Frankfurt, 25 April 2016 – Pablo Merino Villanueva (43) has joined the Spanish team of Silverton Financial Advisors (Silverton), with immediate effect.

As a partner of Silverton, he will take over responsibility for sourcing and consultancy services for Silverton clients acquiring through mortgage and real estate transactions, in both the commercial and residential fields. He will also be responsible for management of the loan and property portfolio and for downstream loan and real estate management. Silverton’s consultancy services in Spain are focussed on providing integrated support for investors not having their own representation in the Iberian Peninsula.

Pablo Merino Villanueva is an MRICS, with over 15 years‘ experience in the real estate sector. Before joining Silverton, he was Head of Acquisitions and Asset Management at Anglia Investments, where he was responsible for transaction management and organising the capital structure and implementation of high-end real estate transactions. An acknowledged expert in the areas of financing, sales, asset management and letting, at other stages in his professional career he has worked for inter alia Banco Santander, ING REIM Southern Europe and Jones Lang LaSalle. During his career, Pablo Merino Villanueva has facilitated real estate transactions worth a total of around two billion Euro.

Jascha Hofferbert, Director and joint founder of Silverton Financial Advisors, comments: „In expanding our Spanish branch with Pablo Merino Villanueva, for our clients we will be able to take even better advantage of the opportunities on the recovering Spanish property market. We anticipate that the investment climate on the Iberian Peninsula will continue to stabilise and even improve in the medium term, so it is important for us to have a strong local team of experts to be able to identify and take advantage of opportunities at an early stage.“