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Hannam & Partners
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DLA Piper

Matthew D Hansen

Atlas Merchant Capital

London, UK

Managing Director & Head of UK and European Business

Atlas Merchant Capital

Matthew D Hansen

Biography

Matthew Hansen is a Managing Director and Head of UK and European Business at Atlas, based in London. Previously, he was Partner and responsible for European private equity for Cerberus European Capital Advisors, LP, in London. Matthew worked at Cerberus from 2002 to 2015, where his responsibilities included transaction and sourcing execution, management and monitoring of the firm’s distressed debt and control private equity investments. Prior to joining Cerberus, Matthew worked at Madison Dearborn Partners in Chicago and London from 1999 to 2002. He also worked in the investment banking group at Bear Stearns in New York and at Centennial Ventures, an early stage venture capital firm.

Matthew is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Credicom Consumer Finance SA and Panmure Gordon & Co. PLC. He previously served on the Board of Directors of Greentree Financial (f.k.a. Conseco Financial), Boxclever Consumer Rental LLC, Blue Bird, NABI and Greenstar. He was also on the Investment Committee, Management Committee and Credit Committee at BAWAG P.S.K. in Vienna, Austria, where he led M&A, business development and international corporate investing. Additionally, he served on the WorldCom Creditors’ Committee, the Marconi Creditors’ Committee and the Outsourcing Financial Receivable Solutions Inc. Creditors’ Committee.

Matthew gained several degrees from the University of Texas, Columbia Business School, London Business School and the University of Melbourne.

Matthew D Hansen’s Newsfeed

27 Jun 2018
City AM
Former Barclays boss Bob Diamond takes stake in French brokerage in post-Mifid II play

Matthew Hansen, the head of UK and Europe for AMC, said: “The decision to invest in Kepler Cheuvreux was based on an analysis of their market leading positions in pan-European research, advisory and execution. In research, which is the cornerstone of their business, they have the largest research coverage in mainland Europe and are prospering in the post Mifid II research environment.” 

12 Apr 2017
Panmure chief Patric Johnson to step down after Atlas takeover

Matthew Hansen, head of UK and Europe for Atlas, said his company would look to "build upon Panmure Gordon's existing strengths, to broaden the scope of its business and to create a high-quality boutique investment bank"."We are particularly pleased that Ian Axe will be responsible for this next chapter in Panmure Gordon's venerable history, given his impressive track record."

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Matthew D Hansen’s Background

Managing Director & Head of UK and European Business
Jan 2018 - Present
London, UK
Atlas Merchant Capital is a principal investment firm specialised to invest in the financial services industry, particularly in areas of capital intensity, with an opportunity for growth.
Head of Europe, Partner
2016 - 2018
London, UK
Atlas Merchant Capital is a principal investment firm specialised to invest in the financial services industry, particularly in areas of capital intensity, with an opportunity for growth.
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Other Business Interests

Board of Directors
New York, US
Greentree offers direct financing and specialized consulting services.
Board of Directors
Fort Valley, US
The Blue Bird Corporation is an American bus manufacturer that specialise in the manufacturing of school buses.
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Matthew D Hansen’s Education

Masters of Business Administration
2005 - 2007
MBA
2005 - 2007
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