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Meet the deal team
Ricardo joined PAI in 1999 and manages PAI’s Spain Team. He has been involved in a number of transactions including Mivisa, Cortefiel, Swissport and Konecta.
He started his career at Arthur Andersen in Madrid and subsequently worked at Deutsche Bank in London in the Equity Capital Markets department. He joined Paribas in January 1996 in the Corporate Finance Group, responsible for Spain and Portugal where he advised on numerous Spanish M&A transactions and structured equity offerings for medium-sized companies.
Ricardo graduated from Saint Louis University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration, majoring in Finance, and from the London Business School with a Master’s Degree in Finance. His Spanish, French and English are fluent, and he is conversational in Portuguese.
Nicolas joined PAI in 1998 and heads the Business Services and Retail Sector Teams. He has been involved in a number of transactions including Frans Bonhomme, Provimi, Compagnie Européenne de Prévoyance, Spie, Monier, Atos, Swissport, Servisair, Kiloutou, IPH, EMG, VPS, AS Adventure, M Group Services and World Freight Company International.
He started his career at Bossard-Gemini Consulting where he spent six years.
Nicolas graduated from ESSEC in 1991 and La Sorbonne with a Master of Philosophy. His French, English and German are fluent.
Federico joined PAI in 2007. He is a member of the Spain Team and is also the Head of the Investment Group. He has been involved in a number of transactions including Swissport, Cortefiel, DomusVi and Konecta.
He started his career at the Boston Consulting Group, where he worked for two years. He then spent seven years as a member of the investment banking team at Merrill Lynch in Madrid and London.
Federico studied Applied Economics at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Belgium and holds an MBA from the University of Chicago GSB. His Spanish, English, Dutch and French are fluent.
Laura joined PAI in 2007 as a member of the Spain Team. She has been involved in several transactions including The Nuance Group, Swissport, Grupo Cortefiel, DomusVi and Konecta.
She started her career at Merrill Lynch in the Investment Banking department in Madrid, working principally with financial sponsor clients on the execution of buy-side, sell-side and IPO transactions.
Laura graduated in Business Administration and Law from the Universidad Carlos III in Madrid. Her Spanish and English are fluent, and she is conversational in French.
Alexandre joined PAI in 2008 as a member of the Investment Group, the Business Service Sector Team, and the Retail & Distribution Sector Team. He has been involved in a number of transactions including Kiloutou, Swissport, InnoVista Sensors and EMG.
He started his career by spending two years at the Royal Bank of Scotland structuring large scale infrastructure transactions.
Alexandre graduated from the Ecole Polytechnique in 2002 and holds a Master’s Degree in Engineering from Stanford University, where he was also teaching assistant in Economics. His French and English are fluent, and he is conversational in Spanish.