José Luis Pérez
José Luis has over 30 years of experience in long/short equity and proprietary trading. He was a founding partner of Shelter Island and co-manager of Shelter Island Offshore Fund Ltd. from 2003 -2008. Before this, he ran HVB Group’s Madrid Risk Arbitrage and Equity Proprietary Trading businesses. Prior to that, he also headed the Equity Derivatives Trading Business at Banco Santander for nine years. He has extensive experience in derivatives, options arbitrage, cash and carry, risk arbitrage, event driven, technical analysis and directional investments. José Luis holds an M.A. in Economics & B.Sc. in Business Administration from the University of Illinois.
José Ignacio Arenzana
SENIOR RESEARCH ANALYST
José Ignacio has 31 years of experience in banking, investment research and business development. He started his career as a sell side equity analyst at Beta Capital in Madrid and prior to joining his current position in 2014, he was the consumer equity specialist at Shelter Island Capital Management in Madrid. Has also worked at Bankers Trust in New York and at UBS in Madrid. José Ignacio has held senior management positions at three growth retailers (KA International, Maison Décor and Imaginarium) and was responsible for the rollout in Europe of eEye Digital Security. He has also been an associate professor at IE University in Madrid. He holds an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management and a BS degree in Business Administration from Boston University.
Javier joined the team in November 2016 with over 32 years of professional experience in equity sales. Javier worked as a broker specializing in European equities at Banco Sabadell from 2011-2016. He was also a Founding Partner of Iberian Equities Agencia de Valores, as well as, head of the European equity sales team from 2002-2010. From 2000-2002, he recruited director level executives with Russell Reynolds Associates. Javier served as the Director of Equity Sales Department at BBVA Bolsa, SVB from 1991-1996. Before this, he was Senior Sell Side Analyst at Benito y Monjardin from 1988 -1991. He started his career at Eagle Star, now Zurich Insurance, as a pension plan consultant. Javier holds a Law Degree from Universidad San Pablo CEU.