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Iberian Market - August 2016

SPAIN
So far this year, the value of private equity transactions in the Spanish transactional market experienced a year-on-year increase of 27.83%, compared to the same period of 2015. Specifically, 112 transactions of this type were registered in 2016, with an aggregate value of EUR 8.56bn, compared to 115 transactions for EUR 6.66bn, recorded in the same period of 2015.
M&A Activity
Meanwhile, Spain's M&A market has experienced in 2016 a slight decrease compared to the first eight months of 2015: 6.70% in the number of transactions, though the registered deal value is 0.45% higher this year. In terms of the...

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Iberian Market - July 2016

SPAIN
The value of M&A transactions in the Spanish transactional market experienced a year-on-year increase of 4.24% so far this year, compared to the same period of 2015. Those records were reached even though, in the first seven months of 2016, 1,106 transactions were registered, compared to 1,215 recorded in the same period of 2015.
In monthly terms, July recorded 179 transactions with an aggregate value of EUR 7.18bn, of which five were high-market deals (over EUR 500m), 10 were mid-market deals (between EUR 100m and EUR 500m), and 70 were low-market deals (under EUR 100m). In the rest of the transactions...

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Iberian Market - First & Second Quarter 2016

SPAIN
The Spanish transactional market registered in 1H16 an aggregate value of mergers and acquisitions of EUR 60.995bn, a 15.91% increase compared to 1H15. These figures were reached even though the number of transactions, 919, is lower than the one registered in 1H15, when 961 deals were registered. This occurred due to the existence of transactions with very high values, such as the merger of the Coca-Cola bottling companies, which created Coca-Cola European Partners, worth approximately EUR 20bn, or the absorption of Metrovacesa by Merlin Properties, among others. In terms of sectors, the most prominent...

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Iberian Market - May 2016

SPAIN
The value of private equity deals in the Spanish transactional market has undergone a year-on-year growth of 101.42% so far this year, compared to the same period of 2015. Moreover, the number of private equity transactions was 58, compared to 62 registered in the same period of 2015.
Regarding the total number of mergers and acquisitions, 131 transactions were registered in May, with an aggregate value of EUR 25.505bn.
PORTUGAL
The Portuguese M&A market registered 99 transactions so far this year, between January and May 2016. The number of transactions represents a 3.13% increase, compared to the...

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Iberian Market - April 2016

SPAIN
The value of private equity transactions in the Spanish transactional market experienced thus far this year a year-on-year increase of 470.74%, while the number of transactions in the same period increased 14.29%.
In monthly terms, there were significant private equity transactions in April, such as the acquisition agreement of HotelbedsGroup signed by Cinven and CPPIB, worth EUR 1.165bn, or Arle Capital's divestment in Parques Reunidos and KKR and Permira's in Telepizza, following the two companies' IPOs. As a result, April saw 16 private equity transactions with an aggregate value of EUR...

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Iberian Market - First Quarter 2016

SPAIN
In 1Q16, the transactional market in Spain registered a total of 31 private equity transactions, worth EUR 1.98bn, which represents a year-on-year increase of 3.33% in the number of transactions and of 163.84% in their value.With regards to M&A transactions, 1Q16 registered 381 deals, worth a combined EUR 13.71bn. These numbers represent a decrease compared to 1Q15 of 15.71% in the number of transactions and of 47.44% in their value. 
PORTUGAL
O mercado de fusões e aquisições em Portugal registou no 1º Trimestre de 2016 um total de 68 transacção o que representa um aumento de 28% no número de transações...

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