Madrid-based Barnechea promoted MD at Riverside Company
Global private equity firm the Riverside Company has promoted Juan Barnechea, leader of the European origination team, to managing director.
Based in Madrid, Barnechea began with the firm as head of its Iberian origination efforts before becoming director for all of Europe in 2010.
Riverside invests in growing businesses with up to €200m in equity value across Europe, North America and the Asia-Pacific region.
“We plan to be very active buyers and sellers this year. We select our investments carefully, and I’m proud to be part of a global team dedicated to finding and growing remarkable smaller companies,” he said.
Prior to joining Riverside in 2008, Barnechea was director and head of corporate markets for Lloyds TSB bank in Spain, where he managed a team responsible for all corporate banking and structured finance activities.