BlueBull Team

A line-up professionals with an analytical mindset and entrepreneurial DNA

The key to our success is the people who make up the team: highly specialised professionals in corporate finance, investment banking, asset management, entrepreneurship, and technology.

Joaquín Durán

Founding Partner

Years of experience: +15

Career: Founder of BlueBull, Partner at Arcano, Founder Roma Tech Group

Deals: Deporvillage, Seabery, Evicertia, Firmaprofesional, Swipcar, PLD Space, MashMe, Electronic ID, Casavo, Dosfarma, Zeleros, among others

Expertise: M&A, Fundraising, Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Technology, Data, Artificial Intelligence

Alfonso Díaz

Director

Years of experience: +10

Career: BBVA, Stifel Investment Bank (Londres), Haitong (Londres)

Deals: Structuralia, Swipcar, Firmaprofesional, Evicertia, Deporvillage, Mashme.IO, The Valley, Electronic ID

Expertise: B2B SaaS, Cybersecurity, Digital Trust Services, EdTech, Industrial Tech, Mobility

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Francesco Crovace

Director

Years of experience: +10

Career: Rothschild, Lazard, Société Générale, Klecha & Co

Deals: MyInvestor, Apparound, DeepTrace, Gellify, Talentomobile, Edison

Expertise: Fintech, B2B SaaS, Business Services, Telecommunications, PropTech

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Diego López

Director Debt Advisory

Years of experience: +11

Career: Alantra, Caixabank, BNP Paribas

Expertise: Debt advisory, project finance, structured finance, debt capital markets

Pablo del Palacio

Director

Years of experience +10

Career: DC Advisory (Madrid-Londres), Irea Corporate Finance

Deals: GoTo Global, Keesing Media, Idealista, among others

Expertise: B2B SaaS, Cybersecurity, EdTech, Ecommerce and Marketplaces

Pablo es Director de BlueBull con más de 10 años de experiencia en operaciones de M&A y obtención de capital. Antes de unirse al equipo en abril 2023, trabajó durante 8 años en DC Advisory, en las oficinas de Madrid y Londres, donde estuvo asesorando a compañías y fondos de capital riesgo en operaciones cross-border y de middle-market

Luis Patiño

Associate

Years of experience: +5

Career: GP Bullhound, Draper B1, KPMG

Deals: Structuralia, Swipcar, Seabery, Evicertia y Dosfarma

Expertise: EdTech, Mobility, Industrial Tech

Años de experiencia: +5

Trayectoria: GP Bullhound, Draper B1KPMG

Deals: Structuralia, Swipcar, Seabery, Evicertia, Dosfarma

Íñigo de Churruca

Associate Debt Advisory

Íñigo has been a member of the Debt Advisory team since 2022 and has extensive experience in the sector, having worked for Álvarez & Marsal, EY, BNP Paribas, BNP Paribas and others.

Daniel Alcusa

Analyst

Daniel has been involved on projects in different sectors, with a particular focus on digital commerce and digital trust. Previously he worked in audit in the financial institutions team at PwC

Ramón Martínez

Analyst

Ramón is a member of the BlueBull analyst team. Previously, he trained in M&A and company valuation with his time at WindRose Financial Services and Novartis.

Francisco Navas

Analyst

Francisco specialises in M&A processes, through his time at Livingstone Partners and his training as a financial consultant at KPMG.

Alex Álvarez i Fernández

Analyst

Alex specializes in debt transactions and brings expertise in Restructuring and Debt Advisory from KPMG and PwC.

Roberto Strazzeri

Analyst

Roberto holds a MSc in Finance from ESADE Business School. He previously worked at GP Bullhound in London, focusing on SPAC and Investment Banking covering software and digital services firms.

José Luis Ferrando

Analyst

José Luis has worked as a strategy analyst at Urbaser and trained at the law firm of Uría Menéndez.

José María Morales

Junior Analyst

José María has more than three years of experience in the financial sector, having worked previously at Tikehau Capital, Santander CIB and Edmond de Rothschild AM

Ana Pemán

Analyst

Ana holds a degree in International Business Management from Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICADE) and Lancaster University. During her degree, she trained in the financial sector at AltamarCAM Partners before joining BlueBull Partners.

Borja Afán de Ribera

Talent Acquisition Manager

Borja has worked as a generalist M&A Associate at EY and at Asta Capital during the acquisition process of its investee. Since 2019, he has been developing his career in the headhunting sector focused on professional services and private equity at firms such as Robert Walters and Transearch.

Carlos Sanz

Chief Operations Officer

Carlos leads BlueBull's strategic projects and the Group's operations. He previously worked at Paack, where he contributed to the development of one of the most promising startups in the Spanish ecosystem. He also has extensive experience in strategic consulting in large firms such as KPMG and Banco Santander.

