Posts Tagged ‘Argali Abogados’

Reorienting Spain’s international financial pull

Reorienting Spain’s international financial pull

Chinese investment in Spain is increasing dramatically with newly released figures showing 2015 to be a watershed year as investment last year was greater than the total invested in the previous five years. In fact, 2015 more than doubled on the previous year which saw 845 million Euros come in as opposed to over 1880 million Euros last year. This massive up-swing has been on the cards for some time…

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Businesses not making hay with M&A

Businesses not making hay with M&A

Looking for an M&A opportunity to grow your business? It’s not quite the quick fix it is often seen to be and attitudes towards the concept are changing. According to a recent study by the Harvard Business Review, 70 to 90 per cent of M&A deals end in abysmal failure.

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Madrid emerges as a leading contender of Europe’s new financial hub on the completion of Brexit

Madrid emerges as a leading contender of Europe’s new financial hub on the completion of Brexit

Following the Brexit vote, Europe could soon be looking for a new financial centre with London in danger of exiting the picture. Since the vote, many financial sector companies are reconsidering their options should London no longer prove the most viable. A study from JP Morgan concluded that in terms of cost, real estate in Madrid is more attractive than Paris, Dublin and Frankfurt.

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Ebay pays €165 million to acquire Spanish startup Ticketbits

Ebay pays €165 million to acquire Spanish startup Ticketbits

EBay has announced the acquisition of the Spanish company Ticketbis, the platform for buying and selling event tickets. This means that Ticketbis will become part of StubHub, the ticket resale website in the US. The aim of the purchase is to increase the presence of StubHub in Latin America and Europe as well as to extend the business in Asia and the Pacific. The exact terms of the agreement have not been officially disclosed but sources close to Ticketbis Novobrief reveal that the purchase is around 165 million dollars.

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Foreign investment in Spanish Startups grows 150%

Foreign investment in Spanish Startups grows 150%

Spanish start-ups are receiving almost three quarters of their seed money from foreign investors signaling an agile, innovative and internationally attractive entrepreneurial population. Figures recently published in the annual report of ASCRI, specialists in Venture Capital & Private Equity in Spain, show that between 2014 and 2015, foreign entities increased their investment in Spanish companies by 152.6 per cent, reaching a total of 388 million euros.

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Brexit: The International and Iberian Fallout

Brexit: The International and Iberian Fallout

There’s still a long way to go before anyone really knows what Brexit means to the UK and the international economy but the immediate effect has not been positive. When the markets closed on June 27, the FTSE Index had lost another 156 points. Banking shares were hardest hit with the Royal Bank Of Scotland plunging by 25 per cent at one point in the day. Against all this, the pound fell to its lowest point against the dollar for 31 years and Britain lost its final gold plated AAA rating.

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Companies. Size does matter

Companies. Size does matter

The size of a company is important if it is to generate sufficient cashflows to make it competitive with suitable levels of profitability and productivity. Large companies are also stronger because they offer more employment stability. The following points cover areas in which a larger company can be more effective.

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A Record Breaking Spain Investors’ Day

A Record Breaking Spain Investors’ Day

There was a record attendance at this year’s Spain Investors’ Day in Madrid, the sixth time the event had been held. Around two hundred investors took part from countries including Switzerland, the UK, Germany, Belgium, France, Denmark, Canada, Singapore, The USA, Austria and Italy. From Spain, the chief executives of 40 large companies attended representing 300,000 million euros of holdings and 80 per cent of IBEX 35.

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Spain’s huge German swing

Spain’s huge German swing

Spain’s financial image has undergone a radical overhaul for the better in the eyes of German companies and the numbers are being backed up by action. In 2014, a survey showed that 80 per cent of German companies saw the situation in Spain as bad or very bad. Fast forward to 2016 and ninety per cent of companies value the situation as good or satisfactory.

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Are you ready to sell your business?

Are you ready to sell your business?

Get your basic documentation right, fully prepare your financial documents, have commercial documents ready, know the strategy over the next few years, know the value of the company, carefully research and identify potential buyers, choose the right time to sell, consider whether you want a confidential or public sale, remember it’s not over until it’s really over and get solid financial, corporate and legal advice

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