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Javier Arana - ABE Capital Partners Javier Arana
Javier Arana

Javier is a Founding Partner of ABE CAPITAL PARTNERS and a member of its Investment Committee.

Prior to joining ABE CAPITAL PARTNERS, Javier was a Partner at Alantra Private Equity (formerly known as Nmás1), which he joined in 2007. At Nmás1, Javier was responsible for, among others, the investments in Teltronic, Tryo and Salto Systems.

Javier has a comprehensive vision of the Private Equity industry and has had exposure to various industries and situations working in companies such as Arthur Andersen, Alpha Corporate, MCH Private Equity (2003-2006) and IKB (German bank specialised in Acquisition Finance, where Javier was the head of the team in Spain).

​Javier holds a degree in Economics and Business from the University of Deusto (San Sebastián).

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Manuel Blanco - ABE Capital Partners Manuel Blanco
Manuel Blanco

Manuel is a Founding Partner of ABE CAPITAL PARTNERS and a member of its Investment Committee.

Prior to joining ABE CAPITAL PARTNERS, Manuel worked for Alantra Private Equity (formerly known as Nmás1) from 2007 to 2014 where he played a relevant role in several of the fund's investments such as Teltronic, Tryo and Secuoya. Manuel also was involved in the firm's expansion to America, co-leading the launch of a new fund in Mexico.

In 2014, Manuel left Alantra to co-found Seabird Capital, an M&A boutique focused on mid-market transactions.

Manuel holds a degree in Business Administration from the University of Seville.

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Pablo Elola Tur - ABE Capital Partners Pablo Elola
Pablo Elola

Pablo is a Founding Partner of ABE CAPITAL PARTNERS and a member of its Investment Committee.

Prior to joining ABE CAPITAL PARTNERS, Pablo worked as a Manager at Bain & Company, which he joined in 2015. At Bain, Pablo advised several Private Equity funds and multinational companies on commercial due-diligence, value creation plans, strategic plans and transformational projects in different geographies.

Pablo started his career at Dragados, where he worked on construction projects in Spain and the United States.

Pablo holds a degree in Industrial Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Madrid and an MBA from INSEAD.

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Camila Aniel-Quiroga - ABE Capital Partners Camila Aniel-Quiroga
Camila Aniel-Quiroga

Camila joined ABE CAPITAL PARTNERS in 2019 as General Manager.

Prior to joining ABE CAPITAL PARTNERS, Camila was CFO in a Basque industrial SME since 2005.

She has developed her entire professional career in areas related to Finance and Management Control. She started her career working in large multinationals such as Iberdrola, Panda Software and Deloitte, where she held different positions.

Camila holds a degree in Business Administration and Management from the University of the Basque Country (Sarriko).

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Maitane Diaz - ABE Capital Partners Maitane Díaz
Maitane Díaz

Maitane is an Associate at ABE CAPITAL PARTNERS and a member of the Investment Team.

Prior to joining ABE CAPITAL PARTNERS, Maitane worked in the Investment Banking division of BBVA, in the M&A department in Madrid. During this period, she participated in more than 30 transactions in a wide variety of sectors (mainly telecommunications, energy, infrastructure and industrial), having acquired a broad knowledge of each market's dynamics and extensive experience in both the origination and execution of projects.

Maitane holds a degree in Business Administration and Management from the University of Deusto (Bilbao) and an MBA in Management Development from the same faculty (Pr. 2013).

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Andoni León - ABE Capital Partners Andoni León
Andoni León

Andoni joined ABE CAPITAL PARTNERS at the beginning of 2020 as an Associate in the Investment Team.

Before joining ABE CAPITAL PARTNERS, he counted with 7 years of experience in relevant firms. Since 2015, he had been working in the Transactions team at EY, involved in some of the leading national and international Investment Funds focused on the industrial, energy and consumer sectors. Previously he worked in the Corporate & Investment Banking department at BNP Paribas.

Andoni holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Management and a Programme for Management Development from the University of Deusto (Bilbao).

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Urko Urquijo - ABE Capital Partners Urko Urquijo
Urko Urquijo

Urko joined ABE CAPITAL PARTNERS in March 2020 for an internship, joining as an Investment Analyst in July 2020.

Prior to joining ABE CAPITAL PARTNERS, Urko had completed internships at BNFIX Spain (auditing firm) and Cefla Arredamenti (multinational industrial company).

Urko holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Management and a Programme for Management Development from the University of Deusto (Bilbao), having completed a specialisation in Finance and an international exchange program at Tianjin University (Tianjin, China).

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Juncal Molinero - ABE Capital Partners Juncal Molinero
Juncal Molinero

Juncal joined ABE CAPITAL PARTNERS in January 2020 as Office Manager.

Previously, after having founded and managed her own business for 5 years, she worked for 10 years as an Executive Assistant for different Executives at Iberdrola Diversificación, Corporación IBV and VINZEO, where she was Executive Assistant to the CEO for 5 years. She began her career in the automotive sector as a translator and collaborator in the Commercial Department of INGEMAT.

Juncal is Graduate in Executive Secretarial Studies from the University of Deusto and holds a Master's Degree in Executive Secretarial Studies from the European Secretarial Institute (ISE-IMP).

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