Nexxus Iberia Fund seeks to invest in small to medium size companies in Spain. The fund will make individual investments of equity through flexible majority and minority financing solutions.





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Nexxus Iberia focuses on finding the right managment and strategies to fuel the growth of the underlying business, rather than burdening portfolio companies with high levels of debt.


Our differentiated flexible investment approach allows for both minority and majority positions to best fit the investment opportunity without sacrificing influence, focusing on liquidity, by implementing operational efficiencies and supporting companies in the international expansion process.

The team is formed by professionals with deep equity experience in several sectors, across multiple European markets and through different market cycles.


General strategy


Invest in medium-sized Spanish companies (90%), as well as other western European countries, that have high growth potential and a profile for international expansion, investing both through majority and minority positions in highly scalable platforms.


Value added

Take a proactive role in advising sponsored companies to enhance and accelerate their business plans, improve their capital structures, leverage from the complete infrastructure in Mexico to support their international expansion process, and implement international standards of corporate governance and best practices.



Mainly consumer related industries with scalable businesses in fragmented industries where value levers could be applied such as platform deals, sectors with technology disruption, high entry barriers, avoid CAPEX intensive companies, among others.


Maite Ballester

Managing Partner

Maite brings over 20 years of experience in Private Equity Equity in Spain and Portugal, as Head of Spain for 3i, Chairman of Ascri, and Private Equity Senior Advisor for EY.

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Before joining Nexxus Iberia, Maite worked six years at Booz Allen Hamilton as strategy consultant in Mexico, the UK, Spain and Portugal. Maite holds a MBA from Columbia and graduated Cum Laude in Finance and Political Science from Boston College.


She currently sits on the Boards of Repsol, Prisa Radio, and IWF (International Women Forum).

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Alejandro Diazayas


Alejandro joined Nexxus in 1997, Over his 20 years tenure in Nexxus, he has been a member of Nexxus Investment Committee; leading a number of investments and divestments in Mexico including Sports World, Moda Holding, Transnetwork, Immunotec and IPO of Genomma Lab.

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Fully dedicated to Nexxus Iberia as Managing Partner, board member and member of the in committee. Previously, he worked in a family-owned company, in charge of plant design, quality control, administrative information systems and product design.

Alejandro graduated with academic excellence in Industrial Engineering from the Universidad Iberoamericana.

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Pablo Gallo


Pablo brings over 20 years of experience in private equity, investment and operations. Before joining Nexxus Iberia, he worked at 3i, where he was Partner, for 12 years (all of them with Maite). Afterwards, Pablo worked for AZ Capital.

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More recently Pablo was an independent business consultant and investor. He holds an MBA from IESE and a degree in Economics from the University of Barcelona.

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