Garal Group Capital Consulting
Garal Group, founded in 1993, is an independent advisory firm with offices in Barcelona (HQ) and Madrid that provides advisory services to international clients in relation to the following areas: • Negotiation and execution of domestic and cross-border acquisitions and sales of businesses, including the divestment of Spanish subsidiaries and the expansion by Spanish companies outside of Spain. • Raising venture capital, private equity, mezzanine, debt and other forms of corporate financing. • Financial analysis, modeling and valuation of businesses and cash flow-producing assets. • Structuring strategic alliances, joint ventures and other corporate initiatives as well as representation of international companies’ interests vis-à-vis their Spanish partners. • Search for and negotiation with acquisition target companies in Spain on behalf of international companies looking to expand their presence in the Iberian peninsula. CONTACT Calle Moià, 9 08006-Barcelona, SPAIN t +34 936 11 33 00 www.garalgroup.com
Enrique Garcia Alvarado,
He served as executive director of Eurocontinental Advisers, a venture capital fund backed by Crèdit Agricole and DG Bank, and as director at KPMG Peat Marwick, where he managed M&A legal and tax advisory activities. He holds degrees in Economics and Law from the University of Barcelona and has completed IESE's General Management Program (PDG).
He served as managing director of WAT, an engineering and equipment installation firm, and Ecofluid Tratamientos, an environmental engineering and water purification business. He holds a degree in industrial engineering, an MBA from the Instituto de Empresa, and has completed IESE's Senior Management Program (PADE).
He served as associate with Merchant Banking group of investment bank Babcock & Brown. He holds Chartered Financial Analyst designation and he is Member of the CFA Institute and Spanish Institute of Financial Analysts (IEAF); holding Series 7 and Series 63 securities licenses.
He has been marketing executive for companies as Coca Cola Portugal, adidas Spain and Bass Beers Worlwide. He is a specialist in portfolio and asset management for private investors. He has collaborated with Banif (BSCH grupo) and Union de Banque Suisse (UBS). He holds a Degree in Management Sciences and MBA for ESADE.