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Sheridan Capital Advisory, Inc. provides merger and acquisition, divestiture and capital raising advisory services to leading public and private companies involved in middle-market transactions. Although headquartered in Orange County, California, our team has a global reach - recent clients have been based in Texas, Utah, Colorado, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, Alberta (Canada), Madrid (Spain), and Mumbai (India). Our team provides on the ground local coverage in Europe and North America to support client needs, buffetted by important access to private equity and corporate connections worldwide.

Sheridan Capital Advisory, Inc. was formed in 2009 with a single focus — to provide sophisticated 'Wall Street' investment banking advice to the middle market. We differentiate ourselves by the depth and breadth of experience of our bankers and our commitment to putting the client's needs first which is the cornerstone of our firm.

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Sheridan Capital Advisory, Inc. deal team is focused on client success and is led by Mr. Ravi Rayu.


Mr. Rayu’s background includes M&A, corporate finance, restructuring and strategy. Previously, Mr. Rayu was a senior member of Energy Services Group at McGladrey Capital Markets, now Davidson & Co.,  where he specialized in energy and related industries primarily advising global companies in sell-side M&A, acquisitions and corporate finance. He has served companies in an array of industries, including business services, technology, aerospace and defense, general manufacturing, healthcare and energy, advising them in a wide range of M&A and corporate finance transactions. Prior to joining McGladrey Capital Markets, Mr. Rayu was with Dresner Partners in Chicago, and before that he worked in Europe and India as a senior internal strategy consultant with Winterthur Insurance, a former insurance subsidiary of Credit Suisse.

Mr. Rayu received his bachelor’s degree in electronics and telecommunications engineering from the College of Engineering at the University of Pune, and a master’s degree in business administration from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he was a Bufold Scholar. Mr. Rayu holds FINRA Series 7, 24, 63 and 79 securities licenses.


Mr. Rayu is active in Southern California entrepreneur community and is a charter member of TiE SoCal.


Direct: +1 (949)-750-5615

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Our mission is to achieve the stated objectives of our clients based on our core values of teamwork, urgency, loyalty, creativity, and impartiality.

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