Who we are

ARGIS has a team capable of adding value through the entire Real Estate value chain. Thanks to our experience and deep understanding of the sector, we operate with a meticulous approach that enables us to achieve outstanding and results. Our focus is on trust, which is the essence we convey to our partners, investors and clients.

Founded in 2015 by Alejandro Schuvaks and Carlos Zucchi, our business has over 40 years of combined experience in Private Equity and Real Estate, cultivating enduring social, sustainable, and financial values. Since our beginnings, we have been committed to make a positive impact in communities, while ensuring exceptional risk-adjusted returns for our valued investors.

Meet the expert team

Alejandro Schuvaks

Founding Partner

Alejandro Schuvaks

Founding Partner

Alejandro founded ARGIS in Madrid during 2015 after twelve years of experience in investment funds. He was previously part of Viola Partners’ (Carmel Ventures, Viola PE) investment team, the largest Private Equity and Venture Capital fund in lsrael.

During 2013, he acquired Barugel Azulay, a leading company in luxury construction materials in Argentina, for US$18 million through a leveraged buyout (LBO).
Previously, he was a member of Pegasus -Merrill Lynch PREF I investment team where he analysed more than US$ 500 million in real estate deals in Argentina.

Alejandro has a degree in Business Economics and a Master in Finance, both from the Torcuato Di Tella University in Buenos Aires.

Alejandro Schuvaks

Founding Partner

Alejandro founded ARGIS in Madrid during 2015 after twelve years of experience in investment funds. He was previously part of Viola Partners’ (Carmel Ventures, Viola PE) investment team, the largest Private Equity and Venture Capital fund in lsrael.

During 2013, he acquired Barugel Azulay, a leading company in luxury construction materials in Argentina, for US$18 million through a leveraged buyout (LBO).
Previously, he was a member of Pegasus –Merrill Lynch PREF I investment team where he analysed more than US$ 500 million in real estate deals in Argentina.

Alejandro has a degree in Business Economics and a Master in Finance, both from the Torcuato Di Tella University in Buenos Aires.

Carlos Zucchi

Founding Partner

Carlos joined ARGIS as Partner and CEO in 2015. He previously led Advent International’s Argentina office, one of the largest and most important private equity fund managers in the world. Previously he held leadership roles in various funds and investment funds for more than twelve years.

Carlos has executed investments in Latin America and the United States in a wide range of industries: real estate, electronic payments, consumption, retail, infrastructure and energy. He also served as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director for several portfolio companies. Carlos holds a degree in Business Economics from the Torcuato Di Tella University, a Master in Finance from the CEMA University and an MBA from the London Business School.

Javier Romero

Chief Financial Officer

Javier Romero joined ARGIS Living as Chief Financial Officer in 2020, bringing with him a robust background in management and finance. Prior to joining ARGIS, he held significant roles in the financial sector.

Before joining ARGIS, Javier served as an Audit Accountant at Hilton London Angel Islington. Subsequently, he took on the role of Financial Controller and Executive Coordinator at Thorp Design Ltd in London, where he played a crucial role in financial management.

Javier obtained his diploma in Business Studies in 2010 and a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration in 2012. Further enhancing his expertise, he completed the ACCA program in Finance at Westminster Business School in 2016.

His combination of education and experience has been instrumental in contributing to the financial success of the companies he has been associated with throughout his career.

Leah Listenberg

Head of Investor Relations

Leah joined ARGIS as the Head of Investor Relations in 2024.

Prior to this, Leah held the role of VP at IBI PILLAR, a real estate fund within IBI Investment House.

Leah holds a Bachelor's degree in Accounting and Economics from Tel Aviv University.

Her extensive background in project management and business development makes her an asset to the ARGIS team.

Javier Gómez

Senior Advisor

Javier Gómez, serves as a Senior Advisor at ARGIS since 2023, bringing years of experience to the team. He holds an MBA in General Finance from Comillas Pontifical University and a Bachelor's in General Finance from Coventry University

Currently a Professor in the Advanced Program in Commercial Real Estate Management at IE Business School since 2021, Javier's commitment to educational excellence spans over 2 years. He also holds the position of CEO at MYJOJA INVERSIONES SL since 2019, showcasing over 5 years of leadership. Prior to this, he played a pivotal role at Aelca as CEO/Co-founder and Board Member.

His professional journey also includes serving as Deputy General Manager at ACP LEVEL, S.L., and contributing as Business Development Director at Masal Desarrollos Integrales.

In 2023, Javier Gómez joined ARGIS as a Senior Advisor, blending his extensive industry experience and strategic insights to further enhance the team's capabilities. His reputation as a comprehensive leader in both the real estate and financial sectors continues to grow, fueled by an impressive career trajectory.

Ricardo Moreno

Senior Advisor

Ricardo is currently a senior advisor at Globant, one of the most important technology companies in the world, and at Boston Consulting Group, a leading international strategy consulting firm.

