Juan Urquijo and his sister Miriam, during the trial for the murder of their parents in the Provincial Court of Madrid, in 1990.ANGEL MILLÁN (EFE)
Businessman Juan Urquijo de la Sierra, Marquis of Urquijo and son of the Marquises who were assassinated in Madrid in 1980, died this Tuesday at the age of 63 in a Madrid clinic due to a long illness, sources close to him confirmed to EFE. the family.
Juan Urquijo had lived in Panama for years, where he was executive president of the board of directors of the risk rating agency PCR (Pacific Credit Rating).
Graduated in Law from the Complutense University of Madrid, MIM from the American Graduate School of International Management and a diploma in Business Studies from ESADE, he has carried out various tasks in the world of banking, from his beginnings at Banco Urquijo Hispano Americano, at Banco Urquijo and in Urquijo Leasing.
In the business world, he was director of companies such as ADA, Ediciones Agenda, Grupo Mundial Tenedora, Banvivienda and Aseguradora Mundial, among others.
As detailed on the PCR website, he participated as a partner and collaborator in the management of the London-Mi companies.
Group, Energy Factor and the main developer of real estate projects in the old town of Panama, Inmobiliaria San Felipe.
Juan Urquijo de la Sierra was the youngest son of the Marquises of Urquijo, whose murder on August 1, 1980 while they were sleeping in their house in the residential neighborhood of Somosaguas, in Madrid, caused a great social commotion in Spain.
Months after the murders, Rafael Escobedo, former son-in-law of the Marquises, was arrested as the alleged perpetrator of the crime.