Robert Abballe, CAIA

Principal, Director of Equity Strategy Research

Rob is responsible for the leadership of Atrato Consulting’s research and due diligence efforts across all public and private equity manager strategies. His expertise includes private equity, venture capital, activist, long-biased and hedged equity strategies.

Prior to joining FLP, Rob led the equity strategy research effort for Atrato Advisors LLC, where he covered early and late stage private equity fund managers, long/short equity hedge funds, as well as several niche strategies such as alternative energy and farmland. Rob began working at Atrato immediately after completing his undergraduate studies. He had previously interned at Viscogliosi Brothers LLC, a private equity/venture capital firm focused on the healthcare sector.

Rob graduated from the Gabelli School of Business at Fordham University with a Bachelor of Science in Finance, with a minor in Economics (2014). He is a CAIA Designee (2015). Rob is fluent in Italian.

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BS Finance, Gabelli School of Business at Fordham University


CAIA Association


Investment Management
Investment Consulting Sub-Committee
Investment Advisory Sub-Committee