Alex Pope (Co-Founder & Partner)
Alex is Founder of ABT and a Partner in Private equity firm T&B Capital. He is a Chartered Accountant (ACA) with a background in Private Equity and has extensive experience originating and executing transactions across the UK and Europe. Alex has held roles on the buy side teams of two Real Estate focused special opportunity funds with European wide mandates and in excess of $2bn equity under management (return targets of 20% IRR and 2x CRM) with his responsibilities including originating, pricing, underwriting, financing, structuring and executing acquisitions.
Ben Puddle (Co-Founder & Partner)
Ben is partner in ABT and Co-Founder of T&B Capital, where he focuses on the origination, execution, and ongoing management of investments in leisure-focused alternative real estate assets and companies. He spent a decade within the Institutional Client Group at Citi, specialising in operational restructuring, business optimization, and performance management. Ben has extensive experience in residential, commercial and student real-estate development, having originated, managed and co-invested in the development of more than 250,000 sqft in recent years.
Teddy Andrews (Co-Founder & Partner)
Edward is a Partner in ABT Capital and a Co-Founder of T&B Capital. He has over a decade of experience in private equity, project finance and corporate finance having worked in the UK, Europe, North America and the Middle East. Edward has held investment roles with a family-owned private equity company in Dubai; leading global private equity firm TPG Capital in London; and a UK mid-market fund, also based in London. All mandates were focused on alternative / sustainable real assets and asset-based operating companies. He has significant strategy, finance and governance experience gained at board level for both assets and companies.
Henry Elston (Investment Director)
Henry is Investment Director at T&B Capital. Prior to joining ABT, Henry worked at a leading leisure focused boutique advisory and private equity firm. He gained experience working on transactions of varying sizes across Europe, USA and Asia, as well as a number of strategic review mandates in the leisure sector. He also worked on fundraising, refinancing and restructuring, portfolio company management and acquisitions, all of which required a highly tailored approach.