Javier Ibáñez



Managing Director, Iberia Restructuring Leader, Kroll

Javier Ibáñez is managing director and country head of the Restructuring practice in Spain and Portugal, based in Madrid office.

Since 2001 and until 2021, Javier has developed his career at KPMG, as part of the founding team of the Restructuring & Debt Advisory practice in Spain, having been a partner for the last 10 years. Previously he worked in corporate banking for BNL and Banco Popular.

Javier has been involved in numerous financial and operational restructuring projects, financing and refinancing processes, working for both financiers and companies.

He has extensive experience in the preparation and analysis of business plans, financial structuring and liquidity management, both in crisis environments and insolvency and pre-insolvency situations, as well as in turnaround and growth. He has also carried out CRO functions in restructuring processes. 

Javier has published numerous articles on topics related to financing and has participated as a speaker at numerous economic and business events and forums. 


Financial and operational restructuring and enforcement of security, including investigation, preservation and realization of assets for investors, lenders and companies.

Distressed M&A and Special Situations

Kroll professionals have advised hundreds of companies, investors and other stakeholders at all stages of distressed transactions and special situations.

Transaction Advisory Services

Kroll’s Transaction Advisory Services platform offers corporate and financial investors with deep accounting and technical expertise, commercial knowledge, industry insight and seamless analytical services throughout the deal continuum.

Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Advisory

Kroll’s investment banking practice has extensive experience in M&A deal strategy and structuring, capital raising, transaction advisory services and financial sponsor coverage.