Joan is Managing Partner at Colliers International. He was a founding partner of irea from 2002 and in March 2018 he joined Colliers International. He has extensive knowledge of the residential development market and the Spanish real estate market. He specialises in mortgage loan portfolio transactions, in restructuring bank debt and real estate company mergers and acquisitions.
Joan began his career at Arthur Andersen Barcelona.
Notable projects on which he has worked include advising on corporate deals involving Arocasa, Aranco, Lusort, Sanyres, Riofisa and Agofer, restructuring financial debt worth more than €10,000 million and advising several international funds and Sareb on multiple sale and purchase transactions of real estate debt portfolios (NPLs) and REOs.
He has recently provided advisory services to Vía Célere in the sale of the company to Värde Partners fund (90 million euros).
He holds a Bachelor Degree in Economics and Business Administration from ESADE and a PADE by the IESE Business School.
Memberships & Involvements
ESADE Alumni Association
Sareb – Caixaxabank – Bank of America Merrill Lynch – Hayfin – Blackstone – Banco Santander – Citibank – Grupo Urvasco – Hoteles Silken – Apollo – Lenders of Martinsa Fadesa – Grupo Rio Vena – Grupo Prometeo – Grupo Asuari – Dafor - Vía Célere – Fiteni - DK Partners - Brookfiled - Credit Agricole – SIP Bankia – Agofer – Grupo Q – Grupo Galia – Espais – Urbanizadora XXI – Newar – Grupo Rio Vena – Port de Barcelona – Grupo Asuari
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.
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.