Since joining 3i in 2011, Javier has been based in Madrid, but has also worked in the Frankfurt, Paris, Amsterdam and Stockholm offices on a number of pan-European deals including 3i’s investments in Christ, a leading German jewellery and watch retailer, and Scandlines, one of the largest ferry operators in the Baltic Sea.
Javier is involved in the portfolio management of GES (provider of renewable energy services) and sits on the boards of Memora (leading Iberian funerary services player) and Prisa Radio (world’s largest Hispanic radio operator) as an observer. Additionally, Javier has been actively involved with Derprosa (manufacturer of BOPP films for food packaging and graphic arts) and Café y Té (coffee shop chain) during 3i’s investment.
Prior to joining 3i, Javier worked in the Investment Banking division of Merrill Lynch in London, providing Mergers & Acquisitions advisory services. Javier also completed an internship at Merrill Lynch in London and in the M&A advisory unit of Santander in Madrid prior to his graduation.
Javier, who speaks English and Spanish, holds a first class honours degree in Business Administration from ICADE (Madrid).