After successfully completing his studies, Jaime embarks on his career path towards investment banking.
As an expert in different areas of “Corporate Finance”, he acquired a remarkable specialization in the analysis, execution and closing of mergers and acquisitions operations.
He worked, collaborated and advised renowned, pioneering and leading companies in his field.
1965 - 1989
Jaime Fernandez de Araoz was born on August 30, 1965 in San Sebastian
Jaime Fernández de Araoz knew, from the beginning, that his professional goal would be in investment banking, for which he prepared during his post-university stage by participating in various international courses at City of London Polytechnic (1985), at Harvard University (1986), and especially at Citicorps Institute for Global Finance (1988-1989) where he assimilated the culture of investment banking.
In 1988 he graduated in Economic and Business Sciences from CUNEF, University College of Financial Studies, in the specialty of Financing, after having completed his baccalaureate studies at the French Lyceum.
1989 - 2003
He developed his professional career at Lehman Brothers, Banco Santander and CityGroup
For 14 years Jaime participated in different projects at Lehman Brothers, Banco Santander and finally as Managing Director at CityGroup
He intervened in many placements of shares and issues of fixed income obligations, advising companies on their access to international equity markets and negotiating the obtaining of mandates for the sale of shareholdings.