Jaime Fernández de AraoZ

1965 - 2003

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.

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.

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.

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Jaime as Advisor

His extensive experience in Corporate Finance and the markets allowed him to help a large number of companies

He intervened in numerous 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.

He advised the Telefónica Group in different acquisitions in the international area, as well as in financing operations, including the restructuring of the debt of all its subsidiaries.

He advised Auna in the sale of her radio and TV broadcasting company; Antena3 in the purchase of Onda Cero; to Red Eléctrica in the purchase of the transmission assets of Endesa and Unión Fenosa and to Carrefour in the sale of 12 hypermarkets in Spain.

He was involved in the structuring of syndicated loans for Endesa, Repsol and Iberdrola. Among his latest interventions, it is worth mentioning that he began obtaining the mandate that Citigroup received for the listing of Cintra, the infrastructure subsidiary of the Ferrovial Group.