Since joining 3i in 2011, Javier has been based in Madrid, but has worked in the Frankfurt, Amsterdam and Stockholm offices on a number of pan-European deals including the recent acquisition of Scandlines, one of the largest ferry operators in the Baltic Sea.
Javier is involved in the portfolio management of Prisa Radio (leading Hispanic radio operator), GES (provider of renewable energy services) and Derprosa (manufacturer of BOPP films for food packaging and graphic arts). He is an observer on the board of Café y Té (coffee shop chain).
Prior to joining 3i, Javier worked in the Investment Banking division of Merrill Lynch in London, providing Mergers & Acquisitions advisory services for companies within the telecommunication, media and technology sectors. Javier also completed an internship at Merrill Lynch in London during the summer prior to his graduation, gaining exposure to the financial institutions, consumer retail and energy & power sectors. He also worked in the M&A advisory unit of Santander Investment.
Javier, who speaks English and Spanish, holds a first class honours degree in Business Administration from ICADE (Madrid).