Juan Velayos is the Founder & Managing Partner of JV20, a real estate investment and Advisory firm based in Spain. Juan was previously the CEO of Spanish homebuilder Neinor Homes, a company owned by Lonestar, which he led to a successful IPO in 2017.
He also held several other senior executive positions, including Managing Partner at Alantra (Real Estate investment management), Partner at PWC (leading transactions services firstly for Spain and afterwards globally), CEO at homebuilder Mixta Africa, and CEO at Real Estate public company Renta Corporación. Juan started his career at Uría Menéndez Abogados, one of the leading Spanish law firms, where he became Partner at 31.
Juan holds a Law Degree from Abat Oliba University and an EMBA from IESE Business School.
Juan started his career at Uría Menéndez Abogados, where he became partner at 31 in the M&A, Capital Markets and Real Estate practice.
Afterwards, from June 2007 until 2011, Juan was CEO for the public real estate company Renta Corporación, leading the restructuring process (€800 million in debt) and managing more than € 1,000 million in assets. During 2011 he was also CEO for Mixta Africa, a homebuilder with presence in six different North African companies.
Then, at 38, he became partner at PWC leading the transactions real estate practice, firstly for Spain and afterwards globally.
In December 2014, Juan joined the Spanish homebuilder Neinor Homes as CEO, a company owned by Lonestar until its IPO in March 2017.
Actually, Juan is Managing Partner at Alantra, leading the Real Estate Asset Management business.
Juan holds a Law Degree from Abat Oliba University and a EMBA from IESE