Matthew J. Spahn

Managing Director
Relative Value Group


Mr. Spahn, Senior Analyst, specializes in the energy, industrials, materials and utilities sectors. He joined TCW through the acquisition of SG Cowen Asset Management. In 2006, 2007, and 2008, Mr. Spahn earned the group’s highest merit bonus based on stock selection. He has 25 years of investment experience having begun his career at Cowen & Company in 1994 in the Information Technology Service Group before being promoted to Quantitative Analyst in 1996. A devotee of lean thinking to drive operational excellence in manufacturing and transactional environments, Mr. Spahn is the only professional on the buy-side to have completed the Shingo Institute’s Site Examiner coursework. Additionally, he earned a Certificate of Achievement in Lean Six Sigma from Villanova University. He has been assisting with the management of the Relative Value Large Cap investment discipline since 1998. Mr. Spahn graduated from Villanova University with a BS in Economics and minors in English and History and graduated with Honors from Fordham University with an MBA in Finance and Communications and Media Management.