Analyst & Assistant Underwriter
Matthew Rego is Sovereign’s Assistant Underwriter and Analyst. He supports and works alongside senior underwriters with new and existing transactions, deal review and underwriting, country risk assessment, analysis of sovereign debt dynamics and macroeconomic forecasts, and sub-sovereign credit review. In addition, he is responsible for overseeing the tracking of Sovereign’s obligor and country exposures and maintains critical database tools used to make underwriting decisions. Matthew has worked extensively on developing an exposure tracking system that is now the cornerstone of Sovereign's reporting and portfolio analysis capabilities. On the underwriting side he is working to build up a new client base, while co-underwriting deals with senior members of the team. Matthew has also been closely involved in the firm’s Private Equity and new client development underwriting initiative.
Matthew has a B.A. in International Relations from James Madison University, as well as a graduate training in International Trade Finance from Middlesex University in the U.K. Matthew is now located in London.