Álvaro Cobo

Managing Director, Spain & Portugal

Álvaro joins as Managing Director and will head up Gordon Brothers’ operations for Iberia, taking over from Gerhard van der Vorst, who will retire at the end of 2019. Álvaro will oversee and facilitate the growth of individual business services across Spain & Portugal. 

Álvaro has over 17 years’ experience in Restructuring, Private Equity and M&A. He is a Partner at Amura Management Partners, a leading Spanish advisory and interim management firm focused on special situations and restructurings. 

Prior to Amura, Álvaro spent five years as a Partner at Atlas Capital, a Private Equity Fund investing in LBO and growth capital deals, where he led several investments in mid-size companies. He started his career as a management consultant at The Boston Consulting Group and spent five years at DC Advisory (formerly Close Brothers), advising on a large number of M&A deals. 

Álvaro graduated in Industrial Engineering from the University of Navarra and holds an MBA degree from IESE. He speaks Spanish and English.