About Us

Halen Capital Management is full-service brokerage firm, established in 2004 and with offices in New York City, Tampa Bay area, Memphis, Denver & San Antonio.

The company provides investment banking services, institutional equity and fixed income distribution and trading, and related financial services as a wholly owned subsidiary of AtlasBanc Holdings Corporation. We cater to high net worth individuals, family offices, hedge funds, professional money managers, and small to mid-size institutional clients.

For over a decade, the company has been a trusted partner for banks, institutions, financial advisors, hedge funds, and family offices. We deliver innovative, high quality investment products, and support solutions that enable our business partners to focus on helping clients achieve investment objectives.

We support our business partners and clients with comprehensive analytic, portfolio strategy, educational and technological advice designed specifically for financial services firms. We empower our business partners and clients to operate more efficiently, provide better service, and enhance their ability to offer superior returns.


Advisor Solutions

Our team is here to help you identify and acquire investments that will provide opportunity and value for your client.

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Investment Banking

We provide investment banking, capital markets, syndication, and strategic advisory services to our wide range of clients.

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Wealth Management

Our wealth management platform provides advisors and their clients with a client-first approach to our extensive support.

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Capital Markets

The Capital Markets Division is a client-focused trading and sales with full service capabilities in equities and fixed income.

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Craig Ridenhour - Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Ridenhour has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. Mr. Ridenhour began his career in the brokerage industry as a financial advisor overseeing a private wealth management practice. Since then he has held various senior and executive management positions with his most recent position prior to Halen Capital being a principal and MD for Anderen Capital. Mr. Ridenhour is one of the founding partners of Halen Capital’s parent company AtlasBanc Holdings and serves as the Executive Vice President of Business Development for the organization. In his capacity as EVP, he has worked on increasing its shareholder base and the capital for the company, developing business for Halen Capital, developing long-term strategies for the overall growth of the holding company, and shareholder relations among other things. Mr. Ridenhour has been a certified financial planner (CFP™) for more than a decade. He has a degree in criminology and law from the University of Florida and holds FINRA series 7, 8, 24, 31, 53, 63, 65, 79 and 99 licenses. He also holds life, health and variable annuity licenses.

Todd M. DeMatteo - SMD - Head of Investment Banking

Mr. DeMatteo is the Senior Managing Director and Head of Investment Banking for Halen Capital. He is a member of the Firm’s Commitment Committee and senior executive team.  Mr. DeMatteo has over 30 years of business experience as a principal, an investment banker and legal counsel for various sized companies, public and private, both in the United States and abroad. From 2006 until 2015, he held various senior positons with Dominick & Dickerman (aka Dominick & Dominick), including Senior Managing Director and Head of Investment Banking, and interim Chief Executive Officer. Mr. DeMatteo has extensive experience working with, managing and advising international companies in all facets of strategic development and capital formation. He holds a Juris Doctor from Quinnipiac University School of Law (1982) and is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of Sacred Heart University (1979). He is admitted to practice law in the State of Connecticut and was issued five United States patents in the healthcare industry. Mr. DeMatteo currently holds the series 7, 24, 63 and 79 licenses.


Clearwater, FL

Finance and Administration
301 S. Missouri Ave. Clearwater, FL 33756
(727) 443-0203

San Antonio, TX

8620 N New Braunfels, Suite 312 San Antonio, TX 78217
(210) 267-9442

New York, NY

Capital Markets & Investment Banking
40 Wall Street, 30th Floor New York, NY 10005
(212) 951-0960

Denver, CO

Aspenwood Capital
Sierra Partners, LLC.
1601 Arapahoe Street, 4th Floor Denver, CO 80202
(720) 533-4888

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Client Privacy Policy Disclosure* for Halen Capital Management Inc. The confidentiality of client information is an important concern of Halen. We take precautions to safeguard client personal information at all times, and we will remain vigilant in protecting that information. The provisions of this privacy notice will apply to former clients as well as current clients.

Halen collects personal information about you that is either required or necessary to provide you with financial products or services. We may obtain this information from the following sources: 1. Information we receive from you on account applications, forms and other information that you provide to us, whether in writing, in person, by telephone or by any other means. This information may include your name, address, telephone number, social security number, occupation, assets and income. 2. Information about your transactions with us or a non-affiliated third party such as account balances, payment history and account activity. 3. Information we receive from a consumer reporting agency, such as your credit bureau reports and other information relating to your creditworthiness.


Halen will not disclose nonpublic personal information to affiliates or nonaffiliated third parties, except as permitted by law, under the following circumstances: 1. Where we believe in good faith that disclosure is required under law to cooperate with regulators or law enforcement authorities. 2. To consumer reporting agencies. 3. To our clearing firm and service providers to help us process your applications or service your accounts. These service providers, in turn, are required to protect the confidentiality and security of any information we give to them and may not reuse it for any other purpose.


Halen restricts access to your personal account(s) and information to those employees who need to know that information to provide products or services to you. We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with the industry standards to safeguard your nonpublic personal information. Third parties who have access to such personal information must agree to follow appropriate standards of security and confidentiality.

We trust that this clarifies position on client confidentiality, and look forward to being of service to you in the future.

For clients of independent financial advisors of Halen Capital Management, Inc.

Your personal information may be shared with certain entities that are owned, controlled by or affiliated with your financial advisor, such as an independent insurance agency, accounting firm or independent investment advisory firm.  In the event your financial advisor terminates his or her relationship with us and moves to another financial institution, we or your financial advisor may disclose your personal information to the new financial institution.  Similarly, should your financial advisor (or his/her estate) agrees with an unaffiliated financial advisor to sell all or some portion of his/her securities, advisory or insurance business, your personal information may be shared with the acquiring financial advisor and his/her firm.

You have the right to direct us not to share your personal information as described above.  Such instructions must be provided to us in writing and should be directed to:
Kurt Hurst
40 Wall Street
30th Floor
New York, NY 10005
If your primary address is in a state that requires your affirmative consent to share your personal information with a new financial advisor and/or financial institution (such as California, Massachusetts, Maine, New Mexico, North Dakota, or Vermont), then you must give your written consent before we will allow your personal information to be provided to a new financial advisor and/or financial institution.

Questions concerning Halen’s Privacy Policy can be directed to Compliance, at compliance@halencapital.com.

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* Halen Capital Management Inc. will, for the purposes of this document, be referred to as “Halen” * Please note: Client Privacy Policy is meant specifically for clients of the Firm.