Montse Rius is currently Managing Director of Finance & Corporate Development at HIP Hotel Investment Partners and member of Hispania’s Board of Directors. With over 15 years of experience, she started her career in the Corporate Finance Department at Ernst & Young and signed up later for the Corporate Finance Department at Grupo Financiero Riva y Garcia. During this period, she executed M&A deals at the private market, also rights issues, IPO and delistings in the public market and advisory to Joint Ventures set-ups. She was focused on real estate and mid-market transactions.
She is also the Chairman of the Urban Land Institute in Barcelona.
Montse Rius holds a degree in International Trade from Higher School of International Trade at Pompeu Fabra University. She took a course on “Business Analysis & Valuation” and another on “Global Macroeconomic Challenges” at the London School of Economics. Also, she did a Postgraduate in Corporate Finance at ESADE Business School. In 2009, she took the course “Corporate Restructuring, Mergers & Acquisitions” at the Harvard Business School. Additionally, she was teaching Corporate Finance at ESADE Business School for 6 years.