Matthew Kratter

Managing Director

Matthew (Matt) Kratter's M&A, growth capital, and public market transaction activity is focused among the media, marketing, ecommerce / retail, technology, data / information and selected business services industries. He is a core senior member of Canaccord Genuity’s Technology, Media, Marketing and Information Services Group, based in New York, where he is responsible for identifying, executing, negotiating and successfully closing transactions for companies with attractive growth business models.

Matt joined Canaccord Genuity with its 2019 acquisition of Petsky Prunier where he was a senior tenured member for over a decade. Prior to joining CG Petsky Prunier, Matt had extensive transaction experience, beginning within the Media Investment Banking Group  at Merrill Lynch where he focused on cable television companies during a period of significant consolidation, as well as television and radio broadcasters and other media and entertainment companies. Later as an Associate at cross border-focused M&A firm, Rothschild, and as a Vice President in the M&A Group at Banc of America Securities, a significant focus of his transaction activity and advisory work was for branded consumer goods and retail companies, including notable companies Luxottica, Energizer, DSW Shoe Warehouse, Fender, Lafite-Rothschild, and WhiteWave Foods. In addition, Matt completed transactions in the automotive parts, steel, utilities, nuclear power, railroad, real estate, funeral home, and business services industries, the latter including representing the Board Special Committee on the sale of Berlitz to Benesse of Japan, as well as representing KPMG on its acquisition of partnership assets and rights from Arthur Andersen post-Enron.

Matt is a Management and Technology Program graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, holding a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Systems Science & Engineering and a Bachelor of Science in Economics degree with concentrations in Finance and Marketing from the Wharton School.

Matt serves as Vice Chair of Canaccord Genuity’s U.S. Fairness Opinion Review Committee. He has been involved with published research with faculty at Columbia Business School on investment banking fairness opinions.

Contact Details

Location: New York, US

+1 212 842 6024

Selected transactions completed include: