Spanish asset manager atl Capital Gestión de Patrimonios has appointed Mario Lafuente as partner following the firm's management committee decision.
Lafuente joined atl Capital in 2014 as an investment manager. With over 20 years' experience in the sector, he is currently responsible for managing the atl's fund Cosmos Equity Trends FII, the firm's megatrends fund.
Prior to joining atl, Lafuente worked at entities including Valira Capital Asset Management, Popular Banca Privada and Arcalia. He was also a founding partner of Triarii Partners.
Lafuente's promotion to partner raises to 20 the number of partners the firm has.
In addition to Lafuente's promotion, atl has also promoted three more employees. Susana Felpeto, deputy director of the equity team, has been promoted to director; Marta Nimo, currently responsible for atl's legal department, to director too; and Jaime Zumalacarregui, responsible for the financial advisers team, has also been named director.
atl Capital manages around €1.65bn in assets and has over 2,600 clients.