Team

Carlos Lavilla

Chairman

He joined Corpfin in 2004, following four years at Telefónica, Spain’s largest telecommunications company. During this period he served as CFO of the Media Division, CEO of Via Digital, a pay-TV subsidiary and Group Controller.

Mr. Lavilla spent 1993-2000 with Société Générale in Spain, where he led the structured finance unit, one of the leading players in Spanish structured and acquisition debt throughout the 1990s. In 1998 he was appointed Deputy Country Manager with responsibility for Société Générale’s direct private equity investment programme in Spain. From 1990, Mr. Lavilla worked at Citicorp Corporate Finance in Madrid. Mr. Lavilla began his career in 1987 with the Spanish branch of Citicorp Investment Bank, which he joined as a Manager Associate.

From 2012 to 2014 Mr. Lavilla chaired the Spanish Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (ASCRI).

He holds a degree in Business Administration and Law from ICADE (E-3), Madrid.

Álvaro Olivares

Managing Partner

Before joining Corpfin Capital in 2007 he worked for eleven years as Executive Director of the M&A and Corporate Finance Department of Goldman Sachs in London and Madrid. Previously, he briefly worked as an Analyst at Corpfin Capital and also worked for USB Warburg and the Central Bank of Spain.

He holds a Degree in Business Administration from CUNEF, Madrid.

Fernando Trueba

Managing Partner

Fernando has an experience of 20 years in finance and private equity in Spain. He worked for five years in the corporate and investment banking divisions of JH Schroder and Salomon Smith Barney (currently Citi) in London and Madrid before joining Corpfin Capital in 2002. Since then, he has participated in numerous transactions in a variety of sectors, specializing in mid-market buy-outs and expansion capital deals in Spain.

He is a partner at Corpfin Capital since 2011.

Fernando holds an MBA degree from Instituto de Empresa (IE) and Bachelor degree in Law and Business Administration from Universidad Pontificia Comillas ICADE in Madrid.

Enrique Iglesias de Ussel

Principal | Investment team

Before joining Corpfin Capital in 2014, he worked for over two years as an Analyst at the Investment Banking Division of J.P. Morgan in London. Prior to that, he was a trainee at the European Parliament in Brussels and at BBVA in New York.

He holds a double degree in Law and Business Administration from ICADE (E-3), Madrid.

 

Simón Martí

Principal | Investment team

Before joining Corpfin Capital in 2016, he worked for over three years at the Investment Banking Division of Deutsche Bank in Madrid as analyst and associate. Prior to that, he was a trainee at Credit Suisse in London and at Acquisition Group in Sao Paulo.

He holds an Master in International Business from HEC, Paris and FGV, Sao Paulo, and a BSc in Civil Engineering from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.

Javier Esteban

Fund Administration Director

Prior to joining Corpfin Capital in 2004, he worked for nine years as Financial Entities Manager in Deloitte, auditing Corpfin Capital for seven of those years.  Before Deloitte he was an intern for the Private Banking Department at JP Morgan Madrid.

Alberto Curto

Managing Partner

Before joining Corpfin Capital in 2006 he worked for nine years in the Corporate Finance Department of Santander Investment where he was responsible for the execution team in Spain. He began his career in 1996 in the Structured Finance department of Natwest Markets in London.

He holds an MBA from INSEAD in Fontainebleau (France) and a degree in Business Administration from CUNEF, Madrid.

Gorka García

Managing Partner

Prior to joining Corpfin Capital in 2000, he worked for three years for Chase Manhattan Bank in Madrid, within the Corporate Finance Department. Previously he worked for Argentaria and Seguros Bilbao.

He holds a degree in Economics and Business Administration from Universidad de Deusto in Bilbao and an MBA from IESE (Navarra University) in Barcelona.

Gabriel Santa Eulalia

Director | Investment team

Before joining Corpfin Capital in 2009, he worked for two years as an Analyst in the Investment Banking Division of UBS in Madrid. He began his career in 2005 as an Analyst in the Corporate Finance department of Deutsche Bank in Madrid. He also worked as a trainee at ABN Amro in Madrid and at BBVA in New York.

He holds a degree in Business Administration from CUNEF, Madrid.

Andrés López Bech

Principal | Investment team

Before joining Corpfin Capital in 2015, he worked for two years as Analyst at the Corporate Credit division of Citigroup in London, and one year at the Corporate Banking division in Madrid. Prior to that, he was a trainee  at ING Lease in Barcelona.

He holds a degree and Master in Business Administration from ESADE, Barcelona.

Natividad Sierra

Partner | Head of Investor Relations

Before joining Corpfin Capital in 2000, she worked as an Associate at Apax Partners in Madrid for three years. From 1994 to 1997 she worked as an Analyst for the Structured Finance Department of Paribas. Prior to this, she briefly worked at Arthur Andersen and at Spicers (Hertfordshire, UK).

She holds a PDG (General Management Programme) from IESE in Madrid, a Business Administration degree from ICADE (E-4) in Madrid, a degree in Business Administration from Middlesex University in London and a Law degree from the Spanish Open University (UNED).