Iberian Market - January 2019

January 2019
Iberian Market - January 2019
Pages: 54
Format: .PDF
Report available in: English

SPAIN

According to Transactional Track Record's monthly M&A Report, both the number of transactions and the moved capital of the first month of 2019 are slightly lower than those registered in January 2018. The report also provides updated data on the Private Equity and Venture Capital segments, on the interaction of Spain-based companies with foreign players, and on the sectoral structure of investments, among other topics. Additionally, it includes information on the most important transactions of the month, as well as rankings of the activity of the legal and financial advisors.

PORTUGAL

According to Transactional Track Record's January 2019 M&A Report, the volume of mergers and acquisitions in the Portuguese market totaled EUR 240m, down 73.5% compared with January 2018. On the pages allocated to the cross-border sphere, the analyses correlating the foreign countries that invest in Portugal and the sub-sectors targeted by these investments reflect that Spain-based companies retain their increasing interest in Portugal-based companies. In the Venture Capital segment, the transactions suffered a drop of 88% in moved capital. The league tables on the last pages of the report reflect the activity of the legal and financial advisors, based on transactions announced in 2019 YTD.


SPAIN 

DS Smith acquires 98.83% of Europac

Advisors of the deal:

Financial Advisory:

  • Goldman Sachs International
  • J.P. Morgan Securities (Reino Unido)
  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch

 Legal Advisory:

  • DLA Piper España
  • Uría Menéndez España
  • Pérez-Llorca
  • Slaughter And May UK
  • Linklaters Spain

Fairness Opinion

  • PwC España

 Other

  • Citigroup Global Markets

Legal Advisory Acquisition Finance

  • Linklaters Spain

 

 

PORTUGAL

OYAK completes acquisition of Cimpor

Advisors of the deal:

Financial Advisory:

  • KPMG Advisory Services

Legal Advisory:

  • Uría Menéndez - Proença de Carvalho
  • Linklaters Portugal

Technical Advisory:

  • ERM Portugal