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DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Preston Hollow Capital announced today the addition of veteran investment banker Matthew Levin as an Executive Director and Senior Originator. Mr. Levin will join Preston Hollow Capital at the end of March, and his corporate responsibilities will include sourcing and structuring investments.
“Matt brings tremendous experience and energy to PHC, which will help accelerate our plans for rapid expansion and enhance our reputation as the premier solution provider in specialty municipal finance.” said Jim Thompson, the Chairman and CEO of Preston Hollow Capital. Launched in January 2014 by former leaders of ORIX USA Corporation, Preston Hollow Capital is an independent specialty finance company that serves as a solution provider in municipal finance.
“We are excited to have Matt join our growing roster of talented professionals,” said Jim Thompson, Chairman and CEO of Preston Hollow Capital. “Matt brings tremendous experience and energy to PHC, which will help accelerate our plans for rapid expansion and enhance our reputation as the premier solution provider in specialty municipal finance.”
Mr. Levin has been an investment banker for nearly 20 years, focusing on energy, infrastructure, sports facility and project finance, having completed transactions in excess of $25 billion.
Mr. Levin is currently finishing his duties as a senior banker in J.P. Morgan’s Public Finance Department as a member of the Department’s Infrastructure Group. Prior to J.P. Morgan, Mr. Levin was a banker at Goldman, Sachs & Co. in the Public Sector and Infrastructure Banking Group, where he was a senior member of the Sports Finance and Transportation Group. Previously he worked for Janney Montgomery Scott, Morgan Stanley and Prudential Securities.
Mr. Levin has extensive transactional experience with complex revenue bond financings, public-private partnerships, derivative transactions, tender offers and capital restructurings. He received his BA from The George Washington University and a MPA from American University.
About Preston Hollow Capital and Jim Thompson
Preston Hollow Capital is an independent specialty finance company launched in January 2014 by Jim Thompson, the former longtime President and Chief Executive Officer of ORIX USA Corporation. PHC is a solution provider in municipal finance, and seeks to produce superior risk-adjusted returns across a broad spectrum of investment strategies. PHC differentiates itself with its ability to deliver capital with speed, certainty and flexibility.
Mr. Thompson, along with his wife Angela, supports Dallas-area non-profits through the Jim & Angela Thompson Foundation, and STEM education initiatives through the Blue Sky Educational Foundation. He is a board member of the Dallas Urban Debate Alliance, and is a former board member of Dallas CASA, Angel Flight South Central and the AOPA Foundation.
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