We project the DNA of our industrial family business in the management of our investment portfolio
We take a leading role in an ecosystem in which family businesses are the backbone of our economy, guaranteeing the stability, development and well-being of the following generations.
At Whitehole, we share with Velatia, our family-owned company, values such as long-term vision, responsibility and commitment to the environment, fundamental in our investment dynamics. In order to guarantee the achievement of our return, risk and liquidity objectives, we make growth and economic results compatible with the multigenerational responsibility of belonging to a business family.
Our investment principles
We invest with “skin in the game” as majority investors.
Our network of co- investors is aligned with our risk, profitability and liquidity goals.
We have an experienced, specialized and complementary team.
We generate and share investment ideas and proprietary deals.
We are active investors through robust investment, management and divestment processes.
Our investment discipline is based on continuous portfolio monitoring.
Our value creation strategies are based on levers that are sustainable over time.
We implement incentive systems that align the interests of the different stakeholders.
We continuously assess
the global risks and
opportunities around us
We are part of an ecosystem in which financial markets are at the center of strategic decisions.
We study global macroeconomic trends and adapt to the environment through active management strategies, with a focus on risk control, to provide visibility to the achievement of our return objectives.
We manage our investments in liquid assets through two complementary strategies with a philosophy of generating value in the medium term.
We are a direct investment company with the values of an industrial family business
Our origins are industrial and technological, we are actively involved in the growth of the companies in which we participate, sharing risks and benefits, aligned with the rest of the shareholders.
Leading multinational group in the manufacture and sale of capital goods for the transport and distribution of electrical energy. It generates more than EUR 700M in revenues and employs 4,000 people worldwide.
Leading European machine shop specialized in refrigeration applications, with plants in Spain, Germany, China and Mexico. Manufacturing processes based on fast, non-labor- intensive production chains and high knowledge of processes and machinery.
Leading manufacturer and marketer of single- use soapy sponges in Spain with a market share of 80%.
Products intended for nursing homes, hospitals and health centers and retail stores.
DAGU is the second Spanish producer of eggs and egg products, with a turnover of more than EUR 90M and farms distributed throughout the national territory.
It has a diversified client portfolio, being a supplier to the vast majority of national retailers.
Scaffolding rental and assembly group, leader in northern Spain in the residential façade rehabilitation sector.
Leading company in the European market for smart measurement technologies in e- commerce, retail and workwear. Naiz.fit was founded by Whitehole in 2017 and sold to MySizeID in 2022
The technology and benefits of electric mobility, connected and autonomous at the service of the development of a decarbonized agricultural sector.
In Private Equity, we invest in cash-generating industrial companies (EBITDA between EUR 2.0M and EUR 8.0M), by taking preferably majority holdings.
We are looking for leading companies in the market in which they operate, excellent management teams and scalable competitive advantages that we can support in their organic and inorganic growth processes.
We have extensive experience in generating sustainable operational and financial value, combining complementary capabilities and working as a team.
He reconciles his role as the company's top manager with his participation in governing bodies of other family companies.
He is a Mechanical Engineer from the Parks College of Engineering and Aviation (Saint Louis University, Missouri) and an Executive MBA from ESADE.
He has 21 years of experience in Investment Banking, BBVA Corporate & Investment Banking, where he was Sector Lead for Utilities and Infrastructure in the Advisory team, providing financial advice to IBEX 35 companies.
He is Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Financial Risk Manager (FRM), Master in Investment Banking, alumni of the FIE program (MIT) and Telecommunications Engineer from the University of the Basque Country.
He has more than 25 years’ experience in Technology Strategy, developed at Ikusi-Velatia.
He is an Electronic Engineer and Executive MBA from the Instituto de Empresa.
He has 14 years’ experience in Private Banking, Securities Companies and Management Companies of IICs where in recent years he has carried out investment fund valuation work, reporting and collaboration with the CFO.
He has a degree in Economics from the University of the Basque Country.
He is currently a director at MEK, DAGU, Jalsosa, Grupo Ganuza and Zetrack. Previously he was a director at Naiz (now MySize), Natra and Natraceutical (now Reig Jofré).
Previously, Galo developed his professional career leading mergers and acquisitions operations and strategy projects at B+I Strategy and Unilever.
He has a degree in Business Administration and Management and an MBA from Deusto Business School, La Comercial, where he has also taught the subject of “Strategic Management” for years.
He has spent most of his career in Global Markets at Bank of America Merrill Lynch with a focus on derivative products’ solutions for institutional clients. At Whitehole he leverages this knowledge to manage the Global Macro portfolio.
Mario has a degree in Economics from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland and has a double Master's degree in Banking & Finance from the University of St. Gallen and International Management from ESADE.
He is currently a member of the Whitehole Private Equity team and a director of Grupo Ganuza. Previously, Juan participated in financial Due Diligence and Vendor Assistance in the telecommunications, infrastructure and industry sectors within the Deloitte M&A Spanish team.
Juan has a double degree in Business Administration, Management and Law from the Deusto Business School, La Comercial, and he is also a member of the IBP Institute.
He is currently a member of the liquid investments team, covering the equity strategy. Previously, he was part of the consulting area of PwC, giving support to the financial and management control departments of large companies.
Patrick is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and has a double degree in Business Administration, Management and Law from Deusto Business School, La Comercial.
He has 20 years’ experience in Fixed Income Trading at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. In his last role, he was global head of the non-linear trading team, managing options risk across all asset classes, with a primary focus on interest rates and currencies. At Whitehole, he currently advises funds on Macro Trading and Hedging strategies.
He holds a degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Queen's University Belfast, Ireland.
She has 15 years’ experience in the Technology area of BME (Spanish Stock Exchanges and Markets), where she has developed support and implementation of systems with an international scope. She has previously worked in the Technology departments of EJIE (Basque Government) and Euskaltel.
She has a degree in Physical Sciences from the University of Newcastle Upon Time (United Kingdom) and an Executive MBA from LaSalle.