Iberian Market - 1Q 2019

March 2019
Iberian Market - 1Q 2019
Pages: 54
Format: .PDF
Report available in: English

SPAIN

According to Transactional Track Record's quarterly M&A Report, Spain's mergers and acquisitions market closed the first three months of 2019 with 471 transactions and a moved capital of EUR 15.05bn. The report also provides a complete analysis correlating the market's most active sectors, as well as the most prominent transactions of the cross-border segment, which shows US-based companies are still the ones acquiring the highest number of Spain-based companies, totaling 34 deals so far this year. Meanwhile, both the Private Equity and Venture Capital segments registered a downturn on this period regarding the number of deals, comparing with the same period the previous year. The league tables in the last pages of the report reflect the activity of the legal and financial advisors, based on transactions announced in 2019 YTD.


PORTUGAL

According to Transactional Track Record's Quarterly M&A Report, the number of registered transactions and moved capital in 1Q19 recorded a decrease, compared with the same period of 2018. The report provides a complete analysis correlating the market's most active sectors, as well as the most prominent transactions of the cross-border segment, where the volume of acquisitions made by Spain-based companies stands out. In the overview of the Iberian market, the report presents a quarterly analysis of the last two years, where it is possible to assay the M&A, Private Equity and Venture Capital segments since 2017. Finally, the league tables in the last pages of the report reflect the activity of the legal and financial advisors, based on transactions announced in 2019 YTD. 


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 SPAIN

 

AIMCo completes acquisition of Eolia Renovables

Advisors of the deal:

Financial Advisory:

  • Cantor Fitzgerald
  • EY España (Ernst & Young)
  • RBC Capital Markets

 Legal Advisory:

  • Linklaters Spain
  • Linklaters UK
  • Pérez-Llorca
  • Cuatrecasas España
  • KPMG Abogados
  • PwC Tax & Legal España

 

PORTUGAL

UBS acquires Gascan Portugal from Artá Capital

Advisors of the deal:

Financial Advisory:

  • Haitong Bank Portugal

Legal Advisory:

  • Cuatrecasas Portugal
  • CMS Rui Pena & Arnaut
  • CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo