Raúl Rodríguez
Managing Director

Raúl Rodríguez is Managing Director of  Aurica Capital  (GP). He joined the firm in 2007, and has been a Board Member of Flex, Eurofragance, Intermas, and several others. He previously worked in Acquisition Finance at Banco Sabadell, in the Investment Banking division at Lehman Brothers (London), and in the Audit and Transaction Services at KPMG. He holds an Economics and Business degree from the Universidad Pompeu Fabra, and a MBA from IESE and MIT.

Iván Plaza
Principal

Iván Plaza is  the Principal at Aurica  Capital, and leads the investment  team of Aurica III. He joined the firm in 2007, sits on the Board of Delta Tecnic, Winche Redes Comerciales, Agrosol and Larrumba, and has closed more than 15 private equity transactions. He previously worked as a Manager at Audiconsultores for five years. He holds an Economics degree from the Universidad Pompeu Fabra, and a Masters degree in Corporate Finance from ESADE. Iván is a Private Equity and Valuation Professor at ESADE.

Pablo Pérez Caldaya
Investment Director

Pablo Pérez Caldaya is an Investment Director at Aurica Capital. He joined the firm in 2007. He previously worked as an Investment Analyst at BanSabadell Inversion S,A. SGIIC, and in audit at BDO. He holds an Economics Degree from the University of Barcelona (UB), a Property Advisory and Consultancy Master from the University of Barcelona, and a Postgraduate diploma in Alternative Investments from the Instituto de Estudios Financieros (IEF).

Ferrán Alcacer
Investment Director

Ferran Alcacer is an Investment Director   at Aurica   Capital. He joined the firm in 2007,  and he is an Agrosol and Winche Redes Comerciales Board and Executive Committee Member. He previously worked as a Senior Consultant at the Valuations & Corporate Finance department of Ernst & Young.  He has also worked as an Analyst at CS Corporate Advisors, an M&A Advisory firm, and in the tax division at Garrigues Abogados, the leading Spanish law firm. He holds a Degree in Business Administration, and an MBA from ESADE.

Borja Casanovas
Associate

Borja Casanovas is an Associate at Aurica   Capital. He joined the firm in 2013. He previously worked  as  a Corporate Finance Analyst at Riva y Garcia, and in the Auditing division at Ernst & Young. He holds a Degree in Business from the University of Barcelona and an Executive Master in Financial Management from ESADE.

Martin Vargas
Associate

Martin Vargas  is   an Associate at  Aurica   Capital. He joined the firm in 2015. He previously worked as a Structured  Finance Analyst and Advisor in the alternative markets at Intermoney (Grupo CIMD),  and previously at Investment Banking at Banco Santander. He holds a Degree in Business from CUNEF.

Ferran Conti Penina
Member of the Executive Committee

Ferran Conti Penina is both an Investment Committee and the Executive Committee member of Aurica III. He is involved in the development of the strategy of the Aurica, decisions making about investments to be proposed to the committees and sits on the Board of some of Aurica´s investee companies. He is currently a member on the board of two stock-listed companies, as well. Previously, he held various senior positions, including CEO of Holding Industrial or VP of Mercapital. He has participated in over 200 corporate operations, and has been member of a remarkable number of Board of Directors at different companies. He holds a degree in Industrial Engineering from ETSIIB and an MBA from IESE.

Ramon Mas Sumalla
Member of the Executive Committee

Ramon Mas Sumalla is both an Investment Committee and the Executive Committee member of Aurica III. He has also been involved in the development of the strategy of the Aurica, decisions making about investments to be proposed to the committees and he has been on the Board of Directors of some of Aurica´s investees. He previously held various senior positions, including CEO of Caprabo SA (one of the largest Spanish retailers), CEO of the new business division of Grupo Planeta (one of the leading Spanish publishers), CEO of Mercabarna, CEO of Indo and Vice President of the Club of Entrepreneurs and the Economic Circle. He holds a Degree in Economics and EMBA from IESE.