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Mexico - November 2015

The Mexican transactional market, in November 2015, registered 16 asset acquisitions, which represent a 128.57% increase compared with the same period last year.
Regarding mergers and acquisitions, in November 2015, the Mexican market recorded 22 deals, both announced and closed, and an investment volume of approximately USD 1.01bn. So far this year, a total of 279 deals were recorded, which generated approximately USD 35.51bn.
In collaboration with: Merril Datasite
Cement Assets Hungary, Cement Assets Austria - Set of cement assets including 29 aggregates quarries and 68 concrete plants.
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Mexico - October 2015

In the first 10 months of 2015, the Mexican transactional market surpassed the volume of investment registered during the whole of 2014, with a total value of USD 34.56bn, compared to the USD 33.88bn from 2014. 
In monthly terms, October registered a total of 23 mergers and acquisitions and an aggregated investment volume of USD 321.2m, with particular presence from the real estate business, which was involved in eight transactions.
In collaboration with: Merril Datasite
Parque industrial CuautiParkII - Industrial park with a gross leasable area of 95.274 m2.
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Holland & Knight Mexico

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Mexico - First, Second & Third Quarter 2015

In the third quarter of 2015, the M&A investment volume in Mexico increased by 62.8%, compared with the same period last year. The transactional market generated approximately USD 10.60bn, compared with approximately EUR 6.51bn, in 2014.
Between July and September, there were several closed deals in the high-end market in deal size (>USD 500m). Highlights include Blackstone's acquisition of a mortgage held by GE Real Estate México, for approximately USD 3.5bn. Furthermore, IENova acquired Gasoductos de Chihuahua, for approximately USD 1.33bn.
In collaboration with: Merril Datasite
Negocio de envases de vidrio...

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Mexico - August 2015

In August 2015, the Mexican transactional market was particularly dynamic, with an investment volume of approximately USD 4.6bn, equivalent to a 224.6% increase compared with the same period last year.
Highlights include a Public Takeover Offer to delist carried out by Grupo Modelo, for USD 359.60m. Furthermore, Cemex also divested in Eastern Europe, with two transactions worth USD 257.57m and USD 179.58m.  
In collaboration with: Merril Datasite
Portfolio de Préstamos Inmobiliarios México - Set of Real Estate loans.
Legal Advisors
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett US
Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez...

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Mexico - July 2015

Mexico's transactions' market remains active and, in July, the acquisitions carried out by REITs, or Real Estate Investment Funds, represented the transactions with the highest values in the country. Two of the most prominent deals were by Terrafina, which acquired a portfolio of 17 industrial properties for USD 108m, and by Fibra Macquarie, which closed the acquisition of a group of industrial assets in Monterrey for USD 30.2m.
Regarding mergers and acquisitions in July, there were 25 transactions totaling USD 1.675bn. So far in 2015, the transactions have been 188, worth a total of USD 21.394bn.
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Mexico - First & Second Quarter 2015

In the second quarter of 2015, the Mexican transactional market was particularly dynamic. A total of 97 deals and an investment volume of approximately USD 14.23bn were recorded. This corresponds to a 38.5% increase in the number of deals, and a 30.9% increase in the investment volume compared with the previous quarter.
Highlights include Alfa and Harbour Energy’s agreement to acquire Pacific Rubiales, for approximately USD 5.38bn. Furthermore, AT&T acquired Nextel México for approximately USD 1.88bn.
OPI - Organizacion de Proyectos de Infraestructura, Opcem - Construction company.
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