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We chose DBO Partners to advise AMD on our $35 billion acquisition of Xilinx because of their deep technology industry expertise. DBO played an integral part in the strategic transaction with the highest level of integrity while putting AMD first.”

– Devinder Kumar, EVP, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, AMD

Mathew Hein, Partner

Mathew joined DBO as a Partner in 2015 and has executed over 100 technology mergers, acquisitions and capital raising transactions in his 25 year technology investment banking career. After serving as lead advisor to AMD on their $35 billion acquisition of Xilinx, he was named a Top Investment Banker in North America for 2020 by MergerLinks.

Mr. Hein is responsible for managing relationships, providing strategic advice, advising on M&A transactions and leading financing transactions for established and emerging growth technology companies in hard tech / semiconductor and enterprise software markets. Previously, Mathew served 17 years at Morgan Stanley, including as a Managing Director in the Technology Investment Banking Group and as Global Head of Semiconductor Banking.

He has advised public and private companies, representing buyers and sellers in negotiated as well as unsolicited transactions, and has raised capital in private (venture, growth equity, private equity) and public (IPO, follow-on, PIPE, convertible, high yield, investment grade) capital markets. He has completed transactions for a broad range of technology companies, including AMD, Applied Materials, Arbor Software, Atmel, Autodesk, Broadcom, Brocade, Ethertronics, Forte Software, Informix, Ingram Micro, InvenSense, LSI, Microsemi, Netscape, Polycom, Redback, SanDisk, Seagate, SGI, SK Hynix, Spansion, Spreadtrum, Sybase, The ASK Group, TrustArc and Verigy.

Mr. Hein lives in Los Altos with his wife and three children. He currently serves on the Board of Universal Logic. Mr. Hein is a graduate of Stanford University with a BA in Civil Engineering and an AB in History.