Chris is responsible for sponsorship and business development at Acuris. He leads events for Debtwire's fixed income forums and Mergermarket's M&A conferences in Central & Eastern Europe, Spain, UK, and South Africa.
Rafel Muñoz joined MCH in 1999 and since then he has been directly involved in multiple growth and LBO deals. Within MCH, Rafael has developed specific expertise in the active support of participated companies, particularly in the areas of debt restructurings, financial control and expansion into Latam markets. He has participated in the Boards of Directors of Qualytel, Televida, Hogar and Segur Ibérica. He is currently a board member of Pumping Team and Altafit. Previously, he worked at the Natwest group in Madrid as a corporate finance analyst. Rafael has a degree in Economics and Business Administration (specialization in Finance) from CUNEF-Universidad Complutense in Madrid.
Luis López-Coronado joined Natixis in November 2013 and has over 15 years of investment bank and consultant experience. His prior experience includes Merrill Lynch, Accenture and Caja Madrid-Bankia. He has an MBA by Instituto de Empresa (IE) and Bachelor of BA by San Diego State University, Universidad de Valladolid and Université de Liège and PADDB+ by The Valley Digital Business School. He is a Member of the Spanish Financial Analysts Institute (IEAF) and speaks Spanish, English and French.
Alberto Aguilar has carried out his entire professional career within Banco Santander. In 2008, after three years in the Wholesale Banking strategy department, where he collaborated with the division's CEO in defining different strategic plans, he joined the Structured Finance team. Alberto has an extensive experience in significant financial transactions within the Project and Acquisition Finance spectrum, with a broad range of operations being led in the US and Europe, and acquiring great knowledge of energy, oil&gas, water and waste projects. It was also a key part of the European first project bond issued under the Europe 2020 Project Bond Initiative.
For the past two years, he has been taking on new responsibilities as head of Banco Santander's Leveraged & Acquisition Finance Iberia, consolidating this team's leadership within our borders.
Fernando Navarro is a partner in the EMEA Banking Team and head of the Madrid Banking Group.
His practice focuses on a wide variety of financing transactions through syndicated and bilateral loans, acting for both lenders and borrowers, as well as on derivatives, structured products, securitisation and DCM. He has also participated in a number of portfolio disposals acting for numerous Spanish and international banks and funds.
Fernando has vast experience in asset finance, trade finance, aviation finance and project finance.
Fernando is highly recommended as a Banking lawyer by Chambers where he is mentioned as being capable to translate "questions of great legal and technical complexity to a commercial and easily intelligible level" and by IFLR1000 where is rated as "highly regarded".
Mr. Díez has more than 14 years of experience in leveraged finance, private equity, structured credit and direct lending. He has concentrated his career in Europe and Latin America in firms like Credit Suisse First Boston, JP Morgan Partners and Barclays Capital. Before joining TREA in August 2014, he was a partner at Capitania, the largest Direct Lending fund in Brazil. His responsibilities included the origination, structuring, execution, monitoring and restructuring of credit investments in industrial, infrastructure, agricultural and real estate through senior debt, receivable securitizations, CLOs, convertible and mezzanine debt. Mr. Díez holds a degree in Economics and Business Administration from Universitat Pompeu Fabra and a Master in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics with Distinction.
Before joining Muzinich & Co., Inc., Luis was Head of Leveraged Finance & Sponsors for Iberia at Credit Suisse focusing on corporate debt origination based in Madrid. Previously, Luis held a number of positions in corporate & investment banking in London, most recently at Barclays where he worked for eight years and was Head of Debt Finance for Southern Europe, and prior to that at ABN AMRO for four years in the investment banking division covering European clients in the Telecoms & Media sectors. Luis started his investment banking career at Merrill Lynch in Madrid where he worked at the Corporate Finance & M&A teams. Luis holds a MSc in Industrial Engineering from UPC (Spain) and a MBA from ESADE Business School and Duke University.
Alexandre is portfolio manager at Arcano Credit, in charge of investments in leveraged loans and private debt. Prior to joining Arcano in 2013, Alexandre was a debt advisor at PwC for one year in Madrid.
Prior to that Alexandre worked as an investment director for European Capital (low LGT) in Paris for 7 years, originating, executing and monitoring unitranche, mezzanine and equity investments in the French LBO mid-market.
He began his professional career at BNP Paribas Corporate Finance where he worked for 6 years in Paris, Madrid and London.
Alexandre received a Master´s degree in Finance from University Paris IX Dauphine and a post-graduate Degree in Finance at ESSEC Graduate School of Management.
Daniel Herrero has 21 years of experience in the Mezzanine, Leveraged Finance and Corporate Finance areas.
In 2007 Daniel co-founded Oquendo Capital, the first Spanish private debt investor focused on small and medium-sized companies. Oquendo is currently investing the third mezzanine fund and is raising the first Real estate vehicle. Since inception, Oquendo has analyzed over 400 investment opportunities and has deployed in excess of 200 million euros.
Prior to the formation of Oquendo, Daniel developed his professional career in London, holding different positions in the M&A practice of the top international Investment Banking firms Deutsche Bank, Bankers Trust/BT Wolfenshon and Merrill Lynch. I
Daniel has a degree in Economics and Buesiness Administration from the Colegio Universitario de Estudios Financieros (CUNEF) of Madrid.