Between 2009 and 2019, Ricardo served as Global Head of Engineering & COO at BBVA and also as Executive President of the firm in Argentina.

Ricardo is a systems engineer from UBA with training at institutions such as INSEAD and New York University (NYU).

Alexander Weatherall

Senior Analyst

Alex joined ARGIS as a senior investment analyst in early 2023, after four years of experience in the Real Estate market.

Before joining ARGIS, he was part of the Alantra Investment bank and Real Estate team, acting as a capital markets analyst on sell-side asset divestments, across multiple typologies for national and international clients. Previously, he was also part of the Aura Real Estate team, conducting valuations and research for NPL and REO portfolios across the Iberian Market.

Alex holds a BEng in Civil Engineering from the University of Southampton and a Master’s degree in construction management from the Polytechnical University of Madrid.

Ignacio Cortiñas

Senior Analyst

Ignacio joined ARGIS in 2024 after 4 years of experience in real estate & finance. Previously part of the All Iron RE investment team where he participated in the acquisition of hospitality & residential assets in Spain as well as in the management of the portfolio of All Iron RE I SOCIMI. He was also part of the CG Capital Europe advising in sale & financing operations.

Ignacio holds a degree in Business Economics and Law, both from the Universidad Pontificia de Comillas - ICADE in Madrid and is fluent in Spanish and English and has intermediate knowledge of French.

Miguel Carballo

Analyst

Miguel is a Certified European Financial Analyst (CEFA®), one of the most prestigious international financial certifications awarded by the European Federation of Financial Analysts Societies (EFFAS).

Before joining ARGIS, Miguel worked in the private banking department at Deutsche Bank, advising HNWI and companies.

Previously, he worked as a financial analyst at Working Capital Corporate Finance. Miguel holds a degree in Business and Law from the University of A Coruña and a master’s in Financial Markets and Institutions from CUNEF.

Manuel Matías

Legal Advisor

Manuel Matías, joins ARGIS as legal advisor. His focus encompasses commercial contracting, corporate law, and providing counsel on diverse corporate operations such as M&A, joint ventures, capitalization, financing operations, and resolution of shareholder conflicts.

Additionally, Manuel excels in real estate law, particularly in property acquisition operations in Spain and Europe.

In his capacity as a legal professional, Manuel also takes on the role of the secretary of the Board of Directors in several national and international companies. Before joining Tornos Abogados, he gained valuable experience advising both national and international companies at Gómez-Acebo & Pombo Abogados and Fornesa Abogados.

He holds a law degree from the University of Barcelona and furthered his education with a Master's in Corporate Finance & Law from Esade, Ramon Llull University (2010-2011).

Luis Ugarte

Tax and Legal Expert

Luis focuses on the taxation of real estate investments, real estate funds, inbound real estate investors, M&A, and in pioneering transactions with institutional investors (SICAVs, SILs, FIIs, hedge funds) and SOCIMIs.

Founded U&R law firm to advise investors and investment sponsors with respect to tax-efficient investment structures, ongoing SOCIMIs qualification, M&A among others.

Luis has a Law degree from Universidad Pontificia Comillas and an LLM in Corporate Taxation from Instituto de Empresa. He also is a professor at the Tax Department of Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Yishai Fuchs

Shareholder and Board Member

Yishai Fuchs joined ARGIS as Shareholder and Board member in 2023, with a robust background in investment and finance with deep financial knowledge, specializing in alternative investments with a focus on Israel, North America and Europe. His expertise spans to asset allocation, real estate, debt products, securities, hedge funds, and private equity.

He is a FOX Group board member, leading retail group, currently listed on the TASE with a market cap of over $1.15Bn. FOX has presence across 14 countries, over 600 stores worldwide and +10k employees.

Moreover, Yishai is Board member at Prime Mortgage and Finance Management and CIO in Fuchs Investments, overseeing a diverse portfolio across all Real Estate sectors.

He holds a degree and Msc in Environmental and Business Management.

Yishai Fuchs’s career is a testament to his leadership in investment and his pioneering contributions to various sectors, including technology and environmental sustainability.

Our numbers speak for themselves

9

of track record

+40

of partners combined experience

+30

with operations platform team added

Mission

Offer profitable Real Estate solutions that add value to society

Our mission is to anticipate market needs and trends offering innovative Real Estate solutions that add value to society and maximize returns for our partners.

Vision

Transform the Real Estate of the present to inspire the solutions of the future

Our experience and capacity to adapt will allow us to satisfy the present and future demand needs of a constantly evolving society through the development of profitable, innovative and sustainable proposals.

Values

Transparency

We act honestly and openly, drawing on our experience and industry knowledge to earn your trust.

Team

We have a highly skilled team capable of enhancing every aspect of the Real Estate value chain.

Innovation

We anticipate and stay ahead of trends, offering and designing new solutions.

Results

We operate meticulously to achieve outstanding and measurable results.

Sustainability

We adapt to present and future societal demands with profitable, innovative, and sustainable proposals.

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