Matthew Hudson


Matthew Hudson is CEO and Founder of MJ Hudson. He is Senior Partner of the Law Firm, Chairman of MJ Hudson Fund Management, and also works within the other divisions. Matthew has over 30 years of Private Equity experience, both as a lawyer and as an investor. Matthew is a well-known industry figure, regularly speaks on new developments concerning the Alternative Assets industries, and has authored the leading text of “Funds: Private Equity, Hedge and All Core Structures”, published by Wiley Finance.

Matthew has helped build and manage four of the major Alternative Asset law firms:

  • Founder of MJ Hudson
  • Co-founded the Private Equity Group of SJ Berwin
  • Re-established the O’Melveny & Myers London office, and chaired the European Private Equity and M&A Practices
  • Created the Proskauer Rose, London office

Further, Matthew has also worked in four Private Equity houses:

  • Leveraged buy-outs for a group built within CSFB
  • Founded Far Blue Ventures, the Venture Capital house, backing IP spin-outs from universities
  • Co-founded MJ Hudson Fund Management Solutions (formerly Tower Gate Capital), making small cap investments
  • Coller Capital, the global Secondaries firm

Matthew is a Qualified Solicitor (England and Wales).