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Iberian Market - Annual 2015

SPAIN:
The Spanish transactional market registered a 45.97% increase in investment volume, in 2015, compared with the previous year, and generating approximately EUR 136.41bn. The number of deals also increased, from approximately 1,650 in 2014 to 1,956 in 2015, which represents an 18.55% increase.
In terms of quarters, a total of 523 deals were recorded in the fourth quarter of 2015, which generated approximately EUR 26.36bn. Out of these transactions, 147 were assets, 80 venture capital and 70 private equity deals.
PORTUGAL :
The Portuguese transactional market registered a total of 254 deals, in 2015...

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Iberian Market - November 2015

SPAIN
In November 2015, Spanish private equity funds registered a 14.97% increase in the investment volume generated compared with the same period last year, reaching approximately EUR 2.1bn. The number of deals recorded this month also increased by 40%; 14 transactions compared with 10 in November 2014.
Regarding mergers and acquisitions, in November, the Spanish market registered 138 deals, which generated approximately EUR 8.06bn. In annual terms, a total of 1,639 transactions were recorded in 2015, with an investment volume of approximately EUR 128.61bn. This amount represents a 37.56% increase compared...

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Iberian Market - October 2015

SPAIN
The capital circulated by private equity funds in Spain during October registered a year-on-year increase of 61.99%, reaching EUR 1.897bn. The number of those transactions also rose 30%, from 20 registered in October 2014 to 26, in October 2015.
With regards to the total mergers and acquisitions, 142 were registered in Spain in October, with a combined value of EUR 6.298bn. In annual terms, 1,479 transactions were registered, with a total value of EUR 122.277bn. The annual value from 2015 surpasses the value from 2014 in 30.67%, though 185 fewer transactions were registered.
PORTUGAL
 In October 2015...

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Iberian Market - First, Second & Third Quarter 2014

SPAIN
In the third quarter of 2015, the Spanish transactional market registered a 99.95% increase in investment volume, compared with the same period last year, generating approximately EUR 43.52bn. On the other hand, the number of deals reduced slightly, with a total of 426 this year compared, with 438 in the third quarter of 2014.
Out of the 426 deals this quarter, 319 were M&A, while 107 were recorded in the private equity or venture capital sectors (sometimes both). In this respect, there were 48 private equity deals and 64 venture capital.
PORTUGAL
In the third quarter of 2015, the Portuguese...

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Iberian Market - Agosto 2015

SPAIN
In August, the investment volume generated by the Spanish private equity segment increased by 101%, compared with the same period last year, reaching approximately EUR 1.5bn. Furthermore, a total of 13 deals were recorded compared with 11, in August 2014.
Highlights include fund Carlyle's divestment of Telecable Asturias, which was acquired by Zegona, for EUR 714m. Värde Partners acquired San José Desarrollos Inmobiliarios held by Banco Popular, for EUR 109m.
PORTUGAL
In August 2015, the Portuguese transactional market registered 7 transactions, and generated an investment volume of EUR 832.5m. Six...

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Iberian Market - July 2015

SPAIN
Spain's transactions' market is still thriving. In July, it registered the highest number of deals of 2015, between those announced and closed, totaling 187. The total worth of these deals is EUR 11.795bn, the third best registered this year behind May and January.
Out of 187 transactions, 47 were asset acquisitions and 140, mergers and acquisitions of companies. Divided by fields, the most relevant deals of the period were in real estate, with 30 transactions, in the technology business, with 17, and in the financial and insurance, and distribution and retail sectors, each one with 10 deals.
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