UK specialist property lender Octopus Property has announced the appointment of Matthew Pritchard to the role of head of structuring.
Pritchard has joined Octopus Property from Man Global Private Markets where he spent six years as a portfolio manager and head of the European real estate debt investment team.
Prior to this role, he worked at Depfa Bank as a team head responsible for providing asset management services in respect of a €5 bn structured bond portfolio, having previously held fixed income and securitisation related roles at Deutsche Bank, JP Morgan Chase and UBS.
Octopus Property’s CEO Mario Berti commented: ‘Matthew’s proven track record in lending, fixed income and securitisation provides us with an opportunity to leverage his deep expertise of the sector to further enable our drive towards growing into a multi-billion pound specialist lender. We are fully confident in his ability to navigate the asset financing market and we believe his experience will be invaluable in enhancing our ability to source additional financing.’