Posts Tagged ‘CORPORATE TAX’

Spain’s positive investment paradox

Spain’s positive investment paradox

That Spain may have some way to go before it can claim full financial recovery could be exactly what makes it so attractive to foreign investors. It’s something of a paradox but one very much worth looking at. It’s precisely because Spain is taking measures to continue to fight its way back to full prosperity that it is being looked upon so favourably.

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Spanish Banks’ Bad Loans Fall as Credit Rises

Spanish Banks’ Bad Loans Fall as Credit Rises

Over the last few months, Spanish banks have been showing that the economic recovery is slowly but surely filtering through to their balance sheets.

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Spain M&A Boosted by Growing Optimism

Spain M&A Boosted by Growing Optimism

Spain has been a hub of M&A activity over the last 12 months and the outlook for 2015 is rosy as the economy continues to improve. Renewed foreign investor interest in Spanish assets, combined with local companies’ expansion ambitions at home, have helped fuel an increase in acquisitions across a range of sectors.

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Lidl To Open Logistics Centre in Madrid

Lidl To Open Logistics Centre in Madrid

There was some welcome good news for the Madrid region last month, both on the employment front and in terms of foreign investor interest!
German discount supermarket chain Lidl said it will earmark 70 million euros for a new logistics centre in Alcala de Henares, on the outskirts of the Spanish capital. This will be Lidl’s largest logistics platform in Europe and the construction work and commissioning of this distribution centre will create 100 jobs.

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Spain reforms make it top investor bet for 2015

Spain reforms make it top investor bet for 2015

After struggling to emerge from a deep economic downturn which lasted the best part of five years, Spain is firmly on investors 2015 buy list! Once a protagonist of the eurozone sovereign debt crisis, the country’s economy has now returned to growth and is outpacing former eurozone front-runners like France.

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Fiscal Changes Which Affect M&A

Fiscal Changes Which Affect M&A

As Spain’s economy emerges from a deep downturn and returns to growth, the government has implemented reforms aimed at ensuring the recovery is sustainable.
One of the most important reforms so far is the planned overhaul of the country’s tax system.

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2014 M&A Trends In Spain

2014 M&A Trends In Spain

The number of M&A transactions completed in Europe has rebounded this year following the slump that occurred towards the end of 2013.
And Spain has been a hub of activity as the country’s recovering economy has rekindled investor confidence.

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Spain’s Economy Keeps Growing

Spain’s Economy Keeps Growing

Spain clawed its way out of its second recession in five years late last year and since then the economy is on a steady path back to growth.
So much so that it looks likely to have outgrown eurozone peers like France or Italy.
According to recent Bank of Spain data, GDP grew 0.5 percent in the second quarter from the first when it rose 0.4 percent.
The faster-than-expected uptick in domestic demand and a more favourable trend in unemployment has led the Madrid-based central bank to raise its 2014 GDP forecast to 1.3 percent from a previous 1.2 percent.

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Foreign Firms See Spain as Good Investment Bet

Foreign Firms See Spain as Good Investment Bet

Over the last 18 months, Spain has ticked a lot of boxes for overseas investors keen to diversify their portfolios with acquisitions in industries like banking, property and tourism.
The country’s retail sector is also a target for foreign capital flows, against a backdrop of recovering domestic demand as the economy returns to growth.

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Fujitsu Will Continue to Invest in Spain

Fujitsu Will Continue to Invest in Spain

Spain is fast regaining its popularity as a top investment choice for foreign companies looking to expand their business overseas.
According to the Barometer of the Business Climate in Spain – a survey carried out by top local business school IESE – foreign investors are much more bullish in 2014 on the outlook for revenues, investment and job creation than they were two years ago.

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