A SPECIALIZED TEAM
The transition to a low-carbon economy will create business opportunities that require a differential approach from investors, guaranteeing not only independence and professionalism, but also sector expertise and specific focus.
Our team specializes in the execution of corporate transactions, focuses on hands-on support of portfolio companies and has vast experience in:
- Energy transition (energy industry dynamics, regulation, …);
- C-Level Management, Business Development, Internationalization;
- Private Equity and Finance.
More than 18 years of experience in the energy sector. Member of the Spanish Government Experts Commission for the Energy Transition. He was executive chairman at Red Eléctrica de España for 8 years, where he also chaired the Boards of Transportadora de Electricidad (Bolivia) & Red Eléctrica del Sur (Perú). He was president of VLPGO (Very Large Power Grid Operators), and Board member at REN (Portugal).
In the energy sector he formerly was Energy Secretary (Spain) and board member at CLH, ING and EVE, chaired the IDEA and CIEMAT. He was previously Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (Spain). Formerly he was Minister of Economy at the Bask Government and before that he worked for the European Parliament.
He has been professor of Economics at Deusto University and is member of the Board at Deusto Business School and AENOR.
Graduate in Business Administration by Deusto Univ. and DEA in Development Economics and Diplome d’Etudes Superieurs Européeans by Nancy Univ. (France).
More than 20 years of experience managing companies and sponsoring start-ups (mainly high growth and internationalization projects) in the energy sector.
Founding partner of Soluciones y Servicios Energéticos (3S) where he was also General Manager. Founder and Honorary Chairman of the Spanish Energy Efficiency and Energy Services Association (A3e). Previously he worked for private equity managers Axis and Corporación Can. Before that he was MD for the Agro-Energy business branch at Guascor, one of the world’s leaders in renewable energies and CEO at Acasting (Recyde Group) in the automotive sector. Started his career as consultant and auditor at Arthur Andersen in the energy, manufacturing and banking practices.
Graduate at Mathematical-Economy by the Bask Country University and MBA by the Polythecnic University of Valencia.
More than 14 years of experience in growth capital fund management with particular emphasis on internationalization processes between Europe and Latin-America.
Previously worked at Tagua Capital SGECR, co-leading the fundraising effort and the portfolio management in the energy and technology sectors in Spain and Latin-America. Before that the was Investment Director at Valanza Capital Riesgo SGECR managing portfolio companies in the engineering, retail, healthcare and hospitality sectors. Previously he was Country Manager for Spain at Enbridge Inc (one of the world’s leading energy infrastructure managers). Started his career as investment banker working for Deutsche Bank (where he led the energy practice for Iberia), Bankers Trust and Arthur Andersen Corporate Finance in Madrid & London.
Graduate in Business Administration and Law by the Pontificia de Comillas University, (ICADE).
PARTNER AND SENIOR ADVISOR
More than 25 years of international experience in private equity and investment banking.
Since 2016 he manages SeaRey, a private investment firm. In addition, he is currently vice president of the SOCIMI Adriano Care (chairing his audit commission), and performs advisory duties at Wells Fargo International (where he chairs the risk commission), and MytripleA Finance, where he collaborates in strategy and financing.
Previously he spent more than twenty years in New York and London, fifteen years as investment banker at Merrill Lynch (where he became Managing Director), and the rest as Senior Partner of The Blackstone Group.
Upon his return to Spain, he was responsible for global investment banking at BBVA for five years.
He holds a degree in economics from the Commercial University of Deusto and has an MBA from Columbia University.
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28006 Madrid (Spain)
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