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Juan Velayos


Juan Velayos


Architecture and Design

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Juan started his career at Uría Menéndez Abogados, where he became partner at 31 in the M&A, Capital Markets and Real Estate practice.

Afterwards, from June 2007 until 2011, Juan was CEO for the public real estate company Renta Corporación, leading the restructuring process (€800 million in debt) and managing more than € 1,000 million in assets. During 2011 he was also CEO for Mixta Africa, a homebuilder with a presence in six different North African companies.

Then, at 38, he became a partner at PWC leading the transactions real estate practice, firstly for Spain and afterwards globally.

In December 2014, Juan joined the Spanish homebuilder Neinor Homes as CEO, a company owned by Lonestar until its IPO in March 2017.

Currently, Juan is Managing Partner at Alantra, leading the Real Estate Asset Management business.

Juan holds a Law Degree from Abat Oliba University and an EMBA from IESE Business School.