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Paul Ridgeway joined Balmoral Advisors in 2015 and has been heavily involved in all transactions completed by the firm since then. These transactions include the sales of Haverhill Chemicals and Solucor, securing growth equity for Melior Innovations and P2 Science, three debt and equity transactions for East West Copolymer, and the sale of Nisshin Gulf Coast to Nippon Valqua. Paul excels at financial analysis, negotiations, strategic analysis and is a key member of Balmoral’s transaction team. Paul also plays an active role in business development and recruitment for the firm.

Prior to joining the firm, Paul served in Special Operations as a USAF Combat Controller. Previously, Paul attended the University of Texas where he earned a B.S. and was an All-American member of the National Championship Men’s Swimming and Diving team. He is a former American record holder, and competed in numerous international competitions as a national team member. Paul also completed a second B.S. degree with a concentration in finance, with high honors, from DePaul University. Paul is an active member in Chicago Veterans Community Outreach as well as an avid triathlete where he regularly competes in regional and national competitions.