Gilbert Matthews

Chairman Emeritus | Sutter Securities, Inc.

Gilbert E. Matthews
Chairman Emeritus and Senior Managing Director
Sutter Securities, Inc.
220 Montgomery St., Suite 468
San Francisco 94104
(415) 352-6336
Mr. Matthews has more than 50 years of experience in investment banking, having worked with a wide variety of clients in mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, friendly and unfriendly tender offers, public and private offerings of securities, recapitalizations, bankruptcy and other financial restructurings, and international transactions.
Mr. Matthews joined Sutter Securities in San Francisco as a Senior Managing Director in December 1995 and was Chairman from December 1997 to March 2019. From 1960 through 1995, he was with Bear Stearns in New York. He was a Senior Managing Director of Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc. and was a general partner of its predecessor partnership. From 1970 through 1995, he was Chairman of Bear Stearns’ Valuation Committee, which was responsible for all opinions and valuations issued by the firm.
Mr. Matthews has testified as an expert witness with respect to investment banking practice, corporate valuation, fairness, and other issues in numerous Federal and state courts and before regulatory agencies. He has written several book chapters and articles on fairness opinions, corporate valuations, and litigation relating to valuations and appraisals, and has spoken on fairness opinions, valuations, and related matters before numerous professional groups. Mr. Matthews received an A.B. from Harvard and an M.B.A. from Columbia, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.


In the past four years, the Delaware Supreme Court has issued several major opinions that addressed transaction-related corporate valuations. The presentation will discuss these opinions, as well More