Matthew Cantor joined alternative investment firm Pretium as a senior managing director focused on bankruptcy and distressed assets, according to a news release Wednesday.
Mr. Cantor will identify and provide due diligence on investments across its credit business, which was expanded in February with the acquisition of Latigo Partners, a distressed and special situations-focused alternative investment firm, the news release said.
Mr. Cantor was previously executive vice president of legal affairs and general counsel for Lehman Brothers Holdings, where he oversaw litigation matters, according to the news release.
Pretium has $14 billion in assets under management.
A spokeswoman would not provide further information.