Matt Halbower

Matt Halbower

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Matthew (Matt)

Matt Halbower is the Founder, CEO, Chief Investment Officer, and Portfolio Manager of Pentwater Capital Management, a multi-billion-dollar global investment management firm. Under his leadership, Pentwater employs a bottom-up, opportunistic investment approach with a focus on event driven investing across the capital structure. Matt has over 20 years of extensive experience in the investment industry, with a proven track record of delivering strong double-digital net returns to investors in every fund he has ever managed. Previously, he served as a portfolio manager of event-driven trading and distressed securities at Deephaven Capital Management. Before that, he was a portfolio manager at Citadel Investment Group.

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  • Pentwater is a private investment firm focused on investing in event-driven strategies with expertise across the capital structure.

  • Matt leads the Pentwater team to use a dynamic, disciplined approach to mitigate risk and optimize returns.

  • The firm is committed to providing investors with institutional quality client service, operations, and compliance.