Joel Grau

Managing Partner & CEO of Alantra Credit Portfolio Advisory


Joel Grau holds a Degree in Management and Business Administration (UAO) Barcelona and a Master in Business Administration (ESADE Business School) Madrid.

Before joining Alantra in 2014, he worked as a Director at KPMG Corporate Finance, specialized in transaction of non-core assets. Mr. Grau was also Senior Manager in the Department of “Transaction Services” in PwC where he participated in more than 100 Corporate Transactions. During the last 6 years, He has advised on numerous and very important Platforms, Real Estate and Debt transactions advising, on one side, some of the main sellers in the Spanish market (such as: Banco Santander, BBVA, SAREB, CaixaBank, Banco Sabadell, Bankia, BMN, Banco Popular, Bankinter, Ibercaja, CatalunyaCaixa, Banca Cívica, Cajamar, CAM, Deutsche Bank, GMAC, France Telecom, Vodafone) and, on the other side, some of the main buyers globally (such as: Apollo, Cerberus, Centerbridge, Elliot Advisors, Fortress, Deutsche Bank, Oaktree, Lone Star, AnaCap, Blackstone, ARES Management).

The number of transactions closed by Alantra Credit Portfolio Advisors since its creation in 2014: 27 successful transactions. Face value: more than €20 Billion, currently managing processes involving more than €25 Billion Face Value in more than 50 Portfolios.