Trilantic Europe Founding Partners have worked together on average for over 20 years with an average tenure for all Partners and Principals of over 10 years.
Key pan-European languages spoken by our Investment Professionals
All investment professionals are fully fluent in at least two of our key languages with over 40% fully proficient in three or more languages
Years with the firm of our Investment Professionals
In addition to the investment team and finance professionals, Trilantic Europe’s network is supplemented by 12 Operating Partners and Senior Advisors as well as the Advisory Council, which has been active and chaired by Lord Baker since 2004, bringing together a group of 18 prominent Council members. Trilantic Europe draws upon their collective experience and relationships to help source investments, assist with investment evaluation and due diligence, as well as to provide post acquisition support.
Antonio Oporto’s core expertise is in industry, transport, energy and banking. He has served as a Director of the Board of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in London, where he has chaired the Budget and Administration Committee and the Financial Operations and Policies Committee during his five years mandate. Antonio has 27 years of experience as senior executive and CEO of industrial companies. He served in various senior positions in Alstom during 14 years, including Country President Spain as well as other global positions based in France. Previous to that, Antonio was a senior executive of the SEPI (Spanish entity for privatisations) during 10 years and was the chief negotiator of several critical files. He has been a member of the Advisory Council on Energy and Transport of the European Commission and has served as Director of the Board of nearly 20 listed and private companies, including the Spanish Arab Bank, Dragados/ACS, Talgo and Eolia.
Antonio is a Knight of the Order of Merit of the French Republic and has been an Honorary Patron of the Spanish Royal Academy of History. He holds a PhD in Economics and Business from University of Málaga, and has lectured there, at Witwatersrand University in South Africa and more recently at CUNEF in Madrid. Antonio currently chairs the Spanish Financial Forum in London. He has followed seminars both at Wharton Business School and at Harvard. A former pupil of the official German School in Spain, Antonio is fluent in German, French and English in addition to his Spanish mother tongue.