Matthew J. Bruderman
Matthew Bruderman leads all merchant and investment banking activities for Bruderman Brothers, and takes great pride in being personally involved in each transaction undertaken by the firm. Matthew Bruderman has been active in financial services for nearly 20 years, and represents the third generation of the Bruderman family in the industry. Early in his career he held positions in sales, investment and merchant banking, financial planning, and investment management at T.R. Winston & Company, Shearson Lehman, and Merrill Lynch.
As a merchant banking and private equity investor, Mr. Bruderman has acquired and sold businesses ranging from $10-100 million in enterprise value. He has often been the majority shareholder of these portfolio companies, and he has served as Chairman and CEO of many of them, overseeing as many as 750 employees at one time. As part of his experience as a merchant banker, Matthew Bruderman has worked with major lending institutions, managed payroll and debt obligations, and owned factories, manufacturing facilities, and retail stores. Additionally, Matthew has founded businesses in sectors as diverse as finance, retail, consumer products, apparel, and healthcare.
As an investment banker, Mr. Bruderman has advised on transactions of up to $1 billion across North America, Europe, and Asia. He has managed transactions in finance, consumer products, healthcare, technology, communications, apparel, aerospace, chemicals, energy, trucking, logistics and distribution, manufacturing, automotive, agriculture, and real estate.
Matthew Bruderman is an active and private philanthropist who acts as a trustee for several not-for-profit institutions. He has represented, worked for, owned, and operated many family businesses and sits on various public and private boards. He still works with his father today, and leads his family’s business and family office.
Matthew holds his SS-7, 63, 24 and 99 securities licenses and is currently chairman of Bruderman Brothers, LLC, a broker-dealer, and Bruderman Asset Management, LLC, an investment advisor, which are both registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Matthew Bruderman is a frequent co-writer for Oliver Pursche’s columns in Forbes, MarketWatch, and TheStreet.com, among other outlets. Additionally, he serves as a co-contributor for Oliver Pursche to CNBC and Fox Business, as well as publications such as Reuters and The Wall Street Journal.
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