Mr Artal’s responsibilities include structuring, negotiating and executing micro cap buyouts and assisting with their management. Before joining JZ International’s Madrid office in 2016, Mr. Artal worked with Vista Capital Expansion, the private equity arm of Banco Santander in Madrid, focusing on Spanish middle market private equity investments. In addition to this, Mr. Artal worked for the European Investment Banking Division of Salomon Brothers (Citigroup) in London. Mr. Artal holds an MBA from Insead and a BA in Business Administration from the Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICADE). He speaks Spanish and English.