Publications

Venture Capital Spain - Annual 2014

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El ámbito de Venture Capital en España se ha mantenido estable en 2014 y ha dado muestras de su vitalidad siguiendo la tendencia de años anteriores. En 2014 se han contabilizado alrededor de 271 transacciones de las cuales 256 fueron inversiones y 15 desinversiones (exits). En cuanto al capital movilizado por las firmas de venture capital, este año ha alcanzado los EUR 634,74m, lo que supone un aumento del 125% respecto a 2013.
Al igual que ocurrió en 2013, los sectores de Internet y tecnología han sido los que mayor número de operaciones han registrado, así como los que mayor inversión...

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Private Equity Spain - Annual 2014

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El año ha dejado cifras positivas en el área de private equity en España, lo que deja entrever un cambio de tendencia en el sector y la vuelta a los números positivos. En 2014 el total de operaciones ha crecido un 21,4% respecto al año anterior y se han contabilizado unas 153 operaciones cerradas, frente a las cerca de 126 de 2013. Además, han quedado en pipeline algunas transacciones que se prevén cerrar el próximo año, lo que intuye un 2015 también animado en este ámbito.
En cuanto al capital movilizado, también podemos hablar de crecimiento, esta vez de un 24,5% respecto a 2013. En...

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Iberian Market - February 2015

SPAIN
The Spanish M&A market continues on an upward trend so far this year. In February, a total of 123 deals were registered that represent an 18.8% increase compared with the same period last year. On the other hand, the investment volume generated was approximately EUR 6.25bn. These numbers are superior to those recorded in February of 2012, 2013 and 2014, both in the number of deals recorded and investment volume generated.
In February 2015, the number of deals registered in the high-end market in deal size (> EUR 500m) increased, due to the large values generated in several deals. Highlights include...

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Iberian Market - January 2015

SPAIN
In January, the Spanish transactional market continued the upward trend set in 2014, and registered 130 deals, which represents one of the highest numbers of the last four years. Specifically, the number of deals increased by 13% compared with January 2014, and the investment volume generated increased by 60.5%, compared with the same period last year.
Some of the largest deals this month include Grupo Redexis Gas’ acquisition of a stake in Gas Energía Distribución Murcia held by Naturgas, for EUR 186m. And, Banco Madrid acquired retail bank Inversis Banco, for EUR 179.8m.
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Iberian Market - Annual 2014

SPAIN
In 2014, the Spanish transactional market was particularly active. The numbers show a recovery. In the last twelve months a total of 1,233 deals were registered, both announced and closed, generating an investment volume of approximately EUR 106.63bn. Compared with 2013, the market shows a 28.17% increase in the number of deal recorded and a 106.78% increase in the investment volume.
The last quarter of 2014 was the most dynamic. A total of 352 deals were registered, both announced and closed, generating an investment volume of approximately EUR 50bn. This represents a 6.7% increase and a 51% increase...

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Iberian Market - November 2014

SPAIN
In November, the Spanish transactional market was particularly dynamic, with 97 deals registered, both announced and closed. The investment volume generated was approximately EUR 11,38bn. This represents an increase of 29,33% in number of deals and 351,69% in investment volume, compared with the same period last year.
In annual terms, 1.079 deals were registered so far this year, generating approximately EUR 80,28bn, compared with 962 deals and investment volume of EUR 51,57bn, throughout 2013.
The most active sectors this month, include, once more, Internet and technology, with 12 and 11 deals...

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