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Spain gets a nine out of ten from foreign investors

Spain gets a nine out of ten from foreign investors

More than nine out of ten foreign investors now recommend Spain as an investment destination with 96.6% of those asked having a very positive perception about the Spanish economy. Even with last year’s encouraging results, that figure was still only at 65.5%. This is according to a report entitled Spain as Investment Opportunity, prepared for the second year by commercial consultants Kreab which canvassed the views of 29 international investment…

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Barceló goes all out for Crestline Hotels

Barceló goes all out for Crestline Hotels

Barceló Hotel Group now has a 100% interest in Crestline Hotels & Resorts after acquiring AR Global’s 60 per cent share to add to its previous position of 40 per cent. From as early as 2002 Barceló held a 100 per cent share, but in 2013 AR Global took on 60 per cent of that holding. With this latest transaction, the situation has been reversed to return the entire operation…

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Spain Launches Itself From the Blocks in 2017

Spain Launches Itself From the Blocks in 2017

Spain is on track to continue its recovery in 2017 with corporate trading in the first six weeks of the year far surpassing that which was seen in the last weeks of 2016. Corporate activity shot up to 6,000 million Euros in the first weeks of 2017 compared with the 4.7 billion recorded in the last quarter of 2016. This year’s figure is also an improvement on the corresponding weeks…

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Spanish M&A surges again despite obstacles

Spanish M&A surges again despite obstacles

The Spanish market is on target to surpass 100,000 million Euros in mergers and acquisitions this year. This sees Spain in line to at least be in sight of parity with last year’s final figure of 102,776 million euro, one of the best ever years for this kind of business in Spain and bearing out recent reports that M&A activity was going to be a major player in Spain’s developing…

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India And Spain celebrate 60 years of cooperation

India And Spain celebrate 60 years of cooperation

This year marks 60 years of India-Spain diplomatic relations and, to commemorate this, relationships between the two countries are being made even stronger as ministers from both of them step up their work to deepen co-operation.

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Spain’s M&A activity soars in February

Spain’s M&A activity soars in February

February’s M&A activity in Spain was almost double that of the same month last year according to figures in TTR’s monthly Iberian report. Comparing figures from last February to the same month last year sees a rise of 185 per cent from around 3 billion Euros then to 5.305,23 billion Euros this year.

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The United Nations woos Spain vendors

The United Nations woos Spain vendors

Spain is currently 9th on the list of global suppliers of goods and services to The United Nations, no mean feat for a country which emerged just 18 months ago from a deep downturn to return to economic growth. In 2014, the UN’s purchases totalled 17.237 billion usd, with Spanish firms contributing 3 percent of its total budget. It is these companies’ increasing competitiveness which has won the international organisation’s seal of approval.

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Elecnor Expands in Aerospace Industry

Elecnor Expands in Aerospace Industry

Spanish infrastructure, technology and renewable energy group Elecnor has recently strengthened its position in the European aerospace industry via a strategic alliance with Canadian firm Urthecast. A truly global company, Elecnor has a presence in more than 40 countries across a wide range of industries including electricty, gas, railways, construction and telecommunications. And now the 74.2 million euros agreement with Urthecast will boost its growth plans for satellite construction, allowing its Elecnor Deimos division to enter new space sector markets.

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Growth in Spain’s Exports Boosts Economy

Growth in Spain’s Exports Boosts Economy

While Spain’s domestic demand has flagged over the last few years due to the economic downturn, its exports have become the new growth driver.
In 2013, exports accounted for a record 34.1 percent of gross domestic product (GDP), according to Eurostat data. Only Holland and Germany topped Spain in the rankings of exporting countries!

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Spanish Infrastructure Firm Acciona Boosts Overseas Profile

Spanish Infrastructure Firm Acciona Boosts Overseas Profile

Infrastructure and renewable energy firm Acciona is one of Spain’s most successful ambassadors overseas, operating in over 30 countries on five continents. From building hospitals in Mexico to bridges in Canada and wastewater treatment plants in Portugal, Acciona is a global industry pioneer.

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