Azora makes three new hires

Azora has added to its investment and business development and strategy teams with the appointment of three new executives.

  • Javier Mallo joins the business development and strategy team led by Cristina García-Peri as director
  • Álvaro Travesedo has been appointed director in the real estate area
  • Fernando Gómez Fortún will be associate director in the energy, infrastructure and sustainability area.

Mallo joins from Arcano, where he has been director of investor relations since early 2021. Travesedo has spent the last eight years working in London as a director at Marathon Asset Management. Gómez Fortún, has been working for the last 8 years in M&A at Morgan Stanley, in the London and New York offices.

Azora is one of Spain's leading independent asset managers with a unique focus on real estate and energy. It has a significant presence in the hotel sector through its fund, Azora Hospitality, one of the largest pan-European funds investing in tourist hotels, which has an investment capacity of more than €1.8 billion.