Elevation’s Event-Driven and Special Situations team focuses on the dissemination of timely, accurate assessments of M&A transactions throughout the life cycle of each deal, as well as producing deep but actionable analysis of the most opportunistic areas across the event driven landscape. Our around-the-clock global event coverage desk closely monitors spread movement, evaluates breaking news, and scrutinizes data throughout the public domain in order to construct information arbitrage opportunities for our clients. We combine our experienced internal analytical team with industry and transaction experts to create a mosaic of the highest quality analysis and commentary. The collective goal at Elevation is to enhance the client’s portfolio by producing significant, measurable value while acting as a direct extension of the client’s own investment team.
The Elevation Event-Driven and Special Situations team is headed by Elevation managing partner Christopher Matthaei. Senior research analysts are Betty Chan, Ian Harris, John Maysles, Leon Gross and Or Sabag. Senior sales traders are Brent Gist, Ilan Adika, Kelsey Peterson and Michael Davis. Global execution trading is led by Christopher Fargnoli, Craig Snyder, Jon Kornblatt, Kenny Mayerhofer, Victor Mankovsky and Stephen Pashuck.
Our trading desk operates 24 hour/day and can execute trades in most instruments/markets, with a unique focus on cross-border deal activity.