S. MATTHEW KATZ.
Executive Vice President Mergers, Acquisitions and Capital Markets
Prior to joining Limbach, Matt served as a Director in the Fund Liquidity Solutions Group at Crestline Investors, a private investment firm. At Crestline, Matt oversaw the growth and/or disposition of a portfolio of distressed investments, including in the packaging, steel and infrastructure products sectors. From 2000 to 2015, he was employed by FdG Associates, a New York-based middle market private equity firm. While at FdG, Matt focused on the sourcing, execution and oversight of the firm’s investments in family- and entrepreneur owned businesses in the lower middle market. Matt’s investment activity spanned a diverse array of businesses and industries, including building products, specialty retail, value-added distribution, precision machining and infrastructure and construction services. Prior to joining FdG as an Associate in 2000, Matt was an investment banking analyst in the Global Natural Resources Group at Lehman Brothers where he assisted in mergers, acquisitions and financing transactions for businesses in the coal, exploration and production, and midstream pipeline sectors.
Over the course of Matt’s career, he has developed an affinity for, and deep insight into, investments in the construction services sector. He has developed an extensive network of relationships among investment bankers, intermediaries and business brokers; lenders and other financing sources; surety providers; and industry focused consultants and accomplished managers and executives. Matt has also shared his experiences and perspectives on investment activity in the industry as a panel speaker at the Lincoln International and L.E.K. Consulting Building and Infrastructure Conference and the Construction Financial Management Association’s annual conference, and as a contributor to publications including Buyouts, the Association for Corporate Growth’s Middle Market Growth, Mergers & Acquisitions, and CohnReznick’s quarterly newsletter.
Matt attended Williams College where he graduated with a BA in History with a concentration in Colonial and Revolutionary America. He is currently a board member of Landon School’s New York Alumni Association.