JB46 INVESTMENT PARTNERS’ SOLE PURPOSE IS TO HELP YOU SUCCEED AS A SEARCH FUND ENTREPRENEUR. OUR TEAM OF EXPERIENCED AND HIGHLY SKILLED PROFESSIONALS LOOK FORWARD TO PROVIDE ENTREPRENEURS AND INVESTORS WITH ALL THE TOOLS NEEDED FOR SUCCESS.

MEET OUR TEAM

Francisco Galiana

Francisco Galiana left Banco Santander in mid 2016 after more than 30 years in the financial sector. Currently he has embarked in two type of projects directed first to promote entrepreneurship through investment in start ups and search funds, and second to launch an Investment Fund specialized in Structured Credit.

He spent 24 years in Banco Santander in different roles, from Risk Management to Balance Sheet Management but including Market Making and Structuring as well. His last position in Santander was as Global Head of Balance Sheet Management and Financial Control at Santander Global Banking & Markets, the Corporate & Investment Banking Division of Banco Santander.

Before Santander he worked both as Credit and Equity Analyst in different financial institutions, and a brief time as Investor Relations for an Infrastructure Company. He holds a MSc Magister Scientiae (Master of Science) in Civil Engineering, a Master of Science in Management from Arthur D. Little Management Education Institute in Boston and a PDG from IESE in Madrid.

Marcelo Castro

Marcelo has a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration and Registered Accountant from Pontificia Universidad Catolica Argentina. He has spent more than 30 years as a Banking professional, both as a Consultant (Arthur Andersen) and as a manager at Grupo Santander.

During his latest years he acted as CFO and Global Treasurer of the Wholesale Banking Division and as the CEO of Abbey National Treasury Services Bank PLC.

He is currently Senior Advisor for Europe and Latin America at N2Growth, Senior Partner atJB46 Investment Partners and partner at Pinama Inversiones, firm dedicated to invest in startups, as well as CEO and Partner at Alabadas, firm dedicated to promote Gender Equality.

 

José M. Pérez

Economist and consultant based in Madrid. Following a 30 yr career in Banking and Finance, mainly at Banco Santander and JPMorgan, I am one of the founding partners in this exciting project dedicated to Search Funds in Iberia, Europe and LATAM.

I am also involved in a financial consulting firm specialized in forensic financial analysis and in an investment club in Seed Capital in Start-ups called Pinama.

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Entrepreneur at the age of 26 he was a start-up founder of a successful capital markets brokerage firm.

Over the years, he assumed the role of managing director at an international bank to lead responsibilities related to asset & capital structuring, commodity & carbon finance, structured trade finance, trade export & commodity finance, correspondent banking and working capital solutions.

He then became actively involved in the renewable and sustainable finance ecosystem. In 2015 sole representative of a financial institution at the COP21 Summit.

He is Bachelor Degree in Economics by UAM, Bachelor Degree in Environmental Sciences by UNED (current) and Master Degree in Finance by International Centre Carlos V.

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Jorge Maortua

Jorge Maortua has a degree in Business administration by Universidad Pontificia Comillas, Madrid. Has developed most of his professional career in the financial sector.

In his last position he was Executive Vice President of global markets at Banco Santander and deputy Vice President to the wholesale banking division. Currently he is member of the board at AndBank and senior advisor to Everis.

He is Chairman of JB46 Investment Partners dedicated to search fund investments and CEO to Pinama dedicated to investments in start-ups. He chairs as well Jota XXI Management focused on real state and the non-for profit United way in Spain.

 

Miguel Ángel Cestero

Miguel Ángel is one of the founders and managing partners in JB46 Investment Partners. He also serves as a Director in a VC Spanish LP, and senior advisor for a Fintech firm. Miguel Ángel had a 30 years succesfull career , was a founding partner of a leading spanish brokerage house, and a senior excecutive for a top international bank.

During these years he played leading roles within global markets and Investment Banking arena, heading different global businesses, as market making, equity markets or Foreign Exchange.

He run multicultural teams, complex risk management books, structured derivatives and different local treassuries. He holds a BA degree and a PDG at IESE.

 

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