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Palm Tree Advisors promotes one and hires another

Palm Tree Advisors has promoted Ryan Crago as vice president and hired Loran Frederic as vice president. Based in Los Angeles, Palm Tree Advisors is a private equity and M&A consulting firm.


LOS ANGELES, March 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Palm Tree Advisors, a Los Angeles-based Private Equity and M&A consulting firm, is pleased to announce that Ryan Crago has been promoted to Vice President and Loran Fredric has joined the firm as Vice President.

Ryan joined Palm Tree Advisors in 2012 and now leads the execution of client engagements across all lines of service. Ryan has over eight years of M&A, investment banking and valuation experience and is a graduate with honors from the University of Texas at Austin.

Loran is responsible for leading Palm Tree Advisors’ business development efforts and strategic initiatives. He has over 10 years of business development experience with high growth service organizations. Loran earned his MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management and his bachelors with honors from Harvard University.

Pardis Nasseri, a Managing Director with the firm, said, “Human capital is a critical component in the success of any organization and we attribute our successful growth over the years to the strategic addition of talented professionals. The promotion of Ryan and addition of Loran are consistent with this strategy and position us for continued growth in 2015 and beyond.”

Palm Tree Advisors is a boutique consultancy that assists private equity firms and owner-entrepreneurs with M&A readiness, transaction execution and operations. The firm’s leadership team has over five decades of private equity and advisory experience. Palm Tree believes that no two transactions are the same and that advice to maximize value should be a tailored solution. Since 2009, Palm Tree has advised clients on over $3 billion of transaction value.