José Luis Molina

Founder, Altamar Capital Partners Co-CEO and Co-Chief Investment Officer

Research and Investments

Altamar Private Equity


Managing Partner

Prior to founding Altamar Jose Luis worked at Lehman Brothers for more than 10 years in New York and London. He was a Senior Vice President responsible for the origination and execution of direct investments in European Buyouts on behalf of the Lehman Brothers Merchant Banking Fund.

Lehman Brothers Merchant Banking was one of the pioneers in the Buyout industry managing c.$3.5 billion in 2004 (completing 27 transactions). José Luis was responsible for transactions such as Eutelsat (France), Inmarsat (UK), New Skies (Holland), Intelsat (USA.) and ITP (Spain). Prior to joining the Private Equity team, José Luis worked in the Investment Banking division as member of the Global Technology Group, first in New York and subsequently in London.

Before working in Lehman Brothers, he worked in the Mergers and Acquisitions team at Credit Lyonnais/Iberagentes Bolsa in Madrid between 1991 and 1993.

José Luis holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Business Administration from C.U.N.E.F. (Madrid 1985-1990) and completed a MBA with honors from Columbia University (New York 1993-1995).