Matthew Shafer

Managing Director

Matt participates in all aspects of Northleaf’s private equity investment activities, with a focus on origination, evaluation and monitoring, and leads Northleaf’s New York office. 

Prior to joining Northleaf in 2018, Matt was a Partner and served as Head of the Americas business for Vision Capital, a global investment firm, where he led the sourcing, analysis and execution of private equity and structured capital investments. Previously, Matt was a Managing Director at Nomura International (formerly Lehman Brothers) in London. He began his career at CIBC World Markets, where he worked in both New York and London. Additionally, Matt has served on several corporate boards for private equity-backed companies across the consumer, industrial and business services sectors.

Matt received a Bachelor of Arts from Dartmouth College.