Flynn jumps to Tyton Partners

Rich Flynn is joining Tyton Partners’s senior leadership team as a Managing Director in the firm’s investment banking practice. Flynn previously was an executive with Apollo Education Group, where he served as President of Apollo Education Ventures and Head of U.S. Corporate Development.


Stamford, CT, September 8, 2016 – Tyton Partners, a leading advisory firm in the

global knowledge market, today announced that Rich Flynn, former president of

Apollo Education Ventures, will join the firm’s senior leadership team as a Managing

Director in Tyton Partners’ investment banking practice. Rich has over 25 years of

strategic, financial management, operational and investment execution experience

with established and emerging business models, and will support Tyton Partners’

clients across the knowledge management, education, and human capital sectors.

“We are delighted to welcome Rich Flynn to Tyton Partners,” said Chris Curran,

Founder and Managing Partner at Tyton Partners. “Rich is well-respected in the

industry with a proven investment and operations acumen and deep domain

expertise. His addition to the team builds upon what is the most seasoned

investment banking and strategic advisory bench in the global knowledge sector.

Rich’s experience will prove invaluable to Tyton Partners’ clients. “

Prior to joining Tyton Partners, Rich spent the last six years as an executive with

Apollo Education Group, where he served as President of Apollo Education Ventures

and Head of U.S. Corporate Development. At Apollo, Rich was responsible for

evaluating growth opportunities that complemented and diversified Apollo’s

existing operating entities, as well as identifying new business models that could

leverage the company’s substantial resources and global reach.

Prior to Apollo, Rich ran the investment banking practice at Stout Risius Ross, LLC, a

350 person middle market advisory firm, and was a founder and General Partner at

BlueStar Ventures, a venture firm that invested in emerging technology and

business services companies. Earlier in his career Rich was a Managing Director in

the investment banking group at ABN AMRO focusing on the education and business

services sectors. Over the course of his career, Rich has advised on transactions

totaling more than $4 billion of aggregate transaction value.

“I am excited to be joining the Tyton team,” said Rich Flynn. “I was fortunate to work

with Tyton on several transactions during my time at Apollo Education Group,

where I experienced first-hand the depth of their industry knowledge, creative

thinking and the high quality of their advisory capabilities. Tyton has established a

unique platform within the global knowledge and human capital management space

that I am happy to be joining.”


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About Tyton Partners

Tyton Partners is the leading advisory firm to the global knowledge sector. With

dedicated practices in investment banking and strategy consulting, the firm has an

experienced team of professionals who deliver a unique spectrum of services from

mergers and acquisitions and capital markets access to strategy development that

helps companies, organizations, institutions and investors navigate the complexities

of the education, media, and information markets. Tyton Partners leverages a deep

foundation of transactional and advisory experience and unparalleled level of global

relationships to make its clients’ aspirations a reality and catalyze innovation in the

sector. For more information, visit or follow us @tytonpartners