Matthew Sperling, JD

Academic Affiliate,
Investment Banking expert

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Harvard College, AB

Yale Law School, JD


Matthew is an investment banking expert. 

Matthew has 25 years of equity capital markets, investment banking and corporate experience leading, originating, advising, structuring, and executing over 250 transactions and mandates that raised over $97 billion. He is an industry expert in equity capital markets, IPOs, common stock offerings, block trades, convertibles, derivatives, stock buybacks, stock splits, rights offerings, direct listings, due diligence, disclosure, investor relations and transaction management.

Relevant Experience

  • IHS TOWERS INC. New York, NY
    Vice President, Capital Markets and Head of U.S. Operations. 
    Led Equity Capital Markets function, including IHS’ $378 million IPO in October 2021 and all equity-related activities thereafter. Established and conducted investor relations function and drove pre-IPO shareholder interaction.
  • ROTHSCHILD & CO. New York, NY
    Managing Director, Head of North American Equity Advisory
    Founded/built leading independent US Equity Capital Markets advisory business that originated/executed over 85 equity advisory mandates for transactions raising over $50 billion, with particular expertise in cross-border transactions, including IPOs, common stock offerings, block trades, convertibles, monetization programs, direct listings, derivatives, stock splits, stock buybacks, rights offerings and listing alternatives. Provided independent advice and analysis to boards of directors of public and private companies and special committees and delivered M&A support.
    NY Managing Director, Equity Capital Markets 
    Led Jefferies’ Equity Capital Markets business in the industrials, chemicals, metals & mining, transportation, energy and cleantech/renewables sectors. Generated, structured, executed IPOs, common stock and equity-linked transactions, and delivered capital markets expertise.


Harvard College, AB
Yale Law School, JD

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