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Slate Asset Management Appoints First Chief Technology Officer to Support Growth Strategy

Thursday, February 11, 2021

Slate Asset Management (“Slate”), a leading alternative asset management platform with a focus on real estate, announced today that Matt Edgar has been appointed to the newly created role of Chief Technology Officer, based in Slate’s London office.

Matt Edgar, Chief Technology Officer, Slate Asset Management

Edgar’s new position includes oversight of Slate’s proprietary cloud-based asset management and transaction software, ensuring transparent connectivity between Slate’s international offices, and further integrating data science, machine learning and process automation into Slate’s existing technology stack.

“As Slate continues to build on its successful use of data in asset management, transaction diligence and market intelligence, we’re absolutely delighted to name Matt as our first CTO,” said Blair Welch, Founding Partner.

Edgar has more than a decade’s experience developing and managing software applications. Previously, Edgar worked in United Technologies’ Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance and Space division, where he built secure applications for gathering and distributing intelligence across platforms. Edgar holds a Masters in Integrated Mechanical and Electrical Engineering from the University of Bath.

About Slate Asset Management
Slate Asset Management is a leading real estate-focused alternative investment platform with approximately $6.5 billion in assets under management. Slate is a value-oriented manager and a significant sponsor of all of its private and publicly traded investment vehicles, which are tailored to the unique goals and objectives of its investors. The firm’s careful and selective investment approach creates long-term value with an emphasis on capital preservation and outsized returns. Slate is supported by exceptional people, flexible capital and a demonstrated ability to originate and execute on a wide range of compelling investment opportunities. Visit to learn more.

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