Ryan ALM History
Ryan ALM was founded by Ronald J. Ryan, CFA on July 12, 2004 as a Asset/Liability Management firm. The firm builds a turnkey system of proprietary synergistic products designed to measure liabilities as a Custom Liability Index (CLI) and manage assets to the CLI as Liability Beta Portfolios and Portable Alpha Portfolios. Ryan ALM's mission is to solve liability driven problems through low cost, low risk solutions.
Ryan ALM Index Division
Ryan ALM is unique in having its own proprietary Index company named " ALM Research Solutions, LLC". This company builds both custom and generic bond indexes. Such indexes range from Custom Liability Indexes to ETF indexes. All indexes are daily and delivered via a private password protected web site. In 2006, Ron Ryan won the William F. Sharpe Index Lifetime Achievement Award.
Ryan ALM Asset/Liability Management
Our Liability Beta Portfolio is our proprietary cost optimization model that "cash flow matches" clients projected liability benefit payment schedules at the least cost using investment grade bonds. It is back tested since 2009 showing a consistent cost savings of 8% to 10%. Our LBP best represents the core portfolio of a pension plan.