Team

Javier Faus

Chairman

As a prominent investment professional, Mr. Faus has managed numerous investments/divestments since 2001, mostly in Real Estate in Spain and Latin America and in Private Equity and Venture Capital in Spain.

In 2006 he founded Meridia Capital Partners, SGEIC, SA. Mr. Faus chairs the Board of Directors of Meridia Capital and all its Investment Committees. At present Meridia Capital is actively managing Meridia II, Meridia III and Meridia IV in Real Estate and Meridia Private Equity I. In addition to this, Meridia Capital supports the impact investing space as exclusive advisor to Franklin Templeton in Spain and Portugal for its pan-European Social Infrastructure Fund.

Mr. Faus is also an active business angel in the Spanish start up arena, investing through Mnext, which falls under the umbrella of Meridia Advisory Services.

Since 2019 he serves as President of Círculo de Economía.

Since 2016 he serves as Director of Indukern, a pharmaceutical and chemical group.

Between 2010 and 2015 he served as Vice Chairman at FC Barcelona.

Between 2010 and 2014 he also served as Director of Colonial, a leading Real Estate company publicly traded in Spain.

From 2003 to 2006 he acted as Iberian Managing Partner for Patron Capital.

Between 2001 and 2006, Mr. Faus was CEO and minority shareholder of HOVISA, a Real Estate company based in Barcelona and owner of Hotel Arts (operated by Ritz-Carlton).

Prior to his investment career, Mr. Faus worked as M&A lawyer.

Mr. Faus has won several awards, including the 2002 Deal of the Year by the International Hotel Investment Forum and the SAHIC 2011 Award for Best Investor. Meridia Capital received the Southern Europe Firm of the Year PERE award in 2016.

Mr. Faus is also active in the academic sector. He has worked with different professors at Harvard, IESE and ESADE Business Schools, helping write case studies based on his own experience.

Mr. Faus received a Law degree from Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, a Masters in International Law from Georgetown University and an MBA from ESADE Business School.

Javier Faus Meridia Capital

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