Corporate Governance

Altamar is committed to the highest standards corporate governance
Altamar Capital Partners is an independent financial services firm made up of various enterprises, five of which are regulated: three by the CNMV (Spanish National Securities Market Commission, one by the SVS (Chilean Superintendency of Securities and Insurance, and one by the SEC (U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission).


The Altamar Group aims to meet the highest standards of corporate governance, in order to achieve the following objectives:

Have an optimal level of control within the organization

Enable timely decisions to be made

Minimize financial, regulatory, and reputational risks

Corporate governance entities

The Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of Altamar Capital Partners SL, the Group’s holding company, is the highest governing body and is at the top of the organization structure. It is formed by executive and non-executive directors to align the strategies and objectives of all the Group entities and monitor their results. It is composed of the following members:

Claudio Aguirre

President and CEO

Inés Andrade



José Luis Molina


Miguel Zurita


Fernando Olaso


Pilar Junco


Ignacio Antoñanzas


Fernando Larraín

Proprietary Non-Executive Director| President of LarrainVial

Felipe Oriol

Proprietary Non-Executive Director| ex-President and Founding Partner of Corpfin Capital

Ana Sainz de Vicuña

Proprietary Non-Executive Director| Ex-COO of Merrill Lynch Capital Markets Spain

Daniel García-Pita

Board Secretary. Non-Director |
Ex-Managing Partner of Garrigues

María Sanz

Board Vice-Secretary. Non-Director

In addition, each entity has its own Board of Directors made up of executives with extensive knowledge and experience.

Control management entities

Altamar Capital Partners has a director selection policy which ensures that proposals for the appointment or reelection of board members are based on a prior analysis of the needs of the Board of Directors, and that its composition contributes to the diversity of knowledge and professional experience. All Board Directors meet requirements of good repute, knowledge, experience, compatibility (absence of conflicts of interest), and sufficient dedication. The Board of Directors sets out the policies and procedures to be followed by the Group and has established the following supervisory bodies:

Control and Supervision Committee

A committee appointed within the Board of Directors, without executive powers, whose main functions are to monitor the information contained in the financial statements, detect the main business risks, monitor the effectiveness of internal control, and be on the alert for any new regulations that may be applicable to the Group.

Talent Management Committee

This commission is part of the Board of Directors, without executive powers, and is principally dedicated to evaluating the structure, size, composition and activities of the Board of Directors and reviewing the remuneration criteria of the group, taking care to ensure transparency. As of this, the Committee will be in charge of the compliance of the Remuneration Policy.

Internal Conduct Monitoring Body

This board is formed by the Co-Chief Operating Officer, Human Resources Partner, the Chief Risk and Compliance Officer, the Chief Operating Officer, the Chief Financial Officer and the Chief Legal Officer. Its main functions are related to the prevention and detection of criminal risks and the internal code of conduct.

Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Prevention

This committee is formed by the SEPBLAC representative, the Director of the AML department, the Chief Risk and Compliance Officer, the Chief Financial Officer, the Chief Legal Officer, and representatives from the operating unit and the investor relations unit. This committee deals with all matters relating to the prevention of money laundering, detects any potential risks, and analyzes any measures that need to be taken.

Partners Committee

An advisory and information committee, formed by the partners of Altamar Capital Partners entities.

Good Governance

The following boards have been created to uphold good corporate governance and transparency in the management of the investment vehicles managed by the Group:

Annual General Meeting/Shareholders Meeting

There is a meeting for each fund managed by Altamar Capital Partners to which all shareholders are invited. This meeting takes place on a yearly basis. The Shareholders Meeting, as the designated representative of the shareholders, has certain decision functions assigned by the fund’s legal documentation.

Investment Committee

A committee appointed for each investment fund managed by Altamar Capital Partners. Its main function is the analysis and approval of every investment/divestment decision.

Supervisory Committee

This includes major investors from private equity funds as well as representatives of minority investors. On a quarterly basis, it oversees that the Management Company is acting according to its mandate. Internally, there is a Compliance and Risk Management Unit as well as an Internal Audit Unit (delegated to Informa Consulting Compliance S.L.) which, among other functions, ensure a proper corporate governance structure and the existence of a strong culture of compliance within Altamar Capital Partners. Finally, PricewaterhouseCoopers Auditores SL audits the Group’s financial statements and the findings of the money laundering and terrorist financing prevention experts.