Chief Financial Officer
Prior to joining RANE as Chief Financial Officer in 2014, Bill Detwiler spent more than 20 years as an investment banker covering clients in the Media and Technology industries, with particular expertise in Information Services, Publishing and Digital Content. Bill has extensive experience addressing strategic, economic and financial market issues at the CEO/board level and has executed more than 75 transactions including a broad spectrum of public and private equity and debt financings and M&A advisory assignments.
For the three years prior to joining RANE, Bill was a Managing Director at RBC Capital Markets in New York, where he founded and led the firm’s leading investment banking practice focused on Information Services. From 2006 through 2010, Bill was a Managing Director at RBS Securities, most recently as Co-Head of the Telecom, Media & Technology practice within RBS’s M&A and Corporate Finance Advisory Group. At RBS, Bill was responsible for originating and structuring transactions for corporate and private equity clients.
Prior to joining RBS, Bill worked at both Deutsche Bank and JPMorgan where he led the investment banking practice focused on Publishing, Information & Marketing Services. He also worked as Associate Director at Bear Stearns in the firm’s Media & Entertainment Group.
Bill received a B.A. in Economics from Trinity College in Hartford CT and an M.B.A. from The University of Michigan. He served for five years as a member of the Alumni Board of Governors for the University of Michigan Business School.