipment rental companies, as well as numerous other companies for tax and financial reporting purposes under the guidelines of U.S. accounting standard ASC §805 (formerly SFAS 141) and ASC §350 (formerly SFAS 142).
Ryan’s past experience includes seven years in various finance and business management roles at Maxim Integrated Products, a Silicon Valley semiconductor company. Ryan received his B.S. in Business and Economics from Saint Mary’s College of California in 1997, and his M.B.A. with a specialization in Corporate Finance from Cornell University in 2006.