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Matthew Pilkington, PhD
  • Bankruptcy
  • Capital structure
  • Distressed securities
  • Hedge funds
  • Merger arbitrage
  • Trading

Matthew Pilkington, PhD

Matthew Pilkington, PhD, has over 27 years of experience in the public and private equity and debt markets.
He is an experienced Principal and a founder and partner of both a public debt and equity fund, and a private debt and equity fund. He is an active private investor in start-up funds and fledgling companies, with in depth knowledge of Asset Management, Debt and Equity Securities, Mutual Funds, Trading Systems, Capital structure, bankruptcy and bankruptcy law, convertible debt, warrants, market making, reg SHO and short sales. Dr. Pilkington has a strong analytical and educational background having both taught chemistry at UMass and with a Physical Chemistry PhD (DPhil) from the University of Oxford, UK.

Industry Experience
Education
Areas of Expertise
Registrations and Memberships
Keywords

Industry Experience

FEENIX PARTNERS, LLC

Partner, Managing Director

ROUND TOP CAPITAL PARTNERS, LLC

Senior Partner and COO

STRATEGIC CREDIT CONCEPTS, LLC

Principal, Portfolio Manager

MUTUAL SECURITIES, INC

Licensed Principal

STEEL PARTNERS HOLDINGS, LP

Head Trader

PALI CAPITAL, INC

Managing Director

KELLOGG CAPITAL GROUP LLC, LLC

Partner, Head Trader

IMPERIAL CAPITAL, LLC

Head, Equity Special Situations Trader

TRADITION ASIEL SECURITIES INC

Institutional Fixed Income Sales

SPEAR LEEDS & KELLOGG, LP

Senior Vice President, Portfolio Manager

PILKINGTON ASSOCIATES

Principal

CAMBRIDGE ENVIRONMENTAL INC

Research Scientist

UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS

Adjunct Professor

Education

Oxford University

Ph.D. Physical Chemistry

Imperial College

B.S. Chemistry

Areas of Expertise

Merger Arbitrage, Special Situations, Capital Structure

Event-driven arbitrage, special situations, take-overs, mergers, spin-offs, reorganizations, announcements

Distressed securities, funding, high-yield, restatements

Private equities, value equities, preferred shares, OTC securities, small-caps, micro-caps

Capital structure, bankruptcies, company restructuring, LBOs

Credit analysis, debt valuation for public and private companies

Shareholder activism, takeovers, and their defenses

Chapter 11 distressed funding processes

Relative value trading, arbitrage

Convertible bonds, warrants, short selling

Proxies, 13Fs, 13Ds, Form 4s, pro-formas, covenants, prospectuses, disclosures, court filings

Registrations and Memberships

FINRA

Series 7, 24, 55, 63 (Lapsed)

CFA Level 1

Expert Keywords

  • arbitrage strategies
  • asset management
  • bankruptcy law
  • capital structure
  • convertible bonds
  • court filings
  • covenants
  • credit analysis
  • debt markets
  • derivatives
  • disclosures
  • distressed funding processes
  • distressed securities
  • equity markets
  • fund management
  • funding
  • futures & options
  • hedge fund management
  • high yield investments
  • Leveraged Buyouts (LBO)
  • listed derivatives
  • merger arbitrage
  • OTC securities
  • portfolio management
  • preferred shares
  • private credit
  • private debt
  • private equity
  • pro-formas
  • prospectuses
  • proxies
  • proxy statements
  • public equity
  • regulatory compliance
  • relative value
  • restatements
  • restructuring
  • risk management
  • shareholder activism
  • short selling
  • special situations
  • trader
  • trading
  • trading systems
  • value equities
  • warrants

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