Corporate Finance and Investment Banking

In Bespoke, we have a team of more than 100 high-level professionals specialized in each of our areas of interest.


Aitor Elustondo Casas


Aitor worked for Banco Santander as the Global Responsible for Syndicated Loans, Insurance and Distribution. He has also worked for BBVA and Savia Financing. During his professional career, he has managed large loan books (€750 million) and bond portfolios (€300 million). He has gained extensive experience in major debt restructurings during the financial crisis. He was also an advisor to the LMA (Loan Markets Association) for 9 years.

Aitor has a Degree in Economics and Business Administration from the Universidad del País Vasco and has a Master in Financial Markets from the Universidad CEU San Pablo, Madrid. He has extensive experience coordinating academic programs and has been providing financial training for 15 years. He is a Coach for the EEC and a volunteer with Africa Directo.

Gonzalo Ávila Lizeranzu


Gonzalo has nearly 20 years of experience in Corporate Finance and Investment Banking. He has held management responsibilities at Accenture, Sacyr, Ahorro Corporación, KPMG and Ferrovial, in the field of investment and corporate and project financing. He is currently the Managing Director of Bibium Capital Partners.

Gonzalo has an economics degree from the UAM, an Executive MBA from IE, a Master in Corporate Finance and Investment Banking from the IEB, and a Master's Degree in Management and Financing of Infrastructures and Public Services from the College of Civil Engineers and the UPM. He has extensive teaching experience teaching finance at universities and business schools of reference.



Itziar Letamendi

Itziar gained more than 18 years of experience in credit, financing and banking at PwC, BBVA and Santander. She is currently Managing Director at Banco Santander where she is responsible for debt financing products in Continental Europe, including Bonds, Syndicated Loans, Acquisition Finance and Structured Finance. She has very strong analytical skills, proactive, creative, with a proven ability to coordinate international teams and manage complex situations. She is also a Member of the Board of Directors of the Loan Market Association (LMA).

She has a degree in Business Administration, Industry and Logistics from the University of Deusto and Mannheim with post-graduate studies in Investment Banking. She also lectures on finance and she has several publications.


Itziar Gómez de la Vega

Itziar has more than 17 years of experience in the Banking sector and 15 in the field of Capital Markets, Fixed Income, Origination and Syndication, Credit Analysis and Portfolio Management. She has worked in both in the private corporations in the public sector. She has worked for ICO, Caja España, Banesto, and the European Bank of Finance. She is currently the Director for debt solutions at Ahorro Corporación.

She has Ph.D. in Economics and Finance from the Universidad Pontificia de Comillas. She combines her professional activities with financial training at ICADE and the ICADE Graduate Business School in the area of financial markets, portfolio management and international finance.


José Antonio Gil Gago

José Antonio has more than 25 years of experience in Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions, Private Equity Investments, Corporate Development. He has worked in positions of responsibility at Alpha Corporate (Deloitte Corporate Finance), M & A International Inc, and Ahorro Corporación. He is currently working for VibeCapital and give financial and strategic advice to its clients.

He holds a degree in Business Administration (BBA) with a specialty in Finance from the Haworth College of Business at Western Michigan University. He also has an MBA from IESIDE and has a specialization in Corporate Finance from IE.

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