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Doctor in business administration from Universidad Católica de Valencia, degree in business administration from Universidad de Valencia, PDD and Executive Education Certificate from IESE Business School (University of Navarra).

Former Director of Administration and Finance in Silomar Group (Nutrition Sector and Industrial Refrigeration), Financial Director of the Water Business Unit in the Grupo Mondragón (irrigation systems), and more recently former Head of Administration at Grupo Astroc (Construction, Urban , Energy, Media, and Financial ONL).

Since 2002 has been professor of finance at ESIC Business & Marketing School in the MBA programmes, Executive MBA and Master in Financial Management.

Since joining ONEtoONE Corporate Finance, Francisco Duato has developed a wealth of experience and success in the financial landscape. His tenure at the firm has been marked by notable achievements in deal closures across diverse sectors. Francisco's expertise covers services, retail, manufacturing, distribution, and food industries, showcasing his versatility in navigating various business domains. Through his strategic approach he has played a pivotal role in facilitating successful transactions, solidifying ONEtoONE Corporate Finance's reputation as a trusted M&A advisor. Francisco Duato's accomplishments underline his commitment to delivering exceptional results and contributing to the firm's growth and success over the years.


Executive Education, IESE Business School, Spain

Doctor in Business Management, Universidad Catolica de Valencia San Vicente Martir, Spain

PDD, IESE Business School, Spain

Degree in advanced studies, Finncial Economics and Accounting, Universitat de Valencia, Spain


Partner, ONEtoONE Corporate Finance

Treasurer, Colegio de Economistas de Valencia

President and Founding member, Club de Mentores de la Facultad de Economia University of Valencia

Finance Professor, ESIC Business and Marketing School

Finance Professor, ICEMD

Assocate Professor, Universidad Catolica de Valencia San Vicente Martir

Administration Director, CV Capital

Financial Director, Irrimon SA

Administration and Finance Director, Silomar Elaborados y Distribucion SL

Junior Consultant, Despacho Profesional

Track Record

Managed acqisition of two companies in the drip irrigation activity

Participated in the IPO of Astroc

International Experience

Spain (ES)

Sector Expertise

Agriculture, livestock and fishing
Healthcare activities
Manufacturing industry
Valencia office


C/ Poeta Querol 11, planta 1ª
46002, Valencia


esthetic medicine, restaurants, irrigation, frozen food

Advised Deal


ONEtoONE Corporate Finance has helped cybersecurity company, S2 Grupo to structure a 20 million euro syndicated loan. The loan has been put together by Sabadell and supported by Santander, CaixaBank, BBVA and Deutsche Bank. S2 Grupo is one of Europe´s leading cybersecurity companies, operating in more than 15 countries across Europe and Latinamerica. It´s clients include major Spanish companies in the banking, energy, industrial and public administration sectors. Its close collaboration with the General State Administration is particularly noteworthy. With this 5-year syndicated loan, S2 Grupo expects to increase its turnover from 32,7 million in 2022 to more than 83 million.

Advice on sale

The restaurant group Comess Group, owner of Lizarran, Cantina Mariachi and Pasta City, added to its portfolio the brand Don G. They have just opened their first establishment in Madrid, located in the Parque Corredor Shopping Centre in Torrejón de Ardoz. The company has highlighted that the incorporation of Don G, which will be the group's fourth brand, marks the starting point for the development of the brand on a national scale in the coming years. The Grupo Donga was advised by ONEtoONE.

Advice on sale

Sale of 100% of a family company founded 70 years ago dedicated to the manufacture of technical fabrics for safety and protection purposes.

Advice on sale

ONEtoONE advised two minority shareholders on the sale of their 33.3% stake in the Zahonero Group. The Zahonero Group is located in Elda (Alicante) and is a manufacturer of technical foams for all types of applications, mainly for footwear, construction and rest. Its consolidated turnover amounted to 42 million euros and it employs 383 people.

Other Services

As Registered Adviser, ONEtoONE advised Valencian firm Suávitas on its initial public offering on the Alternative Investment Market. The beauty chain reached 1.10 euros on its first day of trading, achieving growth of 4.76% of the initial value set at 1.05 euros per share. The company framed launch within a growth plan focused on purchasing other establishments.

Advice on sale

Bergtrom Inc., American company leader in the design and supply of HVAC systems for commercial vehicles, has acquired 100% of the commercial vehicle air conditioning business line of the Spanish company Dirna SA SA. During the operation, Dirna benefitted from the international advisory services of ONEtoONE Corporate Finance under the direction of Héctor Lumbreras, partner of the firm. The new business was acquired by Bergtrom will be marketed through Dirna Bergtrom SLU. Grupo Bergtrom has over 50 years' experience and is present worldwide

Advice on sale

ONEtoONE advised on the sale of Almacén Regulador Balear, S.L. (AREBA) to publishing distributor Distribuidora Rotger, SA AREABA is the leading distributor of major publisher brands and Impulse products. Rotger Distribuidora, SA specializes in marketing, distribution and logistics of consumer products, focusing its operations in the Balearic Islands.

Advice on sale

Advice on selling Gastronomía Mediterránea, a company dedicated to providing catering services to communities (schools, restaurants, military barracks, etc.), to ISS. The company had a significant market share in its main local market.