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Matt Francati

Matti is a Director with Fifth Third’s Investment Banking group, a part of Fifth Third Securities, Inc. (“FTS)”, and has over thirteen years of investment banking and financial advisory services experience working with privately held middle market companies. Matt is a senior member of the Corporate Finance Group and has extensive experience helping business owners and management teams evaluate strategic alternatives around mergers & acquisitions, including but not limited to outright sales, majority and minority recapitalizations, leveraged buyouts, acquisitions, divestitures, ESOPs, and debt financings across multiple industries. Prior to joining FTS in early 2021, Matt served as a Vice President with Harris Williams & Co., where he worked within a team of business development professionals to assist companies in a similar fashion to his current role. He began his career as an Analyst with Western Reserve Partners in Cleveland. Matt has a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Miami University, graduating cum laude.

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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