Altamar appoints Martinez as MD

Altamar Capital Partners has hired Mónica Martínez as managing director for its global client solutions team. Her work background includes various senior roles at JP Morgan Asset Management in London.

PRESS RELEASE

Madrid, 2nd November, 2016.- ALTAMAR CAPITAL PARTNERS, the leading independent global alternative assets manager based in Spain, has announced that Mónica Martínez has joined its Global Client Solutions team as Managing Director and will led the expansion of the firm’s international footprint. From her new position at ALTAMAR, Mónica Martínez will intensify the company’s efforts in Latin America as well as lead different initiatives mainly in Europe in parallel with ALTAMAR’s efforts in the United States, where it has recently opened an office in New York.

Mónica Martínez has more than 20 years’ experience in the financial markets, in the asset management area, and since 2000 she has held different senior positions at JP Morgan Asset Management in London, first as head of Central Banks and Sovereign Funds in Europe and Latin America and most recently as head of International Institutional Sales and Product Strategy. She has also worked in the alternative investment firm Ivy Asset Management in London and in the investment strategy team at BBVA in Madrid, where she was head of the Structured Finance department within the Investment Banking area of this bank.

Inés Andrade, Vice-Chairman of ALTAMAR CAPITAL PARTNERS, has said “we are pleased with Mónica Martínez joining our team. She is a talented and recognised professional and we are looking forward to start working together. I am sure that Monica will be crucial to help us expand our presence outside Spain and Latin America, where we are already consolidated, to other European markets to increase our investors base in this continent. Altamar keeps up growing, as demonstrated with the recent opening of our New York office, and we hope to continue this trend and enter new markets in the near future”.

Mónica Martínez, CFA, holds a BA in Economy (major in Finance) from the Colegio Universitario de Estudios Financieros (C.U.N.E.F.).

ALTAMAR CAPITAL PARTNERS is an independent financial services group focused since its inception in providing Institutional and high net worth clients an efficient access to the best international alternative investment managers, mainly in Private Equity, Real Estate, Private Debt, Infrastructure, Venture capital and Absolut Return. Besides, Altamar Advisory Partners provides independent financial advice and merchant banking in M&A deals, IPOs and placements as well as debt financing/restructuring.

The firm was founded in Spain in 2004, has a team in excess of 90 professionals and offices in Madrid, Barcelona, Santiago de Chile and New York. It has approximately €3.3 billion of historically committed capital (as of August, 2016).