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Iberian Market - May 2017

SPAIN
The Spanish M&A market registered in May 138 mergers and acquisitions, including announced and closed, for an aggregate sum of EUR 20.35bn, which entails a decrease of 10.97% in the number of transactions and of 19.13% in their value, compared to May 2016. Additionally, 850 mergers and acquisitions were recorded so far this year, of which 376 have an aggregate sum of EUR 56.59bn, which entails an increase of 19.66% in deal value and of 9.11% in the number of transactions, compared to the same period of 2016. The real estate sector has been the most active this year, totaling 200 transactions, followed by...

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Iberian Market - April 2017

SPAIN
The Spanish transactional market registered 144 mergers and acquisitions in April, of which 63 have an aggregate value of EUR 11.73bn. These figures entail an 80.28% increase in deal value and a 13.25% decrease in the number of transactions, compared with April 2016, according to the monthly report of Transactional Track Record. Of the deals recorded in April, 20 are Private Equity and 14, Venture Capital. Additionally, the real estate sector was the most active of the month, totalling 31 transactions, followed by technology, with 16.
PORTUGAL
Portugal's M&A market recorded 25 transactions in April...

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Iberian Market - First Quarter 2017

SPAIN
In 1Q17, the Spanish transactional market registered 524 mergers and acquisitions, including announced and closed, for an aggregate value of EUR 23.68bn, according to the quarterly report of Transactional Track Record. These figures entail an increase of 14.66% in the number of transactions and of 47.78% in their deal value, compared to 1Q16. In sector terms, Real Estate is the most active so far this year, with 124 transactions, followed by Technology, with 73, and Internet, with 43.
PORTUGAL
Portugal's M&A market completed the first quarter of 2017 with a relevant growth compared to the same period...

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Iberian Market - February 2017

SPAIN
In the first two months of the year, the Spanish transactional market registered 308 mergers and acquisitions, including announced and closed, with an aggregated value of EUR 11.95bn, according to the TTR Monthly Report. These figures entail an increase of 1.65% in the number of transactions and 0.31% in their value compared to the same period of 2016. Meanwhile, in February 2017, 152 transactions were recorded, of which 58 have a combined deal value of EUR 6.6bn, entailing a decrease of 11.63% in the number of transactions and 21.98% in their value, compared to February 2016.
PORTUGAL
Portugal's M&A...

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Iberian Market - January 2017

SPAIN
The Spanish transactional market completed the first month of 2017 with 133 transactions for an aggregate value of EUR 3.5bn. These figures represent an increase of 0.76% in the volume of transactions and 0.22% in their value compared to January 2016.
The real estate sector is the most active of the month, with 29 transactions, followed by technology, with 23, and Internet, with 14.
PORTUGAL
Portugal's M&A market starts 2017 with 21 transactions, a decrease of 12.5% compared to last year. Eleven operations were reported, totaling € 713 million, a decrease of 2%.
The most active subsector was...

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Iberian Market - Annual 2016

SPAIN
In 2016, the Spanish transactional market registered 2,023 mergers and acquisitions with an aggregate value of EUR 111bn, entailing an increase of 1.86% in the number of transactions and of 10.16% in their value.
 In sectorial terms, the most prominent sector in 2016 was real estate, with 514 transactions. A distant second was technology, with 195, Internet, with 160, and financial and insurance, with 157.
The period between 1 October and 31 December 2016 registered 551 transactions with an aggregate value of EUR 24.23bn, entailing a 0.36% increase in the number of transactions compared to 4Q15 and an...

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