GoldenTree Asset Management Appoints Shawn Mathew as Head of Corporate Strategy

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–GoldenTree Asset Management, a global asset management firm with over $51 billion in assets under management, today announced the hiring of Shawn Mathew as Partner and Head of Corporate Strategy, a newly created role. Mathew will be based in the firm’s newly opened Dallas office and will report to Kathy Sutherland, GoldenTree’s CEO. He joins GoldenTree from Sixth Street, where he was a Managing Director responsible for Corporate Strategy, Financial Planning and Corporate Accounting.

Steve Tananbaum, GoldenTree’s Founder, Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer noted, “We are pleased to have Shawn join us to help drive GoldenTree’s strategic growth and corporate initiatives in close coordination with our Executive Committee. GoldenTree has increasingly executed on strategic transactions, including our private placement debt capital raise at our management company. This collective activity further enhances our ability to grow thoughtfully and deliberately, and to continue delivering top quartile, differentiated returns across a broad array of credit offerings.”

Sutherland said, “Since GoldenTree’s inception, we have been strategic in establishing new fund structures to capture evolving opportunities, as evidenced by our unique GLM platform. With the growing opportunity set across credit markets, we are excited to continue to develop new and accretive product offerings for our clients. The firm has grown to over $51 billion of assets diversified across product offerings focused on public and private corporate credit, distressed credit, and structured products and emerging markets. We are well positioned to continue this growth and also evaluate strategic transactions that will further strengthen GoldenTree’s value proposition for our clients. Shawn brings over a decade of expert corporate strategy experience to GoldenTree, and we are pleased to welcome him to the team.”

Mathew said, “I am thrilled to join GoldenTree as the Head of Corporate Strategy. GoldenTree has a tremendous track record of strategic growth, product innovation and delivering strong returns for investors across three decades. The firm is uniquely positioned to further differentiate itself and create additional value for our clients in areas such as real estate debt and with new product offerings. I could not be more excited to join such a collaborative culture and partner with Steve, Kathy and the entire GoldenTree team on opportunities.”

About GoldenTree Asset Management

GoldenTree is a 100% employee-owned, global asset management firm that specializes in opportunities across the credit universe in sectors such as high yield bonds, leveraged loans, private credit, distressed debt, structured products, emerging markets, private equity and credit-themed equities. GoldenTree was founded in 2000 by Steve Tananbaum and is one of the largest independent, global credit asset managers. GoldenTree manages over $51 billion for institutional investors, including leading public and corporate pensions, endowments, foundations, insurance companies and sovereign wealth funds. GoldenTree has over 290 employees, with offices in New York, West Palm Beach, Newport Beach, Charlotte, Dallas, London, Dublin, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo and Dubai. For more information, please visit