Matt Hart is a Managing Director in Capstone Partners’ Financial Advisory Services (FAS) practice, primarily focused on Special Situations Investment Banking. He has more than twenty years of experience advising, financing and investing in companies in transition, and has worked more broadly in finance since 1996.
Matt has advised on nearly 100 transactions totaling over $180 billion, including debt raises and restructurings, special situations mergers and acquisitions, liability management transactions, and public and private equity raises. Clients have included companies and their owners, lenders and bondholders, statutory committees, and other parties-in-interest. His experience has included most major industries and ranged from private, lower middle market companies to publicly traded, household names such as Lehman Brothers, General Motors, Chrysler, American Airlines, and Kodak.
Prior to joining Capstone, Matt was a senior investment banker at Lazard, Jefferies, and Intrepid Financial Partners. He also spent a number of years on the buyside, as a special situations lender and investor at Merrill Lynch, Eos Partners, and FLC Credit. He began his career analyzing and trading asset-backed securities.