The Team

Eurohold is an international network of Corporate Finance specialists with expertise in leading industries and an impressive track-record (more than 25 years in some cases) in domestic and cross-border corporate transactions.

Partners

CRISTINA ALLOZA

Cristina Alloza

Partner Barcelona

+34 93 457 89 80
ca@eurohold.com
Cristina Alloza, Eurohold Partner in Spain (Barcelona), gets over 15 years’ experience as a CFO but also as a Human Resources and a IT Manager, and as a board member in computer distribution, consumer electronics, technology consulting, air transport and textile companies. Since she joined Eurohold in 2007, Cristina took part in various corporate operations in sectors such as Retail, Healthcare, Technology and Transport. She gets a background in Business complemented by a Management Development Program at IESE (Spain), with a specific training in Finance and Negotiation. Cristina can easily work in Spanish and Catalan (native), and in English.

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Sebastian Barajas

Partner Barcelona

+34 93 457 89 80
sb@eurohold.com
Sebastian Barajas Caseny, Eurohold Partner in Spain has over 30 years’ experience in Corporate Finance (Mergers & Acquisitions) and consulting. All along his career, as a Managing Partner of SEISA or with Andersen and Deloitte, he supported his clients in a large number of corporate deals and consulting projects in the fields of strategy, change management, technology implementation, and financial optimization. Graduated in Economic Sciences, and holding a MBA with ESADE, Sebastian also authored “Las Finanzas como instrumento de gestión las Pymes” (Link). Sebastian can easily work in Spanish, Catalan (native) and in English.

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Helena Sobreviela

Partner Barcelona

+34 93 457 89 80
hs@eurohold.com
Helena Sobreviela, Eurohold Partner in Spain, has 18 years’ experience in financial departments of multinational companies operating in the sector of retail distribution, publishing and consulting. Before she joined Eurohold, Helena worked 15 years as Financial Director and Board of Directors member, being responsible for the back office area with a special focus on corporate restructuring (divestments, acquisition and integration of subsidiaries, mergers and corporate reorganization). She holds a Master in Management from Edhec Business School (France), with a diploma in Finance from the London School of Economics (UK) and followed training in management at Esade (Spain). She can easily work in Spanish and French (native), English and Catalan.

EDWIN SCHREUR

Edwin Schreur

Partner Madrid

+34 91 319 90 88
es@eurohold.com
Edwin Schreur, Eurohold Partner in Spain, gets over 20 years’ experience in management positions mainly in multinational companies. He is the founder and CEO of Randstad Spain since its creation and was the CEO of USG People (2008-2012). Edwin graduated in Economics and Health Sciences at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam (Netherlands), holds a Master at INSEAD (France) and a Master at IMD Lausanne (Switzerland). He settled in Spain in 1989 and can easily work in Dutch (native), Spanish, English, German, French and Portuguese.

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Gabriel Mesquida

Partner Madrid

+34 91 319 90 88
gm@eurohold.com
Gabriel Mesquida, Eurohold Partner in Spain gets over 20 years’ experience in various sectors including Agriculture, Environment (water and energy), and Telecommunication. All along his career, he worked in various companies departments, including production, operations, strategic planning and financial management. Gabriel holds a degree of Agronomist Engineer from the Madrid Polytechnic University and a MBA from the Pontificia Comillas University. He also gets research competence in mathematical methods applied to agriculture, in the UPM’s Agricultural Economics Department. He can easily work in Spanish and Catalan (native), and in English.

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Ramon Brusco

Partner Barcelona

+34 93 457 8980
rb@eurohold.com
Ramon Brusco is a Partner at Eurohold in Spain (Barcelona). He has more than 16 years of experience internationally in the pharmaceutical sector and proven record of multicultural negotiations and relations across, an extensive network of contacts in the Middle East and African region, as well as successful experiences in the main Saudi Arabian and United Arab Emirates markets. In the past years Ramon participated in multiple deals and licensing transactions locally and regionally. He holds a Bachelor degree from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (U.A.B), as well as a Master in International Business, Economics and Finance from the University of Barcelona and an MBA from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (U.P.C). Ramon is fluent in Spanish, Catalan, English and Italian.

