Partner - Institutional Relations & Corporate Development
Ms. Badenes is a member of the Board of Directors of Meridia Capital Partners, SGEIC, SA. She has over 20 years of experience in the financial industry. She joined Meridia Capital in 2006. One of her main roles is to develop Meridia Capital’s business and institutional contacts, creating and maintaining key senior-level relationships within the sector worldwide. She is involved in the fund management group’s strategy while she promotes Meridia Capital’s franchise globally. Over the last few years Ms. Badenes has also been heavily involved in the firm's fundraising and institutionalisation efforts. She also heads the Research Department and closely follows the industry and markets.
Prior to joining Meridia Capital, she was an Executive Director in the Equity Research Department of UBS Investment Bank in London. Ms. Badenes was ranked second best analyst in the sector in Europe by the Thomson Extel Pan-European Survey. She was also selected as one of the UK’s top-10 stock-pickers from among 1,100 financial analysts. Prior to that she worked in London as a Vice President in the Equity Research Department of Dresdner Kleinwort. Ms. Badenes began her career in the Mergers & Acquisitions Department of JP Morgan and Salomon Brothers in London.
She graduated with honours in Economics and Business Administration at Universidad de Barcelona and holds an MBA from IESE Business School.