Matt Smith
Vice President
St. Cloud Capital

Matt Smith, vice president at St. Cloud Capital, is a former military officer who went back to business school, finished up during the great recession and found a role in lending.  Ultimately he evolved to be one of the more remarkable structured finance professionals on the West Coast. Some of Smith’s more visible deals include financing the acquisition of the Queen Mary.  He has a great track record being a lender to the lower middle market private equity community.


Since joining St. Cloud in 2017, Smith has distinguished himself as a guide and mentor to small businesses. At St. Cloud, Smith is responsible for sourcing, execution, and portfolio monitoring functions. Recently, his sponsorship of a video game studio was realized by its merger with Sumo Group PLC, an AIM-listed company in the UK.  He has become a full spectrum lender.


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