European Investment Bank (EIB)
SUMMIT ON EARTH OBSERVATION BUSINESS
BioLuis Cervera Lozano is Investment Officer at the Growth Finance & Venture Debt division of the European Investment Bank (EIB), the EU Bank. He manages EIB’s investments into New Space start-ups and scale-ups through venture loans out of Luxembourg. He has been Investment Officer at the EIB since June 2014, first as corporate banker to non-investment grade companies for two years, and later as venture banker to start-ups for six years, working both across EU Member States and technology sectors such as telecom, software, industrials, and space. Prior to becoming an EU civil servant, he spent four years in banking industry, mainly as investment banking advisor at U.S. boutique Lincoln International, supporting cross-border generalist M&A deals in Spain and Russia. Prior to that, he worked as an intern at Bank Santander’s private banking arm BANIF. Luis Cervera Lozano holds a Bachelor & Master’s degree (Licenciatura) in Economics from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain), including an exchange year at Université Paris Dauphine (France).
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SSF / SEOB
Perspectives on EU Space Financing