Differentiated risk

People

Abberton’s investment team consists of four investment professionals led by Fredrik Juntti. The Investment team is supported by two non-investment professionals as detailed below.

Fredrik Juntti
Fredrik Juntti
CIO

Fredrik is the CIO and founder of Abberton Capital and has two decades of experience investing in public markets. Prior to Abberton, he was a Founding Partner and Portfolio Manager at Montrica / TPG-Axon from 2006-2012, which had peak assets of $2.3 billion.

Prior to Montrica, Fredrik spent three years as Managing Director and Portfolio Manager of European event-driven/value investing at Citadel Investment Group. Before Citadel, Fredrik was an Investment Director at the European activist / value-focused fund, Custos / Cevian Capital. He started his career as an Associate at Morgan Stanley in the investment banking and private equity divisions.

Fredrik has an MSc in Financial Economics from Stockholm School of Economics and an MSc in Law from Stockholm University. He is fluent in English and speaks native Swedish.

William Gore-Randall
William Gore-Randall
Analyst

Will joined Abberton Capital from Vitruvian Partners where he was Vice President for three years. Whilst there he sourced and co-lead buyouts across the aviation, business services, consumer, healthcare, leisure and media industries. Prior to this he spent two years at Bain Capital working on equity and credit opportunities in the retail, FMCG, industrial goods and chemicals space. He started his career at The Boston Consulting Group working in both the Private Equity due-diligence practice, and the mining practice for which he spent 6 months working in South Africa.

Will graduated from Oxford University with a 1st Class Degree in Economics & Management (MA). He is a native English speaker and a conversational French speaker.

Lucia Copa Prieto
Lucia Copa Prieto
Analyst

Lucia joined Abberton Capital from Och-Ziff Capital Management, a global hedge fund with c. $34 billon AUM, where she focused on special situation investing in private companies across the capital structure and across sectors and geographies. Prior to Och-Ziff, she worked at Goldman Sachs in the investment banking division, working in the Iberian M&A team as a generalist and focusing on TMT, Consumer and Real Estate sectors. Lucia has an MBA degree from Columbia Business School, where she was a member of the Value Investing Program, and a double MA in Law and Business Administration from Universidad Pontificia Comillas (ICADE - E3). She is a native Spanish speaker and fluent in English and French.

Mitesh Patel
Mitesh Patel
Trader

Mitesh joined Abberton Capital from Pendragon Capital, where he was a Senior Operations Analyst for a total of eight years. At Pendragon, Mitesh was responsible for the full range of back and middle office functions across asset classes. Mitesh has also worked with Fredrik as an Operations Analyst at Montrica / TPG-Axon. Prior to becoming Abberton's trader, Mitesh served as a back-up trader and senior operations analyst at Abberton.

Mitesh graduated from Queen Mary University of London with a BSc in Economics, Finance and Management. He is a native English speaker as well as a fluent Gujarati and Hindi speaker.

Craig Simkin
Craig Simkin
COO

Craig joined Abberton Capital from Meditor Capital Management Limited, a multi-billion dollar global long-short equity fund where he acted as COO/CFO. At Meditor, Craig was responsible for a team managing the non-investment side of the business encompassing finance, operations, compliance and HR. Prior to Meditor, Craig worked at GLG Partners in the Cayman Islands where he was responsible for the finance function of their offshore entities. Craig is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England & Wales and trained with Deloitte in London.

Craig graduated from Oxford University with a Masters Degree in Physics (MPhys). He is a native English speaker and a conversational French speaker.

Debbie Bezzina
Debbie Bezzina
Head of Operations

Debbie joined Abberton from BTG Pactual, a Brazilian investment bank where she was an operations analyst. Prior to that she served as an operations analyst at Oceanwood Capital Management, a multi-billion dollar multi-office hedge fund group where she was responsible for the bulk of the middle and back office functions as well as system implementation and testing.

Debbie has a Bachelor of Commerce and Finance degree from the University of Malta. She is a native Maltese speaker and fluent in English.