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An International Private Investment Firm

R&R Global Partners is an international private investment firm. Based in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, the company has offices in Philadelphia, PA, Chicago, IL and Toronto, Ontario.  With a strong focus on investing and developing scalable businesses in consumer services, real estate and technology, the firm has realized in excess of $150,000,000 of successful exits in the last 3 years, while continuing to expand rapidly.  Bryan Rishforth is the company’s founder and principal. He boasts 25 years of experience in financial services/private equity, real estate, technology, retail, operations management, quality assurance, and business development.  

The R&R Global Partners team is made up of investment, operations, finance, construction, development, commercial real estate and business development professionals from a wide range of global companies (GE, GE Capital, Cerberus Capital, Liberation Capital, the Walt Disney Company, Oracle, Gardner Denver and more). The company has a wealth of experience in funding, acquiring, restructuring, and growing businesses, including scaling start-up operations. Their global expertise covers five continents and 100s of companies.

Through their affiliate-partner companies, they provide merger and acquisition advisory services, management consulting and a variety of structured capital investment with sector expertise in consumer, technology, real estate, and energy.  Engagements and investments have spanned backing early stage entrepreneurs’ organic growth to assisting Fortune 100 companies expand through acquisition.

R&R Global Partners growth is accelerating through growth-stage investing and funding of real estate and businesses located in qualified opportunity zones (QOZs).  Introduced as part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA), QOZs offer investment opportunities with exceptional tax benefits and attractive valuation.  The firm has developed a core competency and built subject matter expertise in QOZs, QOFs, and QOZBs with over a dozen active transactions in the newly created space.

Brian Ruck, former CFO of a middle market private equity firm, serves as the firm’s Real Estate Partner. He is a finance professional with strong technical skills in financial management and an extensive background in leadership. His key areas of focus are financial planning, investment evaluation, performance measurement and lean six sigma. He also has 20 years of personal real estate investing experience.

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R&R Global Partners is run by a proven, experienced, and entrepreneurial management team. The management team and operations are led by Bryan Rishforth, founder and principal, who has 25 years of diversified retail, real estate, fitness, operations management, private equity, commercial sales, business development, quality assurance and financial services success. The firm includes a comprehensive team of finance, investment, operations, development, construction, commercial real estate and marketing professionals from Fortune 50 and diverse growth companies. This team has extensive experience in scaling start-up operations and growing businesses with global experience spanning four decades, 5 continents and 100s of businesses including General Electric (GE), GE Capital, Cerberus Capital Management, JP Morgan, Liberation Capital, The Walt Disney Company, Seventy Six Capital, Planet Fitness, Remington, and various small cap ventures.

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Bryan Rishforth

Founder, CEO and Managing Partner
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