Jaime Fernández-Pita Lezama-Leguizamón

Managing Partner

Managing Partner

Prior to joining Altamar in 2016, he worked for 12 years at Bank of America Merrill Lynch as Director of Corporate and Investment Banking, in charge of covering infrastructure, services, consumer and retail, media, real estate and private equity clients. Jaime worked previously at Mercer Management Consulting (currently Oliver Wyman). Jaime holds a degree in Law and a degree in Business Administration from ICADE and completed Wharton’s Investment Banking Institute Program. He has designed, originated and executed a great variety of transactions, among which the following are to be highlighted:

  • The sale of Tecnopol Sistemas to Mapei SpA, 51% of Ruta del Canal to Penta, Endesa’s Assets in LatAm to Enel by €8,253m, the Handling Business of FCC to Swissport/PAI, Grupo Guascor to Dresser Rand by €500m, Palacios to ProA Capital, World Duty Free to Autogrill by €1.070m and Soluziona Calidad and Medio Ambiente by Unión Fenosa to Applus+.
  • The acquisitions of Palacios Alimentación by MCH, Moyca by ProA Capital, Panrico by Bimbo, Campofrio by Sigma Alimentos and the subsequent acquisition of a stake in the company by WH Group (Shuanghui) and the acquisitions of Alsa and Continental Auto by National Express.
  • The creation of Healthcare Activos Yield. The joint venture for the offshore wind business “Adwen” between Gamesa and Areva. The Ferrovial tender for I-285/SR400 interstate highway in Atlanta, Georgia, and the investment of the investor Hamad Al Thani in El Corte Inglés for €1,000m.
  • The IPOs of Telepizza Group, World Duty Free Group (and spin-off of Autogrill), Galp Energía and Cintra. The capital increase of Gamesa, rights issue of National Express, and two EADS accelerated placements by SEPI.
  • Bank financing to Colonial, Ferrovial and Telepizza, and several bond issues by Red Eléctrica, Ferrovial, and Isolux, among others.
  • Throughout his career, Jaime has also advised many foreign multinationals in transactions in the Iberian market.