David Matlin

Matlin Patterson Global Advisers LLC


Mr. Matlin is the Chief Executive Officer of Matlin Patterson Global Advisers LLC, a $9 billion private equity firm, which he co-founded in July 2002, in a spin-off from Credit Suisse First Boston. MatlinPatterson is based in New York, with offices in London, Hong Kong and Sao Paolo, and invests globally in distressed securities with the objective of obtaining corporate control. Prior to July 2002, Mr. Matlin was a Managing Director at Credit Suisse First Boston, and head of their Distressed Securities Group since its formation in 1994. Prior to joining CSFB, Mr. Matlin was Managing Director of distressed securities and a founding partner of Merrion Group, L.P., a successor to Scully Brothers & Foss L.P. (1988-1994).



Mr. Matlin holds a JD degree from the Law School of the University of California at Los Angeles (1986) and a BS in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (1983). Mr. Matlin serves on the board of Goss Graphics and Global Aero Logistics.  Mr. Matlin is also an Advisory Board member of Wharton Private Equity Partners (WPEP).