Ignacio Blasco Managing Director

StrategyDirect Lending


EducationUniversidad Autónoma de Madrid
M.B.A., ESADE, Barcelona

Prior ExperienceHoulihan Lokey
Montalbán Atlas Capital (now DC Advisory)
Société Générale

Ignacio is a Managing Director at H.I.G. WhiteHorse. He is based in the Madrid office and is responsible for all key aspects of private debt transactions in Spain, including deal origination, transaction structuring and negotiating, and post-closing portfolio company oversight.

He has 30 years of experience in finance and investment banking, with most of his career focusing on structured and leveraged loans. Prior to joining H.I.G., he was a Managing Director at Houlihan Lokey’s Corporate Finance division in Madrid, being responsible for Capital Markets Advisory and Financial Sponsor Coverage. Before that, Ignacio was a Managing Partner at Montalbán Debt Funds.

From 2011 to 2016, Ignacio was Head of Leveraged Capital Markets EMEA for Société Générale in London. Before that, he was Head of Leveraged and Acquisition Finance for Société Générale in Spain.

Ignacio holds a Law degree from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and an M.B.A. from ESADE in Barcelona.