Matthew Bonanno joined York Capital Management in July 2010 and is a Partner of the firm. Matthew joined York from the Blackstone Group, where he worked as an associate focusing on restructuring, recapitalization and reorganization transactions. Prior to joining the Blackstone Group, he worked on financing and strategic transactions at News Corporation and as an investment banker at JP Morgan and Goldman Sachs. Mr. Bonanno is currently a member of the board, in his capacity as a York employee, of Rever Offshore AS, all entities incorporated pursuant to York’s partnership with Costamare Inc. and Augustea Bunge Maritime, Next Decade LLC and Vantage Drilling Co. He received a bachelor’s degree in history from Georgetown University and an M.B.A. in finance from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.