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Matthew Bristow, Managing Director, ClearRidge Capital
427 South Boston Avenue
Tulsa, OK 74103
We have completed over 200 M&A transactions, provided restructuring advice and secured new and replacement debt and equity for companies across the US and Canada.
Matthew is a Certified Merger and Acquisition Advisor and a federal and state registered investment banking agent.
Matthew co-founded ClearRidge with Bruce and has a range of banking experience from London, England. Prior to moving to the US, Matthew managed the derivatives trading division of a boutique investment banking, fund management and securities firm in London. Business ventures also took him from his native England to Paris, France working for Group Bull, a leading European information technology company.
Matthew’s last deal in England was with his wife, Lindsey, a Tulsa girl, who wanted to move back home.
Matthew holds Series 62, 63 and 79 securities licenses and is a registered investment banking agent with Burch & Company, Inc., member FINRA/SiPC. Matthew earned a Double Honors Degree in Management Economics and French from the University of Leeds, England.
Matthew was recently elected to a three-year term as a Trustee of First Presbyterian Church in Tulsa, is a member of the Oklahoma Chapter of the Entrepreneurs' Organization, the Rotary Club of Tulsa and is Chair of Rotary's Committee for the Veterans' Entrepreneurship Program through Oklahoma State University's School of Entrepreneurship.
Matthew also writes a weekly column on Corporate Finance for the Journal Record, Oklahoma's statewide daily business newspaper.
Matthew enjoys sailing, running, cycling, motor racing and most of all spending time with his family. He represented Great Britain in three Sailing World Championships in the 5o5 class and competed in the UK National University slalom ski championships for the University of Leeds. Originally from England, Matthew has also lived in France and Africa for four years.