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Preston Hollow Capital Hires Matthew Challis for Senior Originations Role

DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dallas-based Preston Hollow Capital (PHC), an independent specialty finance company, continues to expand its fixed income team with the addition of Matthew Challis, Executive Director. Mr. Challis brings an extensive public finance background to PHC, most recently as a Managing Director with RBC Capital Markets, and previously holding senior vice president roles with Jefferies’ Municipal Securities Group and Piper Jaffray’s Public Finance Group. He joins an accomplished originations team at PHC, headed by Managing Director Ramiro Albarran.

“We’re excited and pleased to have Matt on board,” said Mr. Albarran. “Hiring a banker with his level of talent and capability in the public finance space is a win for PHC. Matt has a strong track record in the industry and is a valued addition to the group.”

“Matt’s capabilities and market knowledge will allow PHC to continue its rapid expansion in the short term, while in the long term adding to our reputation as the premier solution provider in specialty municipal finance,” said Jim Thompson, Chairman and CEO of Preston Hollow Capital. “We’re confident his skills will complement our team’s proven ability and know-how.”

Mr. Challis attended Loyola Marymount University, where he received a BA, Economics. He later completed an MBA at the University of California, Davis – Graduate School of Management.

About Preston Hollow Capital

Preston Hollow Capital ( is the leading solution provider in municipal finance. Headquartered in Dallas, PHC is an independent specialty finance company with more than $1 billion in permanent equity capital and over $2 billion in investment capacity from a diverse investor base comprised of founding management, institutional investors Stone Point Capital and HarbourVest, and several prominent family offices. Preston Hollow Capital differentiates itself with its ability to deliver capital with speed, certainty and flexibility.


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