Matt Kestenbaum is a Director at EQT Partners based in New York, where he is focused on equity investments in infrastructure companies across North America. Matt was involved in EQT's acquisition of Cypress Creek Renewables, a leading integrated solar platform.
Prior to joining EQT, Matt worked at American Infrastructure Funds, a private equity firm based in the San Francisco Bay Area, where he focused on investments across the Energy, Environmental and Industrial sectors. Prior to that, Matt worked in the Energy Investment Banking Group at Raymond James in Houston.
Matt holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Economics from Tulane University.
Developers are once again the Cinderella of the industry, being chased by suiters with capital to spend. We’ve seen an increase in M&A transactions but how to acquire the right development platform? This session will look at the nuts and bolts of what to look for when you’re acquiring another company. How can you ensure the pipeline is robust, the company is sound and - longer term - that the expertise the company has built sticks with you, rather than jumping ship?