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Corporate finance entrepreneur with 15+ years of expertise advising deals

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Ricardo
Olabarri

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After graduating in Law from the University of Navarra, Ricardo began his career at Cuatrecasas working on the M&A and litigation practices in Barcelona, Madrid, Bilbao and Buenos Aires. After completing his MBA at IESE Business School, he worked as investment manager at the BBVA Microfinance and later as Head of Asset Management at Globalvia. Prior to founding Sastrería Financiera in early 2014, he was Director of the Madrid´s office at Crea Inversión. Ricardo is a chartered Financial Risk Manager, lecturer at Deusto Business School and has been ranked twice as one of the top 100 spanish economic leaders by the Choiseul Institute.

EDUCATION & CAREER PATH

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1997-2001

Bachelor of Laws - LLB

Universidad de Navarra

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2001-2003

Junior Associate (M&A, Taxation, Arbitration - PPAI Program)

Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira

Rotational program in the departments of M&A (Barcelona), Taxation (Bilbao), Litigation (Madrid) and corporate law and arbitration (Buenos Aires)
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2005-2006

Senior Consultant - Start-Up Program

Cámara Navarra de Comercio, Industria y Servicios

Advising entrepreneurs on drafting business plans, raising capital and fulfilling legal and regulatory requirements
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2006-2008

MBA - Business

IESE Business School - University of Navarra

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2008-2010

Investment Manager - Expansion Corporativa

BBVA Microfinanzas

Reporting to the CFO, part of the investment team responsible of origination and closing of majority investments in rural banks in Latin America, including the transactions with Financiera Confianza (Perú) and Credicoop (Chile)
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2008

Advanced Corporate Finance Program

London Business School

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2010

FRM - Financial Risk Manager

Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP)

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2010-2012

Head of Asset Management

Globalvia Infraestructuras

Reporting to Director of Asset Management, helped out in the design and execution of the divestment strategy for some non-strategic infrastructure assets. Board member of several subsidiary companies including Hospital de Son Espases, Hospital del Sureste, Marina de Laredo or OLIGSA.
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2012-2014

Director

Crea Inversión

Director of the firm originating and managing corporate finance mandates and advisory services for venture capital players like Grupo Intercom, Softonic, Careesma or Ivoox being instrumental for the launch of Madrid’s practice of the firm
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2014-Today

Founder

Sastrería Financiera

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2016.2017

Ranked Top 100 Economic Leaders (2016, 2017)

Choiseul Institute

Ranked twice as economic leader.

Líderes España 2017

Líderes España 2016

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2017-Today

Investor

Espaciodeco

Espacio Deco (ED) is the Spanish leader in online home deco with an offering of 35.000 decorated rooms, 35% of them tagged with 105.000 products visited 40.000 monthly by 13.000 users and up to Eur 1m invested to date.
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2019-Today

Board Advisor

Emagister.com

With €15m revenues and € 2,5m EBITDA in 2019, emagister is the leading marketplace in the education industry in 14 countries advising millions of prospective students on their education decisions
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2019-Today

Board member and Investor

IdocCar

Through process digitalization, iDocCar’s SaaS solution synchronizes automotive manufacturers with their distribution networks by automating sales and guarantees  in real time.
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2019

Bachelor of Science - BS. Psychology

Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia - U.N.E.D.

Started graduate studies of Psychology
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