Alantra reinforces its Real Estate practice with the addition of Juan Velayos as Managing Partner

Date 24 June 2019

Type Alternative Asset Management

Madrid – Alantra, the independent global mid-market investment banking and alternative asset management firm, today announced the hire of Juan Velayos as Managing Partner. With over 20 years’ experience, Mr. Velayos will be responsible for further developing the strategies and geographic reach of Alantra’s real estate practice.

Santiago Eguidazu, Executive Chairman at Alantra, said: “Bringing Juan on board represents a relevant step for our already successful real estate practice. His deep expertise, developed through leading top real estate companies and advising on high-profile transactions in this segment, will be of great value as we continue to grow our practice and global reach.” Prior to joining Alantra, Mr. Velayos was CEO of Spanish property developer Neinor Homes. Previously, he headed PwC’s global and Spanish real estate practice. He also was CEO of public real estate company Renta Corporación, and a partner at Uría Menéndez Abogados, where he worked in the M&A, Capital Markets and Real Estate practices.

“I’m truly excited to join Alantra, a firm known for its quality, client focus and commitment of its service,” said Juan Velayos. “I am confident that my incorporation will help the company continue to develop its capacities in the real estate sector, both locally and internationally.”