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Managing Director

Matthew Holbrook

Matt serves as a Managing Director with Fifth Third’s Financial Sponsors Group, a part of Fifth Third Securities, Inc. (“FTS”). Advising private equity firms on new investment opportunities and their existing holdings, he brings a wealth of capital markets experience to his covered sponsors. Matt joined Fifth Third in 2017 as a Managing Director on the Debt Capital Markets platform, where he focused on leveraged finance origination for the financial sponsor community and consumer & retail clients, and briefly ran the Retail, Food & Agribusiness corporate banking team before moving to his current role. Previously, Matt spent nearly three years on the Syndicated & Leveraged Finance team at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, approximately ten years on the Global Leveraged Finance team at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and a year with Wachovia’s Capital Finance team. While in business school, he worked closely with a Nashville-based investment management rollup firm to evaluate potential acquisition candidates and advised on portfolio company operations. Matt began his professional career with a Virginia-based investment management firm where he focused on equity research, portfolio management and compliance. Matt received a Bachelor of Science of Business Administration and Accounting from Washington and Lee University and a Master of Business Administration from the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University. He currently holds the Series 7, 24 and 63 licenses from FINRA.

About Fifth Third Investment Banking

Navigating the complexities of today’s market requires a specialized and experienced advisor. Fifth Third Investment Banking partners with owner-operators, strategics and financial sponsors to provide mergers & acquisitions (M&A), capital raising and strategic advisory services, both sell-side and buy-side. Our professionals have a long track record of tailoring solutions to unlock value and help our clients reach their critical business milestones. We collaborate across industries and geographies to provide every client with thoughtful advice and diligent transaction execution, supported by a full-service capital markets platform and a leading commercial bank. We have a national presence from coast to coast with over 125 investment bankers, six industry groups and eight offices.
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