Chartwell is pleased to announce D.P. Nicoli, Inc. has completed a recapitalization transaction with a newly formed ESOP.

Ryan Rassin

Ryan is an investment banker in Chartwell’s corporate finance practice. He focuses on capital markets transactions including the placement of asset-based revolvers, senior secured cash flow loans, split lien term loans, unitranche structures, second lien, mezzanine, and equity investments for both sponsored and non-sponsored clients. Over his career, Ryan has worked on transactions in support of both growth and value-oriented investment strategies in a wide array of industries with deals closed in the business services, industrial, distribution, healthcare, and technology sectors.

Professional Involvement

Ryan is a member of the Association of Corporate Growth, where he currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors for the Chicago chapter and is co-chair of the Programming & Content vertical for the entire chapter.

Ryan is designated as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). He is also a registered representative with Chartwell affiliate, CCS Transactions, LLC and holds FINRA Series 63 and 79 licenses.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Chartwell, Ryan was a managing director at LBC Credit Partners where he was an Investment Professional responsible for sourcing, structuring, negotiating, documenting, and closing senior and junior debt investments for both sponsored and non-sponsored financings in support of LBOs, recapitalizations, refinances, and add-on acquisitions. Ryan also served as a rotational member of the firm’s Investment Committee.

Prior to LBC, Ryan was a director at OFS Capital where he originated and executed new business opportunities with both sponsor and non-sponsored clients. At OFS, Ryan was also a portfolio manager responsible for overseeing a team of account officers and directly managing investments. 

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