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Alberto Román

Partner Barcelona

+34 93 457 8980
ar@eurohold.com
EDUCATION - SEP NEW YORK MIAMI 2015-2016. IESE - PDD Executive Development Program. IESE. University of Navarra. 2000-2001 - Degree in Economics and Business Administration. University of Barcelona. 1987-1995 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE -Corporate Finance and M & A. (5 years )
  • Advising in processes: company sales, corporate acquisitions, debt advisory, exit strategy , development capital, MBOs and MBIs, recapitalization, strategy grow. Exclusive knowledge of buyers targets and funders.
  • Advising financial services: specialist lending
  • Advising companies in business valuation, exchange ratio, capital markets
  • Advice on business strategy
  • Specialization Financial Sector, Infrastructure, BPO and Marketing, health care
General Manager during 10 years 
  • Implementation of a strategic plan to: change the financial structure, make it profitable and efficient company and develop a marketing plan designed to grow sales.
  • 1,000 direct jobs.
  • Report to the Board.
  • Responsible of the national committee
  • Organization, coordination and control of the business (Liability on the income statement)
  • Responsible Growth, Sales, Marketing, Purchasing and Human Resources
  • Study, evaluation and negotiation purchases of utilities. Three acquisitions of service companies with Pay-back short term
  • Growth in the last four years at rates of 40% per annum (services)
Head of Key Accounts Department of Catalonia, Aragon and Baleares (February-December 1998).
  • Management and coordination of the Department of Large Accounts, with overall responsibility for the planning and implementation of trade policy.
KNOWLEDGE PROFESSIONAL STOCK EXCHANGE MARKETS LANGUAGES - English, French

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Jean-Alain Jullien

Partner Barcelona

+34 93 457 89 80
jaj@eurohold.com
Jean-Alain Jullien, Eurohold Partner in Spain, gets over 30 years’ experience in the environmental sector. Throughout his career at Veolia Environnement (former Compagnie Générale des Eaux and then Vivendi), Jean-Alain has held the positions of Sales Manager, Factory General Manager, and Latin America Development Manager at Sarp Industries, Deputy CEO of “Industrial waste”  at FCC Environment, Development Manager at Onyx Spain and General Manager of Veolia Propreté Spanish Branch. Gentleman of the National Merit Order, International Trade Advisor of France in Spain,  Jean-Alain is also a member of French Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Barcelona’s Board. He graduated in the Superior Institute of Management in France and can easily work in French (native), Spanish and English.

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Yves Charnet

Partner Barcelona

+34 93 457 89 80
yc@eurohold.com
Industrial engineer and Economist, Yves Charnet is renowned for its Manager and strategic advisor talents, which led him to develop his professional career for more than twenty years as executive director in large groups such as Danone, in different European subsidiaries as well as subsidiaries located in the North American continent and in the publishing Spanish Group Planeta. Then, he focused on the "revival of companies ", mostly from the AGRI-FOOD sector, optimization of results and advice of increase in value, thanks to the exercise of the general direction of these medium-sized companies. Since 2006, he is engaged in the downsizing and merger of companies at European level, first in partnership with a French group, then with a major law firm in Barcelona and now in EUROHOLD. Since 1998, he encourages and transmits with passion his professional experience to postgraduate students in Business courses from the universities of Montpellier and Barcelona.

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Fanny Peigner

Partner France

+33 4 81 92 60 74
fp@eurohold.com
Graduated from Toulouse Business School and ESEC Barcelona, Fanny has a 16 years’ experience in M&A and financing consulting services.  She started as Corporate Finance analyst with Eurohold for 5 years. She then decided to pursue her career as an M&A consultant for JRD in Lyon during 8 years. After moving to Innovation financing for 3 years as a senior consultant, she joined Eurohold in 2015 as Partner France.

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Manuel Arbiol

Partner Barcelona

+34 93 457 8980
ma@eurohold.com
Masters in Business Management from ESADE and is also a Chartered Accountant. He first developed his professional career at KPMG, as director of the audit department and the M&A department. Later, he worked as a partner in an independent professional firm and has participated in various investment projects and business divestiture. He has acquired more than 20 years of experience in the process of buying and selling companies, especially in the industrial and services sector. Expert in: Business Valuations Due Diligence Processes Complex Negotiations

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Xavier Alfonso

Partner Valencia

+34 630 968 885
xa@eurohold.com

Xavier Alfonso, Partner of Eurohold in Valencia, has gained more than 18 years of experience of advice in M & A and in Private Equity.

After 5 years as Director in a firm of M&A, in 2004 Javier joined the venture capital firm Valcapital Management SGECR, where in 2008 he was selected as Managing Partner, Director of the Management and also of various affiliated companies with company participation. In 2013 he founded the firm M&A VALCORP and in 2016 joined Eurohold as Partner in Valencia.

