Gabelli Securities, a unit of GAMCO Investors, has appointed William C. Mattison, Jr. to its board of directors. Previously, Mattison worked at Gerard Klauer Mattison & Co. where he served as vice chairman. He also was executive vice president and director of Furman Selz Mager Dietz & Birney.
RYE, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Gabelli Securities, Inc., a subsidiary of GAMCO Investors, Inc. (NYSE:GBL), today announced that it has added William C. Mattison, Jr. to its board of directors. Mr. Mattison has served in a number of senior executive positions over the course of his long and distinguished business career. He served as Vice Chairman of Gerard Klauer Mattison & Co., Inc., an institutional equity research and investment banking firm and Executive Vice President and Director of the securities firm, Furman Selz Mager Dietz & Birney, Inc.
C.V. McGinity, President of G.research, the institutional research services subsidiary which provides research and trade execution services to hedge funds, mutual funds and other institutional money managers, said, “We are fortunate to have Bill Mattison’s wealth of experience in creating and growing first rate institutional research firms. We look forward to his contributions as we continue our growth plans for G.research.”
Mr. Mattison noted, “Gabelli Securities has a terrific record in the hedge fund business, historically in Merger Arbitrage and is extending it to other core competencies. Importantly, the company has built a first rate institutional research firm at G.research. It is a privilege for me to join the board of Gabelli Securities to help guide it to the next level in both businesses.”
Gabelli Securities, Inc., through its subsidiaries, acts as general partner and investment manager to investment partnerships and offshore funds. G.research, Inc., the institutional research services business was founded in 1976 as Gabelli & Company, Inc. and was re-branded in March 2013.