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Ryan J. Stecz

M&A Tax Partner

Ryan J. Stecz

111 S. Wacker Drive

Suite 1800​

Chicago

IL

United States

60606-4301

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Ryan is a partner with Deloitte Tax LLP in the M&A Transaction Services practice, based in Chicago. Ryan has more than 20 years of public accounting experience including more than 15 years as a dedicated M&A specialist. He has experience in advising financial and strategic buyers on due diligence and deal structuring in a range of industries including consumer and industrial products, healthcare, and technology. Further, Ryan has significant experience advising clients on sell side transactions including the preparation of carve-out financial statements, vendor due diligence reports, tax structuring and modeling exercises, and the tax implications associated with selling S corporations.

Ryan’s experience in advising financial and strategic buyers on due diligence and deal structuring in a range of industries has provided him with deep insights into the sell-side process as well as the needs and motivations of acquiring entities.

He has been a leading contributor to several articles covering tax aspects of preparing carve-out financial statements and selling S corporations.

Ryan has spoken on a variety of M&A sell side related topics including vendor due diligence best practices, tax considerations of carve-out financial statements and selling Subchapter S corporations. He has also been a guest-lecturer at the University of Notre Dame’s Masters in Taxation program. He currently serves as a member of the St. Benedict Preparatory school’s endowment board.

Ryan J. Stecz