Real Estate - Long Income - Alternatives
Investment Adviser to Supermarket Income REIT
Atrato is an investment adviser specialising in the alternatives space. The Atrato team bring a wealth of experience of acting as adviser, arranger and principal for asset-backed, non-correlated investment opportunities.
The Atrato team have a long history of operating at a senior level within the grocery sector which we believe gives us unique insight in to supermarket property.
Atrato Capital is the Investment Adviser to Supermarket Income REIT.
Ben has over 20 years’ of experience structuring and executing real estate transactions. He has completed more than £4.5 billion of sale and leaseback transactions with occupiers including Barclays, the BBC, Tesco, Sainsbury's and Morrisons. Ben qualified as a lawyer in 1997 and began his career at Wilde Sapte and Linklaters LLP. He left law in 2000 and has since spent his career at Barclays, Lloyds and Goldman Sachs where he was Managing Director, European Head of Structure Finance.
Steve spent 16 years at Goldman Sachs specialising in ‘Finance and Risk Management’. Steve became a partner at Goldman Sachs in 2008 and headed Goldman Sachs' European, Middle East and African Debt Capital Markets and Risk Management businesses. Steve has helped and advised a number of FTSE 100 companies on how to finance their business and manage risk. Steve was a member of the Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Risk Committee.
Justin was Chief Executive of Sainsbury's for 10 years until 2014 and has previously held senior roles at Asda and Staples. Justin continues to serve as Vice Chairman of Terra Firma Capital Partners and sits on the board of Marks & Spencer. Justin brings a wealth of grocery sector experience alongside a deep understanding of grocery property strategy.
Steven is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. He trained as a chartered accountant at KPMG, following which he spent nine years at Lloyds Banking Group in a variety of risk management and origination roles developing significant experience structuring a range of capital markets transactions, with a primary focus on commercial real estate.
Natalie was previously chief financial officer at Macquarie Global Property Advisors Europe. Natalie was also a member of the MGPA European management team and a director of the MGPA European advisory business. Natalie was involved in the development of business strategy, financial planning and responsible for all aspects of the financial management of the business. Natalie qualified as a chartered accountant in 2000 and is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales.
Nick has over 25 years of Financial Markets experience across the UK and Middle East at HSBC, Goldman Sachs and National Bank of Abu Dhabi where he headed up Debt Distribution. He has worked on fundraising for food retailers across multiple geographies and also has a non-executive role at Thirteen Housing Group, the largest landlord in North East England.