Leopoldo joined DeA in 2019 as a Managing Director based in Madrid.
Leopoldo brings to DeA 20 years of Middle Market M&A and Private Equity experience. Prior to joining DeA, Leopoldo was a Principal and Head of TMT Europe in the Madrid office of HIG Capital where he focused on growth, LBO and distressed investments in the Iberian Peninsula for 7 years. From 2004 to 2012, he was a Partner at Gala Capital Partners, a leading Spanish mid-market Private Equity firm, and also acted as Chief Executive Officer of Núcleo de Comunicaciones y Control, S.L. for two years. Previously, he advised European small and mid-cap companies on Corporate Finance and M&A transactions at Credit Suisse in Zurich.
Leopoldo is a CFA Charterholer, and holds a B.A. in Economics from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid.
He is fluent in Spanish, French and English.