Ryan is based in Seoul and performs key roles in both
fundraising and investments. He is a member of the Investment
Committee of SJL Partners. Ryan has 20 years of experience
in private equity investments, venture capital and investment
Prior to joining SJL Partners, Ryan conducted a senior role in private equity investments at CVC Capital Partners. He originated and reviewed numerous opportunities, executed the divestment of a challenging portfolio, completed a new acquisition; and developed investment strategies. Before CVC, he led the M&A practice in Korea for Daiwa in investment banking, and initiated a number of M&A and equity capital markets deals for major corporations and financial sponsors in Korea and Japan. Prior to Daiwa, Ryan worked at Merrill Lynch Global Principal Investment, where he successfully completed multiple investments via CB, BW and equity in private and listed companies across Asia.
Ryan holds BA in International Economics from Seoul National University.