Iberian Market - 4Q 2020

December 2020
Iberian Market - 4Q 2020
Pages: 104
Format: .PDF
Report available in: English

SPAIN

There were 2,210 transactions worth a combined EUR 116.46bn in Spain in 2020, according to Transactional Track Record's 4Q20 Quarterly Report. The report provides a complete analysis of the most prominent cross-border transactions, as well as the sectors undergoing most consolidation, led by Real Estate with 471 deals over the course of the year. Private Equity transactions fell in numer relative to 2019, while Venture Capital deals picked up slightly, the 4Q20 report indicates. The league tables in the final pages of the report contain a ranking of the leading legal and financial advisors, based on transactions announced throughout 2020.

PORTUGAL

Transactional Track Record's 4Q20 M&A Report covering Portugal indicates a 22% decline in transaction volume compared to 2019. The report provides updated data on the Portuguese M&A market, where Spain-based buyers led inbound investments. Spain was the preferred destination for outbound deals led by Portugal-based companies, meanwhile. The report also includes a breakdown of M&A activity by sector, alongside information and data related to Private Equity and Venture Capital investments. League tables in the final pages of the report rank the top legal and financial advisors by the volume of deals announced in 2020.

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 SPAIN

 

Sanoma closes acquisition of Grupo Santillana's business in Spain from Prisa

Advisors of the deal:

Financial Advisory:

  • Greenhill & Co. Spain
  • PwC España

Legal Advisory:

  • Cuatrecasas España
  • PwC Tax & Legal España
  • Uría Menéndez España 

Due Diligence:

  • PwC España

Fairness Opinion:

  • PwC España

Legal Advisory Acquisition Finance:

  • White & Case Finland

 

 

PORTUGAL

APG, NPS and Swiss Life complete acquisition of 81.1% stake in Brisa

Advisors of the deal:

Financial Advisory:

  • Caixa BI
  • Rothschild
  • Millennium BCP
  • EY Portugal
  • DC Advisory Partners

Legal Advisory:

  • Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer UK
  • Latham & Watkins UK
  • VdA - Vieira de Almeida
  • Clifford Chance UK
  • Loyens & Loeff
  • Campos Ferreira, Sá Carneiro - CS Associados

Due Diligence:

  • EY Portugal

Virtual Data Room:

  • Intralinks

Legal Advisory Acquisition Finance:

  • Abreu Advogados
  • Weil, Gotshal & Manges UK