Pamplona Capital Management is pleased to announce the appointment of Pedro Rapallo as an Operating Partner in order to supplement its deal team and support its focus on the Iberian Peninsula. In this new position, Pedro, along with the Pamplona Capital team, will drive new investment opportunities in Spain and Portugal.
"Pedro brings a wealth of local knowledge and expertise in Spain and Portugal and a large experience in the global financial services industry. Pedro's insight will be invaluable for Pamplona Capital as we increase our focus on investment opportunities in Iberia," said John Halsted, Managing Partner at Pamplona Capital.
Pedro Rapallo brings 20 years of business and consulting experience to Pamplona Capital. Most recently, Pedro was a Partner and Managing Director at The Boston Consulting Group, with a focus on financial services in Iberia and wholesale transactional banking globally. Prior to joining The Boston Consulting Group, Rapallo worked for Oliver Wyman as a Partner in their financial services team focusing on corporate strategy, wholesale banking and risk and capital management, and was a visiting scholar at the Department of Economics at the University of California San Diego.
A native of Madrid, Spain, Rapallo holds bachelor degrees in Law and Business Administration from the Universidad Pontificia de Comillas, and a Masters and C.Phil. in Economics from the University of California, San Diego.
Pamplona Capital Management is a London and New York based specialist investment manager established in 2005 that provides an alternative investment platform across private equity, fund of hedge funds and single manager hedge fund investments.
Pamplona Capital Management, LLP manages over USD 10 billion in assets across a number of funds for a variety of clients including public pension funds, international wealth managers, multinational corporations, family offices and funds of hedge funds. Pamplona is currently managing its fourth private equity fund, Pamplona Capital Partners IV LP, which raised $4 billion in 2014. Pamplona invests long-term capital across the capital structure of its portfolio companies in both public and private market situations.