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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.
PORTUGAL
In January...

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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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Iberian Market - October 2014

SPAIN
In October, the Spanish transactional market was particularly dynamic, and it was the most active month so far, both in number of deals and investment volume generated. A total of 110 transactions were registered, both announced and closed, and an investment volume of EUR 14,87bn; equivalent to a 5,77% and a 92,77% increase, respectively, compared September.
The number of deals and investment volume generated, so far this year, also increased compared with the twelve-month period of 2013. Until October 2014, 971 deals were recorded and the investment volume was EUR 72,86bn, compared with 962 deals that...

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Iberian Market - First, Second & Third Quarter 2014

SPAIN
In the third quarter of 2014, the Spanish transactional market was particularly dynamic, both the number of deals registered and the investment volume were larger than in any of the previous quarters this year. On one hand, there were 304 deals recorded this quarter, both announced and closed, a 4,01% increase compared with the previous quarter. And on the other hand, the investment volume generated was EUR 31,31bn, mainly due to several deals with large values concluded this quarter. Highlights include the acquisition of Ono by UK-based Vodafone. The deal value was EUR 7,20bn.
Specifically, the number...

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Private Equity Spain - First Semester 2014

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El private equity en España ha continuado el cambio de tendencia iniciado en el segundo semestre de 2013, como indican los datos analizados en el informe del primer semestre de 2014, que aportan una visión general de lo ocurrido en el sector a lo largo de los primeros meses del año en España, así como un análisis detallado de la actividad de las gestoras de capital riesgo, los sectores que han tenido mayor relevancia y los asesores que han participado en las transacciones destacadas de este periodo.
El informe aporta las cifras clave para saber cómo ha evolucionado el sector con respecto a...

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