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W. Matthew Hortenstine
W. Matthew Hortenstine
Associate — Capital Markets and Mergers & Acquisitions
Associate — Capital Markets and Mergers & Acquisitions

W. Matthew Hortenstine

W. Matthew Hortenstine
New York

The Grace Building
1114 Avenue of the Americas
32nd Floor
New York, New York 10036

W. Matthew Hortenstine

Experience Highlights

  • Queen’s Gambit Growth Capital, a SPAC, in its $345 million initial public offering of units

  • The Lion Electric Company, a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of all-electric medium and heavy-duty urban vehicles, in its $1.9 billion combination with Northern Genesis Acquisition Corp., a SPAC

  • Spartan Energy Acquisition Corp., a SPAC sponsored by an affiliate of Apollo Global Management, in its business combination with Fisker Inc., a developer of eco-friendly electric vehicles

  • Apollo Global Management in an equity commitment to affiliates of Momentum Minerals, LLC, a premier mineral and royalty acquisition fund headquartered in Houston, Texas

  • Takkion Holdings, a subsidiary of funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, in connection with the acquisition of a majority interest in Transportation Partners & Logistics, a leading provider of logistics, transportation, and supply chain management solutions serving renewable energy and industrial markets

  • Chisholm Oil and Gas in its strategic combination with Gastar Exploration to create a leading STACK E&P company

  • Apollo Global Management in the acquisition of an approximately $1 billion portfolio from GE Capital’s Energy Financial Services unit

  • Salt Fork Resources, a portfolio company of Riverstone Holdings, in the sale of natural gas and oil properties to Ascent Resources and cash contribution by Riverstone to Ascent

  • Double Eagle Energy Holdings III in the formation of DoublePoint Energy with FourPoint Permian and DoublePoint’s subsequent acquisition of assets from undisclosed sellers


  • Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law, J.D. cum laude, 2017 (Editor-in-Chief, Law & Business Review of the Americas)
  • The University of Texas at Austin, B.A., Government, 2014
  • New York