The Colombian M&A market registered 168 transactions in 2017, of which 68 had a combined non-confidential value of USD 3.28bn. These figures differ from those of 2016, which recorded 171 transactions with a combined non-confidential value of 85 deals of USD 23.3bn. In quarterly terms, 4Q17 recorded volume of 46 mergers and acquisitions, of which 26 had a combined non-confidential value of USD 433m, These figures reflect a 16,36% decrease in the number of transactions and a 97,31% decrease in their deal value, compared to 4Q16.
Grupo ASV Servicios Funerarios acquires a minority stake in Grupo Recordar...
The Colombian transactional market closes 3Q17 with 40 transactions, of which 13 have a combined non-confidential value of USD 612m. These figures entail a decrease of 6.98% in the number of deals and of 76.20% in their value, compared to 3Q16. In sector terms, Financial and Insurance registered the most transactions throughout 2017, with 18, followed by Oil and Gas, with 13.
Grupo Argos closes sale of its 50% in Compás - Compañía de Puertos Asociados
Advisors of the deal:
Brigard & Urrutia Abogados
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas
The Colombian M&A market closes 2Q17 with 45 transactions, of which 21 have a combined non-confidential value of approximately USD 2.37bn. These figures entail an increase of 40.63% in the number of deals and of 7.55% in their value, compared to 2Q16. In sector terms, Financial an Insurance registered the most transactions so far in 2017, with 11 deals, followed by Oil and Gas, with 8; Distribution and Retail, with 6; and Transport, Aviation and Logistics, with 5.
Taesa - Interconexión Eléctrica - ISA closes acquisition of 14.9% of Taesa
Advisors of the deal
Soares Bumachar Chagas...
In 1Q17, the Colombian M&A market registered 29 transactions, of which 8 have a non-confidential deal value of USD 10.7bn, according to the quarterly report of Transactional Track Record. These figures reflect a 36.96% decrease in the number of transactions and a 266.15% increase in their deal value, compared to 1Q16.
Línea de Negocio de Arrendamiento de Aviones
Philippi, Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría
The dynamics of the Colombian M&A market surpassed by 72.17% the deal values of the whole of 2015, with the most active sectors being real estate and financial based on the number of transactions.
Specifically, the Colombian M&A market registered 175 transactions in 2016, of which 90 had a combined non-confidential value of USD 11.92bn. These figures differ from those of 2015, which recorded 179 transactions with a combined non-confidential value of 98 deals of USD 6.92bn, entailing a 2.23% decrease in the number of transactions compared to 2015.
Additionally, of the transactions registered in the year, 67 are...
The figures of 1H16 show a picture of growth in Colombia's transactional market, with 73 registered mergers and acquisitions, which moved USD 5.68bn. These data represent a 94% increase in operated capital, but a decrease of 17.9% in the number of transactions, compared to 1H15.
In terms of sectors, the financial and insurance sector was most prominent throughout 2016, with nine transactions, followed by real estate, with seven deals.
In the cross-border sphere, the investing appetite of US-based companies is most notable in the Colombian market, where they have carried out four operations with a combined...