He has successfully participated in more than 20 corporate transactions in sectors such as Food Industry (Paper, Habitat, Engineering, ...), Health Services and New technologies. Javier speaks Spanish, Valencian / Catalan (mother tongue) and English.

Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Valencia, Javier has also completed courses in Corporate Finance (Instituto de Empresa), PDD (IESE) and 15x15 Courses of EDEM.

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Sonja Fell

Partner Paris

+33 6 08 96 66 58
sf@eurohold.com

Sonja Fell, Eurohold Partner in France (Paris), has over 20 years’ experience in Corporate Finance with international companies and has successfully planned and executed a wide range of cross-border M&A transactions, both on the sell- and buy-side. She is specialised in the Software and IT-Services sector. Sonja holds a MA in Literature from Université Paris-Sorbonne and an MBA from Saint Xavier University Chicago. She speaks German (native), English and French.

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Jean-Jacques Duffau

Senior Advisor France

+33 1 78 42 36 58/59
jjd@eurohold.com
Jean-Jacques DUFFAU, Eurohold Senior Advisor in France, has over 25 years’ experience in corporate banking, investment banking and Private Equity. During 22 years, Jean-Jacques held various corporate and investment banking management positions at BNPParibas and participated to several investment and M&A operations. He then became partner of “Transaction Finance”, an independent M&A boutique, where he completed numerous M&A operations. Jean-Jacques holds an ESSEC Master degree, and can easily work in French (native), English, German and Spanish.

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Guy de la Barthe

Senior Advisor France

+33 1 784 236 26
gdb@eurohold.com
Guy de la Barthe, Eurohold Senior Advisor in France, gets over20 years ‘experience in Corporate Finance. Guy started his career as a credit analyst for Europe at the Manufacturers Hannover Trust. Then he cofounded and managed a Private Equity fund of ABN AMRO, and over an 8-year period, the IRR reached 18% per year. The main other investors of the fund were AGF, David de Rothschild, Credit Agricole and Fortis. Guy also held a variety of director positions on the board of several investment entities. Finally, he created and developed an independent M&A boutique, “Transaction Finance”, and completed over 30 operations in10 years throughout Europe. Guy graduated from HEC and IEP (France) and can easily work in French (native) and Ingles.

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Carlos Salsas

Senior Advisor Barcelona

+34 93 457 89 80
cs@eurohold.com
Carlos Salsas, Eurohold Senior Adviser started his career as Manager of the Linde Ibérica division, a German Engineering and Facilities Company, and Delegate Director of International Financial Management, a subsidiary of Banco Atlántico. In 1977, he became founding partner of SEISA, an M&A company recently integrated into Eurohold. All along his career, Carlos developed an expertise in mergers and acquisitions and structured finance for major projects in both the public and private sectors. He was also an Advisor in the board of several Axis Catalans’ participations (Axis is a venture capital firm of the ICO (Instituto de Credito Oficial)). Carlos is an Industrial Engineer graduated from the Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Barcelona. He also has a Business Management degree at IESE-PDE (1974) and a Business Degree at Alexander Hamilton Institute (New York).

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L. Yeşim Uçtum, CPA

Senior Advisor Turkey

+90 216 385 97 67
yu@eurohold.com

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Marta Borrell

Senior Consultant Barcelona

+34 93 457 89 80
mb@eurohold.com
Marta Borrell, Eurohold Senior Consutant has over 30 years consulting experience with Seisa (1977-2014), a company specialized in Mergers Acquisitions and Projects Financing. As such, she participated in corporate development projects, structured financing and mergers & acquisitions for public and private companies and institutions in the following sectors: facilities, industry, food, and public transport. Marta also represented the interests of Axis, an ICO (Instituto de Credito Oficial) venture capital company and the interests of MBIA, a leading global financial monoline insurance company. Marta has a degree in Financial Management from the EADA Business School.

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Asli Cigdem Armagan

Associate Turkey

+90 216 385 9767
aca@eurohold.com
Graduated from the Bosphorus University in Istanbul with a degree from Business Administration in the year 2001. Holds an MSc degree for Energy Technologies and Management and an MA degree for Cultural Studies. She has 5 years of experience in Controlling Department at Financial Services at Siemens Turkey. Since 2007 she works as a consultant in the energy sector.

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Vanessa Roig

Abogada-Asesora Legal

+34 93 457 89 80
vr@eurohold.com