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Ryan S. Carroll focuses his practice on corporate law with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions and private financing. Ryan represents clients varying from small startups to large companies and advises clients on everything from entity formation to exit strategy. Additionally, he advises clients on private financings from friends and family and angel rounds to complex venture capital and private equity backed series rounds of financing.

Ryan has a focus in the technology sector including, but not limited to, internet of things, block chain, fintech, advertising technology, e-commerce, and both software and hardware companies; however, he also advises clients spanning all industries of business. Ryan also acts as outside general counsel for clients advising them on matters such as commercial contracts, joint ventures, licensing, and corporate governance matters. In addition to practicing law, Ryan is an adjunct professor at New England Law | Boston where he teaches Contract Drafting.

Concentrations

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Private financing
  • Venture capital
  • Private equity
  • Start-ups and closely held businesses

Capabilities

Experiencia

  • Represented a mattress manufacturing company in a $130 million private equity sale involving equity financing and the restructuring of senior debt and two levels of subordinated debt.°
  • Represented an enterprise software company in a $100 million private equity sale.°
  • Represented a professional employer organization in its $71.5 million sale to a strategic private equity backed purchaser.
  • Represented a private cybersecurity and technology company in its $53 million sale to a public government contracting services company.
  • Represented a benefits consulting and brokerage company in its approximately $40 sale to a strategic competitor.
  • Represented an insurance company in its $45 million sale to a private equity backed insurance brokerage and consulting firms.
  • Represented a telecommunications company in its $24 million sale to a subsidiary of Apollo Global Management.
  • Represented an insurance brokerage company in its approximately $18 million sale to a private equity backed insurance brokerage and consulting firm.
  • Represented an M&A data consulting company in its over $17 million sale to financial private equity backed purchaser.
  • Represented a major energy company’s venture arm in its purchase of an over $16 million solar project.
  • Represented a health care provider in its $14 million sale to a competitor.
  • Represented a medical supply and consulting company in its over $14 million sale to a private equity firm.
  • Represented one of the largest energy company in the world in its acquisition of an approximately $10 million solar project.
  • Represented an insurance services business in over $10 million stock sale to Canadian private equity-backed acquirer.°
  • Represented task management platform company in over $10 million sale to a public company.°
  • Represented an insurance company in its over $10 million sale.
  • Represented an insurance company in its over $9 million sale.
  • Represented an insurance company in its over $8 million sale.
  • Represented a benefits consulting and brokerage company in its over $8 million sale to a strategic competitor.
  • Represented an oil and heating part manufacturing and supply company in its $8 million sale to a strategic competitor.
  • Represented company in its over $4.5 million sale to a public company.
  • Represented a hedge fund and family office in its $4.5 million purchase of an automotive and industrial parts manufacturer.
  • Represented a major energy company’s venture arm in its purchase of an over $3.5 million solar project.
  • Represented an insurance company in its over $3 million sale.
  • Represented an insurance brokerage business in its over $3 million sale to a private equity backed insurance agency
  • Represented a major energy company’s venture arm in its purchase of an over $1.6 million solar project.
  • Represented individual in a loan purchase of an approximately $1 million loan from an institutional lender.
  • Represented a major energy company’s venture arm in its purchase of an over $700 thousand solar energy project.
  • Represented an individual in the sale of his book of business for approximately $500 thousand sale to a national brokerage firm.
  • Represented a soccer facility and training company in its over $500 thousand sale to a private equity backed sports investment company.
  • Represented an insurance company in its multimillion-dollar sale.
  • Financial Modeling & Valuation Analyst, Corporate Finance Institute
  • Represented an automotive technology company in a $100 million Series D financing, a $150 million Series C financing, and a $25 million Series B financing.°
  • Represented an investment fund on the fund’s initial investments and follow-on transactions for over $30 million in investments.°
  • Represented startups and established companies in over $25 million of convertible and secured promissory note financing.°
  • Represented a mobile affiliate platform in a $20 million Series B financing and a $12 million Series A financing.°
  • Represented a real estate technology company in a $18 million unit purchase financing.°
  • Represented a mobile marketing platform in a $15 million Series B financing and $12 million Series A financing.°
  • Represented a telehealth company in a $12.5 million Series B financing and a $3 million Series A financing.°
  • Represented a digital marketing and advertising technology company in its $5 million Series B Financing.
  • Represented a private company in a $4.5 million revolving line of credit with Silicon Valley Bank.°
  • Represented an ammunition manufacturer in a $2.5 million Series A Investment, including $4.5 million line of credit and a $200,000 municipal grant.°
  • Represented an internet of things (IoT) company in over $2.2 million of Series Seed investment from a public company and other angel investors.°
  • Represented a cannabis marketing and e-commerce platform in over $2 million in financing in convertible notes and series seed investment.°
  • Represented a cannabis product company in its $2 million follow on equity raise.
  • Represented a wearable orthodontic product startup in its $1 million financing.
  • Represented a golf fashion and facilities startup in its $100,000 seed financing.

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Carroll prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

  • Summer Associate, Wells Fargo Advisors, 2008

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, "Ones to Watch," Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions, 2021-2022
  • Adjunct Professor, New England Law | Boston, 2021-Present
  • Member, Sussex County Bar Association, 2020-Present 
  • Member, New York Bar Association, 2015-Present
  • Member, Boston Bar Association, 2015-Present
  • Member, Massachusetts Bar Association, 2015-Present
  • Member, New Jersey Bar Association, 2014-Present
  • Member, American Bar Association, 2011-Present

Credentials

Educación
  • M.B.A., New York University Stern School of Business
  • J.D., New England Law
  • B.S., Finance and Economics, Rutgers University
Con licencia para ejercer en
  • Nueva Jersey
  • Nueva York
  • Massachusetts