JB Capital Markets is an independent firm focused in the provision of high value added financial services. Founded in 2008 by Javier Botín, its chairman, JB Capital Markets relies on an experienced team and the privileged access to a wide base of institutional investors on a global scale which are offered investment opportunities based on deep knowledge and insight of the Spanish markets.

The high value added service that JB Capital Markets offers its clients in the financial markets is based on the brokerage and advisory skills and experience of more than 175 professionals. This team adds to a firm-wide commitment in all steps of the transactions, securing excellence in execution together with a differentiated and out of the box approach.

Furthermore, the independence of the firm ensures a total alignment of interests with its clients and a strong focus in long term relationship building based on trust and integrity.

Since its foundation, the teams at JB Capital Markets have participated in a growing number of deals and capital markets transactions, with a total combined value exceeding €10Bn.

The firm has a worldwide client base of more that 400 institutional investors, manages distressed debt portfolios amounting to €4.9Bn, and offers research coverage on more than 60 public Spanish companies.

JB Capital Markets is a leading broker-dealer in the Spanish market, member of the Madrid Stock Exchange, and is supervised by the Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores (CNMV).

Key Figures

JB Capital Markets is experiencing a solid growth in all its business metrics

Successfully closed transactions
Domestic and international investors in the firm’s client / counterparties base
Companies under coverage by the research team
Million euros in revenues
(as of December 31st 2015)
Million euros in total assets
(as of December 31st 2015)
Million euros in net equity
(as of December 31st 2015)
Years of experience on average in its management team
Billion euros in assets under management in distressed debt

Corporate Governance

The aim is to place the firm’s experience, imagination and work at the service of its clients. The firm is managed by a Board of Directors headed by Javier Botín (Executive Chairman), Jose Manuel Hernandez Beneyto (Vice Chairman – Non Executive Director (Other External)), Alberto García Elías (CEO), Javier Aliño (Non Executive Director (Other External)), Fernando Martín (Non Executive Director (Other External)), María Gracia Rubio (Independent Director),Jesús Rodrigo (Non Executive Director)