Altamar Capital Partners hired Pilar Junco as managing partner and chief strategy and client officer. Junco formerly worked at Blackstone Group, where she was most recently a senior managing director and head of non-U.S. private wealth management and retail business. Before, Junco worked at Boston Consulting Group, JP Morgan and the Financial Times.
ALTAMAR CAPITAL PARTNERS reinforces its management team with the appointment of Pilar Junco as Managing Partner and Chief Strategy and Client Officer. In her new position she will work closely with Claudio Aguirre and José Luis Molina (co-CEOs of ALTAMAR) in the internationalization of the investor base of ALTAMAR, the development of customized solutions for clients and the launch of new products and initiatives, reinforcing the at the same time the firm’s marketing and brand strategy.
Before joining ALTAMAR, Pilar Junco worked at Blackstone, where most recently she was a Senior Managing Director and the head of their non-US (EMEA & APAC) Private Wealth Management and Retail business. She previously led the institutional investors business in Europe and was COO for the firm’s Private Equity team in Europe. Before that, Pilar Junco worked at the Boston Consulting Group in London, at JP Morgan in London and New York and at the Financial Times. She received an MBA from INSEAD and graduated from University College London (B.Sc. in Economics) and the University of Siegen (Germany).
Claudio Aguirre, Chairman, co-CEO and Founding Partner of ALTAMAR, ha said “All the Partners of the Altamar Group are very excited about the incorporation of Pilar Junco, and we are all convinced that it will have a great impact on our corporate development and relationship with investors, especially in Europe and Asia. This year we celebrate our fifteenth anniversary, and in my opinion the combination of the excellent returns obtained in our funds in all these years, together with Altamar’s great team of 160 professionals and Pilar experience / leadership, will allow us to accelerate our growth and internationalization plans as well as successfully reaching new and ambitious goals”.
ALTAMAR CAPITAL PARTNERS celebrates its fifteenth anniversary in 2019. It is growing and internationalising its investor base, as well as widening its product offering. The firm continues maintaining its investment principles and is relentlessly focused on the client. The firm manages about €6.8 billion of committed capital and has a team of more than 160 people, 55 of which are investment professionals. ALTAMAR currently has four offices (Madrid, Barcelona, Santiago de Chile and New York) and a presence in Asia (Taipei). ALTAMAR has 19 investment programs that give access to different types of alternative assets (private equity, venture capital, life sciences, real assets -real estate and infrastructure- and private debt / credit) and different strategies (primary, secondary and co-investments).
About Altamar Capital Partners
ALTAMAR CAPITAL PARTNERS is an independent financial services group that is focused on providing institutional investors -including the insurance companies and pension funds- as well as private high networth clients, efficient access to alternative investments (like private equity, venture capital, life sciences, real assets -real estate and infrastructures- and private debt/credit) through the best international managers and different strategies (primary, secondary and co-investments). Also, through its subsidiary Altamar Advisory Partners, it provides independent financial advice and merchant banking in M&A, IPOs as well as financing and debt restructuring. ALTAMAR also offers through its subsidiary Altamar Global Investments AV direct access to funds from the best managers worldwide in the areas of Private Debt and Absolute Return, as well as in certain areas in the Long Only traditional segment.
With offices in Madrid, Barcelona, Santiago de Chile, New York and with presence in Taipei, ALTAMAR currently has approximately €6.8 billion capital of historically committed capital and assets under distribution.