Publications

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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Iberian Market - February 2016

SPAIN  
In February 2016, the Spanish transactional market registered a total of 121 mergers and acquisitions, both announced and closed, and an aggregate value of approximately EUR 5.31bn, equivalent to a 185.56% increase compared with the same period in the previous year.
The most active sectors, so far this year, were the real estate with 61 deals, Internet with 20 deals, technology with 17, and financial and insurance with 13 transactions.
PORTUGAL
In February 2016, the Portuguese transactional Market registered a 62% increase in the number of deals compared with the same period in the previous year...

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Iberian Market - January 2016

SPAIN
In January 2016, the Spanish transactional market registered a total of 106 mergers and acquisitions, both announced and closed, generating an aggregate value of approximately EUR 3.79bn. Both the number of transactions and its aggregate value were lower than in January of the last two years. By sectors, the most active, in January, were the real estate, with 28 transactions, steel, metallurgy and industrial production, with eight, and technology and healthcare, hygiene and aesthetics, both registered seven. Regarding cross-border deals, Spanish acquirers chose to invest in the United Kingdom and United...

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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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