Altman Vilandrie & Company Hires Global Technology Finance Expert Matthew Birtch as Principal

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Altman Vilandrie & Company has hired international media & technology finance expert Matthew Birtch as Principal. Birtch focuses on helping private equity clients on evaluating TMT investments as a specialist in commercial diligence and working with large operators on M&A and creating value growth strategies. Prior to Altman Vilandrie & Company, Birtch was Head of Deal Strategy for South East Asia at KPMG, based in Singapore and Deal Strategy Leader for Africa at Strategy&, at which he opened offices in Johannesburg, Nairobi, and Lagos. Birtch graduated from Rhodes University in South Africa, before receiving a finance honors degree from WITS Business School and an Executive MBA GIBS Business School.

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New Altman Vilandrie & Company Principal Matt Birtch

Matt has deep expertise in media and fintech across international markets, especially in Asia, Africa, and Europe.

Altman Vilandrie & Company, a leading strategy consulting firm focused on the communications, media, and related technology sectors, has hired international media & technology finance expert Matthew Birtch as Principal. Birtch advises the firm’s global Telecommunications, Media, and Technology (TMT) sector and private equity clients on a range of business strategy and investment issues.

“Matt has deep expertise in media and fintech across international markets, especially in Asia, Africa, and Europe,” said Altman Vilandrie & Company COO Steve Conway. “As our firm continues to grow our global client base, we are fortunate to include Matt as part of our leadership team.”

At Altman Vilandrie & Company, Birtch, who is based in the firm's San Francisco office, focuses on helping private equity clients on evaluating TMT investments as a specialist in commercial diligence and working with large operators on M&A and creating value growth strategies. He has experience in assisting SaaS businesses, and linear and nonlinear media to create value and manage digital disruption.

Prior to Altman Vilandrie & Company, Birtch was Head of Deal Strategy for South East Asia at KPMG, based in Singapore. He also served as Deal Strategy Leader for Africa at Strategy&, at which he opened offices in Johannesburg, Nairobi, and Lagos. Birtch was head of Corporate Development at Naspers and worked in Private Equity roles for firms in Shanghai and Beijing. He began his consulting career at EY in London.

Birtch graduated from Rhodes University in South Africa, before receiving a finance honors degree from WITS Business School and an Executive MBA GIBS Business School. He is a Clinical Professor in the field of strategy for competitiveness for both executive education and MBA programs.

About Altman Vilandrie & Company
Altman Vilandrie & Company is a strategy consulting group that focuses on the telecom, media, technology, and investor sectors. The company’s consultants are experienced in strategy, marketing, finance, M&A, technology, regulatory and operations disciplines. Based in Boston, with offices in New York City and San Francisco, Altman Vilandrie & Company enables clients to seize new opportunities, navigate mounting challenges, improve business performance and increase investor value within complex and converging industries.

Ninety percent of the boutique firm’s operator clients are large- to mid-cap companies including service providers, technology and software developers and media companies. Altman Vilandrie & Company’s financial clients include many of the largest and most prominent investors in the telecom, media, and technology markets.

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