Managing Director | Capital Markets
Alberto Díaz is Managing Director of the Capital Markets Department at Colliers International. He has more than 15 years of experience and has developed most of his professional career in irea, a company integrated into the current Colliers in 2018 and in which he became Senior Director of the Corporate Finance division.
His experience is focused on real estate assets and corporate transactions, as well as financing structuring and distressed situations, having advised on transactions for more than 15,000 million euros.
In recent years he has specialised in structuring investment operations in the real estate sector, leading the relationship with international funds and creating alliances between developers and local equity companies and institutional funds.
Advisory services to financial institutions in the Martinsa Fadesa agreement modification process, the financial restructuring of more than €15,000 million.
Advisory services to Sareb on the sale of the Tower, Agatha and Macarena loan portfolios and the structuring of residential investment deals with international funds.
He holds a Bachelors double degree in Business Administration and Marketing from Loyola Business School. He completed his studies in USA at Marquette University (WI) and in France at Edhec Business School where he hold a Master of Science in Strategic Management.
He also completed an Executive Development Programme at IESE Business School.
Memberships & Involvements
IESE Alumni Association
Edhec Alumni Association
AXA – Aberdeen - Ares Management - Kenedy Wilson - Sareb, Caixabank -Bank of America - Merrill Lynch - Hayfin -Blackstone -Grupo Urvasco -Hoteles Silken - Apollo - Lenders of Martinsa Fadesa - Hansa Urbana - Grupo Rio Vena - Grupo Prometeo - Dafor - Bigeco - Amenabar - Vía Célere - Fiteni - DK Partners - Brookfield - Varde Partners - Rentur - Arocasa - Warburg Pincus – Orion
Director | Capital Markets
Gonzalo is Director Corporate Finance Department at Colliers International. He joined Irea Corporate Finance in 2011, and in March 2018 he joined Colliers International.
Since he joined irea he specialises in the valuation and sale and purchase of assets and companies, financial advisory services, strategic planning and in complex financial restructurings, having been directly involved in the restructuring of over € 3,000M€. Notable achievements include working with Via Celere in his acquisition by Varde Partners.
He also has extensive experience in the analysis and valuation of debt portfolios secured by real estate assets, including both PLs (Performing Loans) and NPLs (Non-Performing Loans), providing both buy and sell side advisory on transactions valued at over €6,000 million.
He began his career as an Analyst in the Auditing division of Deloitte.
Director | Capital Markets
I have worked in Colliers International (formerly as a member of AOS) since 2011, advising private clients in their investments in Spain.
Previously I worked as a memeber of Aguirre Newman valuation team.
Alternative Assets | Director
Investment & Business Development
2017 – 2018 CBRE Alternative Investments, Madrid, Spain
Conducted the advisory & equity raising of a based international fund -
student accommodation platform for a London event Built Division Business Plan, conducted/involved in the investment analysis of several deals (golf courses portfolio, petrol stations, student housing, elderly-care homes,
2011 - 2016 AZORA Capital Ltd, Madrid, Spain
Conducted/Involved in the investment analysis, due diligence and execution of several deals within the real estate investment funds Lazora and Encampus
Managed specific assets and portfolios (66 buildings with more than c. 11,000 units under rent and 33 student halls with more than 8,500 beds) worth c. including the acquisition of a majoritystake in the managing company RESA.
Project financing set up (facility agreements, ...), income statement analysis and optimisation motions Outward participants coordination involved on each project (contractors, technical advisors, master builders, architects, law firms, ...)
2010 – 2011 E&Y, Madrid & London, Spain & UK Assistant Manager
Managed team of 4 to provide clients with professional Financial Assurance Service (Audit and Financial Reporting) mainly in financial industry (Investment funds, saving banks, Collaborated with senior management and team members from more than 15 nations in the implementation of a consultancy project for the client Standard Chartered Bank jointly with New York and Dubai E&Y Offices (London Office, May-Aug, 2010)
2009 Banco Santander, Geneva, Switzerland Autumn internship, Private Banking
Contributed to Fixed Income and Structured Products Trading Participated in a rotational program between three areas: trading, portfolio management and private banking (Assistant private banker for Mexican market)
2007 GBS Finanzas Investment Bankers, Madrid, Spain
Summer internship, M&A Boutique Investment Bank
Assisted in the development of mandates and evaluations of Spanish companies. Further enhanced Excel skills in financial analysis and basic modelling of ratios, multiples and growth figures Carried out research on companies, industries and financial markets while using Bloomberg. Prepared company profiles and pitch book elaborations
I&L | National Director
Trained as a civil engineer with a further master’s degree in business administration, my career has been focused on business development and business management in the construction-real estate sector. More particularly in Commercial Real Estate and Land Development.
My flexibility and commercial focus have allowed me to specialize in business development. With my knowledge of languages, my empathy, and team building skills, I have been able to develop a career within international environments and take on responsibilities in negotiations.