chris ryan

Christopher Ryan

Managing Director

Archean Capital Partners, Crossbeam Venture Partners, Freeport Financial Partners, Moelis Asset Catalyst, Moelis Asset Management, Steele Creek Investment Management

Christopher Ryan is a Managing Director and member of the Executive Committee of Moelis Asset. Mr. Ryan has more than 30 years of financial markets experience, including trading, structuring, capital markets, research, sales, risk management and private markets investing. He has extensive experience building and managing fixed-income businesses around the world. Prior to joining Moelis in 2009, he spent nine years at UBS Investment Bank, where he was global head of Credit Fixed Income and regional head of Fixed Income, Commodities and Currencies for the Americas. Before UBS, Mr. Ryan was global head of Syndicated Loans at Lehman Brothers, which he joined in 1992. He was the founder of Lehman’s syndicated loan business. Prior to Lehman Brothers, he worked for Salomon Brothers for nearly nine years in M&A, Restructuring and Distressed Loan Trading. Mr. Ryan graduated magna cum laude with an AB in mathematics and economics from Duke University. He was a member of the Duke Financial Economics Steering Committee and a frequent guest lecturer for the Duke Economics Department for many years.  He was also Board Chair, Trustee and Treasurer at Sacred Heart Greenwich, an independent school for preschool – 12th grade girls.