Pharos Capital Group, LLC, a private equity firm based in Dallas and Nashville, has hired James S. Kerrigan and Kevin A. Ryan as Senior Financial Analysts.
Prior to joining Pharos, Mr. Kerrigan spent two years as an Investment Banking Analyst at Barclays in New York, advising on deals in the healthcare, packaging, chemicals and strategic finances sectors. Before that, he worked in various capacities at a private equity family office and a healthcare consulting firm in Nebraska.
Mr. Ryan worked for two years as an Investment Banking Analyst for Stephens Inc. in Little Rock, AR before joining Pharos. He advised on M&A and private equity transactions across multiple industries, including healthcare services.
Mr. Kerrigan will be based in Pharos’s Dallas office, while Mr. Ryan will be based in Nashville.
Led by Kneeland Youngblood, co-founder and Managing Partner, Pharos Capital is an SEC Registered Investment Advisor typically investing $25-$50m in growing middle market companies seeking later stage funding for internal growth, acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, management buyouts, or recapitalizations predominantly across healthcare sectors.
The firm, which has invested in 49 companies, currently has approximately $800m of private equity assets under management.