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Ryan Closes $100 Million Syndicated Credit Facility; Will Support Continued Growth and International Expansion

Press Release Jan 20, 2012

Dallas, Texas – Ryan, a leading global tax services firm with the largest indirect tax practice in North America, today announced that it has secured a $100 million (expandable to $135 million) syndicated credit facility led by Bank of America, N.A., including Comerica Bank; Citibank, N.A.; and Fifth Third Bank. This new credit facility will provide additional capital to support the Firm’s growth and international expansion, as well as fund unique market opportunities to strategically strengthen the Firm’s leading market share position.

In just 20 years, Ryan has become the seventh largest tax services firm in the United States, with a premier client portfolio of more than 6,500 global corporations in 40 countries. In the 2011 Accounting Today Top 100 Tax and Accounting Firms ranking, Ryan was the best performing corporate tax services firm based on year-over-year revenue growth.

“This credit facility demonstrates the fiscal strength of our Firm and the confidence Ryan has earned within the financial community,” said Tony G. Mills, President of Ryan. “This will enable us to successfully execute our strategic growth plan and pursue significant acquisitions for continued domestic and international expansion.”

“Our demonstrated history of increasing annual revenue and profitability during high-velocity growth played a key role in securing a credit facility of this size,” said G. Brint Ryan, CEO and Managing Principal of Ryan. “This will support our ability to provide superior results and world-class client service to an expansive base of premier Global 5000 companies.”

About Ryan

Ryan, an award-winning global tax services and software provider, is the largest Firm in the world dedicated exclusively to business taxes. With global headquarters in Dallas, Texas, the Firm provides an integrated suite of federal, state, local, and international tax services on a multijurisdictional basis, including tax recovery, consulting, advocacy, compliance, and technology services. Ryan is an 11-time recipient of the International Service Excellence Award from the Customer Service Institute of America (CSIA) for its commitment to world-class client service. Empowered by the dynamic myRyan work environment, which is widely recognized as the most innovative in the tax services industry, Ryan’s multidisciplinary team of more than 4,800 professionals and associates serves over 30,000 clients in more than 80 countries, including many of the world’s most prominent Global 5000 companies. More information about Ryan can be found at ryan.com.

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