Gilbert E. Matthews
Senior Managing Director SSI
Matthews has more than 50 years of experience in investment banking, having worked with a wide variety of clients in mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, friendly and unfriendly tender offers, public and private offerings of securities, recapitalizations, bankruptcy and other financial restructurings, and international transactions. Matthews joined Sutter Securities Incorporated in San Francisco as a Senior Managing Director in December 1995 and became Chairman in December 1997.
From 1960 through 1995, Matthews was with Bear Stearns in New York. He was a Senior Managing Director of Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc. and was a general partner of its predecessor partnership, Bear, Stearns & Co. He was in the Corporate Finance Department from 1967 through 1995 and a security analyst from 1960 through 1967. From 1970 through 1995, he was Chairman of Bear Stearns’ Valuation Committee, which was responsible for all opinions and valuations issued by the firm.
Matthews has testified as an expert with respect to investment banking practice, corporate valuation, fairness, and other issues in numerous Federal and state courts and before regulatory agencies.
Matthews received an A.B. from Harvard and an M.B.A. from Columbia, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). He has spoken on fairness opinions, valuations, and related matters before numerous professional groups, including the American Society of Appraisers, the American Bar Association Continuing Legal Education, the New York City Bar Association, the American Electronics Association, the Organismo Italiano di Valutazione and The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. Matthews has written several book chapters and articles on fairness opinions, corporate valuations, and litigation relating to valuations.
Matthews has written several book chapters and articles on fairness opinions, corporate valuations, and litigation relating to valuations and appraisals. He is on the editorial boards of Business Valuation Review, published by the American Society of Appraisers, and Business Valuation Update, published by Business Valuation Resources, and was a member of the Fairness Opinions Working Group of the International Valuation Standards Council.
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