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.”
To learn more about Tyton Partners and the firm’s work, visit tytonpartners.com.
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 tytonpartners.com or follow us @tytonpartners