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Today, still wholly owned and operated by its partners, Bluemint is lead by team of seasoned partners, that hold a solid track record of senior management roles, top tier advisory and financial investment.

 

DIEGO HERNANDO                                                                                                                  Partner

Diego is currently Managing Partner of Bluemint Capital. Before, he was a partner at HM Global Capital LLC, a NYC-based RIA (Registered Investment Advisor) specialized in technology research and investments.

Prior to this, he was Global Head of Equities at Auriga Investors SV and Managing Partner and Director of Research of Midas Corretora SVB. Along with his partners, he sold the business to BBVA and became a board member of BBVA Midas S.A.

Further back, he was an Equity Research Analyst covering Spanish companies, especially TMT and Industrial stocks in several Investment Banks in the UK since 1989.

He graduated and holds a Master in Law from Universidad CEU San Pablo de Madrid.

PEDRO VAN ZELLER                                                                                                                  Partner

Pedro has held several senior positions in banking and financial services, notably as Board Member of Banco Primus, which he co-founded, and Executive Committee Member of BBVA Portugal, where he also acted as CEO of BBVA Privanza. For more than 20 years he built a consistent career in financial services that encompasses senior positions with Grupo Espírito Santo, Deutsche Bank and BCP.

After successfully selling Banco Primus, in 2008 he decided to launch Absolut Midas which lately became part of Bluemint Capital. In addition, since 1994 Pedro is an active entrepreneur, having funded investment initiatives in ventures ranging from consumer goods to high tech.

He holds a BA degree in Business Management from Universidade do Porto.