Fiduciam welcomes new general counsel to foster growth and innovation
Fiduciam, the institutionally funded bridging and development lender, proudly announces the appointment of Borja De Ramon as General Counsel, a key addition to the company’s expanding leadership team.
Borja brings a wealth of expertise and a dynamic background, holding a dual degree in law and business administration from Universidad Pontificia Comillas (ICADE E-3) and recently completing an Executive MBA at IESE in 2022.
With an impressive career trajectory, Borja commenced his professional journey at Linklaters Spain, where he spent six years in the M&A department.
During this time, he played a pivotal role in advising on public and private M&A transactions, joint ventures, cross-border restructuring deals, and management incentive plans.
His active participation in the corporate governance of both listed and non-listed Spanish entities showcased his dedication to excellence in the legal field.
Following his tenure at Linklaters, Borja demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit by establishing the legal department of ThePower, a prominent and award-winning Spanish start-up providing educational services.
In this capacity, he led financing rounds and took responsibility for all legal aspects of the company.
This included negotiating corporate and contractual agreements, implementing employment policies, ensuring compliance, and designing international tax structures.
Expressing his enthusiasm about joining Fiduciam, Borja stated:
“I am very excited to join Fiduciam. I am impressed by the young talent of the team and their ambitious plan to become a leading platform in direct lending in Europe, providing excellent service to all their stakeholders.”
Johan Groothaert, CEO at Fiduciam, commented:
“We are thrilled to welcome Borja to our team. His extensive legal background and entrepreneurial experience align seamlessly with Fiduciam’s vision for growth and innovation.
We believe that Borja will play a crucial role in strengthening our position in the direct lending market in Europe.
Borja joining our team is very timely, considering the demand for direct lending is higher than ever before in Europe, and Fiduciam is extremely well positioned to grab a large part of this market growth thanks to its advanced IT platform and stellar loan book track record. ”
Fiduciam looks forward to leveraging Borja’s expertise to further strengthen its position as a leader in the industry.