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Our Team

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.


Javier Bañón


Founding Partner

Javier Bañón is one of the three Founding Partners of Trilantic Europe. Prior to joining Lehman Brothers Merchant Banking in 2004 as Co-Head for Merchant Banking in Europe, Javier was a Managing Director of DB Capital Partners and Bankers Trust Private Equity Group, responsible for the origination, execution, oversight and monetisation of private equity transactions in Latin America. Prior to DB Capital Partners, Javier was Chief Financial Officer of the industrial division of IF Group, a privately-owned group with industrial and financial operations throughout Spain, the United States and Latin America. Prior to that, he was Deputy General Manager of Serpeska Group, a Spanish group dedicated to food processing and distribution. Javier also practised as an Attorney at Law. Javier is a director of Talgo and Grupo Pacha.


Trilantic Europe


35 Portman Square
London, W1H 6LR
United Kingdom


Trafalgar Court
St Peter Port
Guernsey, GY1 4LY


26 Bd Royal
L-2449 Luxembourg