Artá Team Members

Ramon Carné

Ramón Carné

Managing Partner

Ramón Carné has been a partner of Artá Capital since inception (2007).

Prior to joining Artá Capital, Ramón was a member of Mercapital private equity, which he joined in 1992. He became partner in 1996.

He had previously worked as Financial Director at Torras Papiers in Paris and as Project Manager for Procter & Gamble Spain in Barcelona

Ramón holds an MBA from INSEAD and a degree in Industrial Engineering from UPC Barcelona.

Nicolás Jiménez-Ugarte

Nicolás Jiménez-Ugarte

Managing Partner

Nicolás Jiménez-Ugarte joined Artá Capital in 2012.

Prior to joining Artá Capital, Nicolás was a member of Mercapital private equity, which he joined in 1999. He became partner there in 2006.

He had previously worked in the Investment Banking division of Lehman Brothers in London, within the Corporate Finance and M&A team for Spain and Portugal.

Nicolás holds an MBA from INSEAD and a degree in Business and Economics from ICADE.

Jaime Alba

Partner

Jaime Alba has been a member of Artá Capital since inception (2007).

Prior to joining Artá Capital, Jaime worked in the Investment Banking division of Citigroup (in both London and Madrid) advising corporates and private equity firms in M&A, financing and IPO situations.

Jaime holds a degree in Business Administration from CUNEF.

Jaime Alba Ripollés

Juan Ybáñez

Partner

Juan Ybáñez has been a member of Artá Capital since inception (2007).

Prior to joining Artá Capital, Juan worked in M&A transaction advisory with 360 Corporate in Madrid and with the Corporate Finance division of ING Barings in London and Madrid advising both financial sponsors and corporate clients.

Juan holds a degree in Business Administration from ICADE.

Juan Ybáñez Rubio
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Pablo Oviaño

Director

Pablo Oviaño joined Artá Capital in 2014.

Prior to joining Artá Capital, Pablo worked in the Investment Banking division of Bank of America Merrill Lynch in Madrid advising corporates and private equity firms in M&A and IPO situations.

Pablo holds a degree in Business Administration & Law from Carlos III.

Jacobo Escario del Corro

Jacobo Escario

Director

Jacobo Escario joined Artá Capital in 2016.

Prior to joining Artá Capital, Jacobo worked in the Investment Banking division of Barclays within the Financial Institutions Group and in the Corporate Finance division of Deloitte.

Jacobo holds a degree in Business Administration from ICADE.

Ángel Fernández

Associate Director

Ángel Fernández joined Artá Capital in 2021.

Prior to joining Artá Capital, Angel worked in the Investment Banking division of Citigroup and in the Investment Banking division of Arcano Partners, advising corporates and private equity firms in M&A, financing and IPO situations.

Angel holds a degree in Business Administration from CUNEF.

Ángel Fernández

Sonsoles Manglano

Research Director

Sonsoles Manglano joined Artá Capital in 2021.

Prior to joining Artá Capital, Sonsoles worked as responsible for the financial management of different foundations and NGO’s and previously she worked as Chief Financial Officer in Realza Capital

Sonsoles holds a degree in Business Administration from EBS.

Sonsoles Manglano
Javier D’Aguiar

Javier D’Aguiar

Director of Administration

Javier D’Aguiar joined Artá Capital in 2020.

Prior to joining Artá Capital, Javier worked as audit manager at Deloitte in the asset management, brokerage and depository area of the financial services industry.

Javier holds a degree in Business Administration from UCAB.

Gonzalo Smith

Gonzalo Smith

Associate

Gonzalo Smith joined Artá Capital in 2019.

Prior to joining Artá Capital, Gonzalo worked for Credit Suisse’s Investment Banking Division, advising financial sponsors and corporate clients in Mergers and Acquisitions and Capital Markets operations.

Gonzalo holds a degree in Business Administration from ICADE.

Alejandro Juncadella

Associate

Alejandro Juncadella joined Artá Capital in 2020.

Prior to joining Artá Capital, Alejandro worked in Bank of America Merrill Lynch and GBS Finance, advising corporates and financial sponsors in M&A and Capital Markets situations.

Alejandro holds a degree in Business Administration from ESADE.

Alejandro Juncadella

Aurora Cobo

Office Manager

Aurora Cobo joined Artá Capital in 2017.

Prior to joining Artá Capital, Aurora worked as Office Manager, responsible of the Copyright y Royalties department and support to the Finance department of Unión Musical Ediciones.

Aurora holds a postgraduate degree in Business Studies from Casio College, UK.

Aurora Cobo
Amaya González

Amaya González

Office Manager

Amaya González joined Artá Capital in 2016.

Prior to joining Artá Capital, Amaya worked in Customer Service and Events at RIBA in London as well as Large Account Coordinator in different advertising agencies in Madrid.

Amaya holds a degree in advertising and master's degrees in Human Resources Management and International Secretarial Management.

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Senior Advisors

Antonio Urcelay

Senior Advisor

Former CEO and Board Chairman of Toys R Us Inc.

Previously, he had been CEO of Digsa, CCO of Leche Pascual and CEO of the Iberian subsidiary of the retailer Royal Ahold (Cadadía). He began his career at Procter and Gamble and the international law firm J. y B. Cremades.

Antonio is currently a Board member of DIA, Corporación Empresarial Pascual, Calidad Pascual, and Kipenzi (owner of pet shops Kiwoko) and has been member of the Advisory Board of Nutrexpa and La Sirena. He has been also Chairman of Sogeco and member of the executive committee of ANGED.

Ignacio de Colmenares

Senior Advisor

CEO and Board Vice-Chairman of Energía & Celulosa’s (ENCE).

Ignacio initiated his career at Nueva Montaña Quijano and CELSA and has been CEO of several other firms such as TYCSA, Global Steel Wire group, Isofoton and Bergé Lift.

Ignacio has been a member of the Board of Directors of CEOE, Chairman of ASPAPEL, Board member of EPIA, Vice- Chairman of EWRIS and ESIS and Chairman of ATA.