Matthew Cantor

Legal Opportunities

Matthew Cantor is a Senior Managing Director responsible for the oversight of distressed and stressed investment situations across Pretium’s product strategies.

Mr. Cantor joined Pretium in 2020 with over twenty years-experience in corporate restructuring.

He joined Pretium from Lehman Brothers Holdings, Inc. where he ran Lehman’s legal strategy in connection with the liquidation of its assets and business since its emergence from bankruptcy. Prior to Lehman Brothers, Mr. Cantor was a Founding Principal for the distressed, event-driven credit and special situations investment manager at Normandy Hill Capital L.P. Before Normandy Hill, Mr. Cantor was a partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP where he represented debtors, creditors and investors in corporate reorganizations. Prior to joining Kirkland & Ellis, Mr. Cantor was a Principal at Valley Lane Trading Corp. Mr. Cantor started his career serving as an associate and partner at Weil Gotshal & Manges L.P.

Mr. Cantor is a member of Pretium’s Executive Committee. He received a B.A in Economics from The State University of New York at Binghamton and a J.D. from New York University School of Law. Mr. Cantor currently serves on the boards of Redding Ridge Asset Management, and Selfhelp Community Services, Inc.


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