Artá Team Members

Investment Team

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.

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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
Jacobo Escario del Corro

Jacobo Escario

Associate

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.

Beatriz Gracia Gómez

Beatriz Gracia

Associate

Beatriz Gracia joined Artá Capital in 2011.

Prior joining Artá Capital, Beatriz worked in BBVA’s Project Finance Americas Division, financing infrastructure, real estate, and energy related projects.

Beatriz holds a degree in Business Administration from CUNEF.

Alvaro Guarner

Associate

Alvaro Guarner joined Artá Capital in 2017.

Prior to joining Artá Capital, Alvaro worked in Qualitas Equity Partner and Azora, both private equity firms.

Alvaro holds an MBA from IESE and a degree in Civil Engineering from Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña.

Pablo Oviaño

Associate

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.

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Tamara Pérez-Mínguez Bueno

Tamara Pérez-Mínguez

Associate

Tamara Pérez-Mínguez joined Artá Capital in 2008.

Prior to joining Artá Capital, Tamara worked as financial controller in UK company Dennis Eagle.

Tamara holds a degree in Business Administration from CUNEF.

Pablo Torralbo Rodríguez

Pablo Torralbo

Analyst

Pablo Torralbo joined Artá Capital in 2015.

Pablo holds a Master in Finance from IE Business School and a Degree in Architectural Engineering from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.

Jaime Mayor

Analyst

Jaime Mayor joined Artá Capital in 2017.

Jaime holds a degree in Industrial Engineering from Universidad Pontificia Comillas (ICAI) and from Ecole Centrale Lyon.

Jaime Mayor
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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.