Raúl Díaz

Advisor

With a profile that combines a background in economics and engineering, Raúl is a specialist in big data. He worked for 15 years as a project manager at Minsait (Indra) before becoming Chief Digital Officer at Arcano Partners.

Paula Tamarit

Corporate Development & Brand Manager

Paula is responsible for corporate development and the BlueBull brand. She executes the communication and marketing strategy, as well as managing external and group events. Before joining Bluebull, Paula worked as a Brand Manager in the cosmetics industry.

Juanjo Ballester

Head of Finance

With more than a decade working in financial management for multinational companies in different sectors, Juanjo is responsible for looking after and optimising BlueBull's finances. Previously he worked as a financial auditor at EY and held positions as Controller and Reporting Manager at Smurfit Kappa and Valencia CF.

Patricia González

Graphic Designer

Patricia is responsible for the design and development of BlueBull's visual identity. Previously she has worked in the field of corporate image, branding, advertising, and web design, in advertising agencies and media. In addition, she was Lead Designer at BOD Universal Bank for more than 10 years.

Pablo Pitarch

Financial Specialist

Pablo holds a degree in Business Administration from the Universitat de València and the Rotterdam Business School. He trained for two years at Ortiz & Asociados in tax and financial consulting, auditing and financial statement analysis.

Sofía Ricarte

R&D Manager

Sofia has more than 8 years of experience, working in the integral management of R&D projects through public funding, in addition to the identification and integral management of R&D in companies of all fields. Before joining the team, she developed her career in companies such as ITENE, FIBHULP and FI Group.

Laura Silva

R&D Consultant

Laura is part of the Public Grants team, where she specializes in the comprehensive management of Research and Development (R&D) projects funded by public financing. Additionally, she is responsible for identifying and managing R&D projects across various sectors. With over two years of consulting experience, she has developed her professional career at FiGroup.

Miguel Otero

R&D Director

+4 years leading the design, implementation and management of R&D Tax Structures in Banca March. 2 years as "Subdirector General" at ICO (Spain’s Public Bank) +16 years in International Corporate Finance roles at 4 international leading banking groups

Carlos de Andrés

Investment Director

Years of experience: +10 Career: Novum Capital Partners (Ginebra), Bankia AM, Allianz Popular AM Expertise: Private Equity Strategies, Tailored Portfolio Development, Advanced Modeling and Forecasting, Fund investment Sourcing.

David Castany

Investment Director

Years of experience: +10 years in the financial sector. Career: Audit at Deloitte (Barcelona), M&A at BBVA (Madrid and Mexico City). Galdana Ventures (part of the AltamarCAM Partners group). Experience: venture capital investment in Europe.

Álvaro Ibáñez

Associate

Years of experience: +5

Career: Draper B1, Nestlé, Compass Group

Deals: PLD Space, Flat 101, Demium, Firmaprofesional, Gnanomat, Jobin, Maskokotas, Zeleros, The Valley

Expertise: Ecommerce, Aerospace, Digital Brands, SaaS, EdTech

Álvaro tiene mas de 4 años de experiencia trabajando en el ecosistema de inversión en startups en BlueBull Partners, habiendo realizado operaciones en sectores como Ecommerce, Aerospace, Marketing Digital, SaaS, EdTech, entre otros. Antes de formar parte del equipo BlueBull desarrolló su trayectoria como Intern en el fondo de Venture Capital Draper B1 (antes BBooster Ventures), y en el departamento financiero de multinacionales como Nestlé o Compass Group.

Florencia Maiz

Associate

With more than seven years of experience in the financial sector, Florencia has spent the last five years in the private markets at AltamarCAM Partners in operations and investments as a specialist in the management of Venture Capital funds.

Blanca Pallarés

Analyst

Blanca brings three years of experience in the financial sector, having previously worked at KPMG in bank financial auditing and at Intermoney in financial consultancy, before joining the BlueBull team

Borja Peiró

Junior Analyst

Borja holds a degree in Business Management from EDEM Business School and EDHEC Business School. During his degree, he trained in the financial sector at Howden before joining BlueBull Partners.

Eduardo Garci-Martin

Manager Business Development R&D

With over 7 years of experience in business development, Eduardo is an expert in identifying R&D+i projects in companies from various sectors and subsequently managing them to secure public funding. Prior to joining our team, he developed his career at renowned companies such as Telefónica, Iberia, and FI Group.

Carlos López

R&D Consultant

Carlos studied the double degree in Business Administration and Services Engineering and is part of the public aid team, where he establishes comprehensive management of R&D projects through public funding, as well as the identification and analysis of innovation in companies from various sectors.

Florencia Piacentini

Office Manager

Florencia works as an Office Manager. Before joining Blue Bull, she was dedicated to account management in communication and advertising agencies, and to executive assistance in national and multinational companies.

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