With our high level of specialisation and experience, we are well placed to lead financial services in the real estate industry.
The Corporate Finance team,made up of more than 50 experts, sets the standard in the market in Spain. Our experience is unrivalled. In the past 15 years we have advised more than 50% of the corporate deals in the Spanish real estate market. Since 2008, we have been the lead adviser in financial restructuring and mortgage debt deals in Spain.
With over 700 projects and transactions with €95 Bn. volumen advised in real estate corporate finance.
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Mikel Echavarren | CEO Colliers International Spain
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Real Estate Corporate Finance
Mikel Echavarren is CEO of Colliers International Spain. He was President and CEO of irea since its foundation in 2002 until March 2018, when irea joined Colliers International. Prior to joining irea, Mikel was a partner in the Spain and Portugal real estate corporate finance division of Arthur Andersen.
With over 30 years of experience in the real estate sector, he is an expert in strategic planning for real estate groups and in complex mortgage debt portfolio, real estate company and property transactions. He has managed financial restructurings involving over €8,000 million worth of debt belonging to real estate, construction and services companies.
Joan is Managing Director of Corporate Finance department 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.
Ignacio is Managing Director of Corporate Finance department at Colliers International. He was a founding partner and Corporate Finance Director of irea from 2002 and in March 2018 he joined Colliers International. . He specialises in mortgage loan portfolio transactions and complex financing deals, restructuring debt and real estate company mergers and acquisitions in the Spanish real estate sector.
Ignacio began his career in the real estate corporate finance division of Arthur Andersen.
Germán Fernández is the Managing Director in Colliers International Barcelona’s office. With more than 20 years of experience in the Real Estate sector, Germán has deep expertise in Commercial, Strategic and Financial area.
Previously, he was in charge of the Real Estate advisory company Niöra Real Estate, as the Managing Director, since 2018 when Niöra joined Colliers International.
He also occupied several top senior positions in Real Estate developing firms as Jujosa Constructora, Reyal Urbis, Altamira Real Estate (Banco Santander) o Altamira Asset Management (Grupo Apollo Santander), where he was in charge of the Catalonian and Balearic Island zone, managing a 1,599M€ portfolio.