Ryan Hummer, CFA

Director, Alternatives Portfolio Manager

Ryan Hummer, CFA, joined Ancora in 2008.  He is the portfolio manager for a private investment partnership at Ancora focused on merger arbitrage.  Ryan also manages the arbitrage segment of Ancora’s multi-strategy private investment partnership.  

Before joining Ancora, Ryan worked as a large-cap equity analyst and portfolio manager at First Fiduciary Investment Counsel. He performed due diligence on potential equity investments including management interviews, site-visits, competitive sustainability research, and financial statement analysis. Ryan also built complex financial models to assign intrinsic values to these equities based on diligence findings.  

Ryan began his career in the financial industry in Chicago where he spent three years working at proprietary trading firms.  His first position was with SMW where he worked as part of an options trading team that profited through an arbitrage strategy.  He then obtained a position as a trader with TradeGroup, a subsidiary of TradeLink where he employed an arbitrage strategy that took advantage of shifts in the U.S. Treasury yield curve.

Ryan has a Bachelor of Science degree from The University of Notre Dame in pre-medical studies, a Masters of Business Administration in Investment Management and Corporate Finance from the Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University, and holds the CFA designation.

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