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Jose Lopez Portillo, Managing Partner

  • Founding Partner and experienced private equity manager having acted as senior executive in growth-expansion funds in Mexico and emerging markets with more than US$235m of assets under management.
  • Led investments totalling more than US$110m in the telecommunications, media, financial services, and digital sectors.
  • Prior to founding Pedralbes Partners, Jose was a Principal at LIV Capital, the leading late-stage venture capital fund manager in Mexico with focus on Digital and Media.
  • Previously, José was Senior Associate at Delta Partners in Dubai, a management consulting and private equity firm focused on Digital and Media.
  • Prior to that, José was Operations Manager at Prolyt, an energy and power electronics company in Mexico and Business Analyst at McKinsey in Mexico City.
  • MBA from IESE Business School, Barcelona and BS Hons in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering from ITESM, Mexico City.
  • Mexican national and fluent in English, Spanish and Italian.