Posts Tagged ‘M&A Spain’

Spain’s M&A Heyday

Spain’s M&A Heyday

Mergers and acquisitions of companies have exploded in Spain growing more than 84 per cent in the first half of this year compared to the same period of last year. Although the number of transactions is similar to what they were a year ago – 553 compared to 586 – the value of them is more than 45,000 million euros. The industrial sector is a stand out in this first…

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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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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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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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Why Now’s The Time To Invest In Spanish Real Estate

Why Now’s The Time To Invest In Spanish Real Estate

Spain’s real estate sector is emerging from the doldrums as foreign investors snap up attractively-priced apartment blocks, offices and hotels.
Not surprising, given that commercial property yields in Madrid and Barcelona have been as much as 50 percent higher than those of Paris or London in the past couple of years.

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Falling Unemployment Will Boost M&A Deals in Spain

Falling Unemployment Will Boost M&A Deals in Spain

Spain has begun to shrug off its economic woes and is on track to regain its former glory as an M&A powerhouse. So what’s behind the change in trend? Two main factors: the country has finally emerged from a two-year recession in the third quarter, and its sky-high unemployment rate is easing.

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Vulture Funds Gobble Up Spain Property Assets

Vulture Funds Gobble Up Spain Property Assets

Hedge funds and private equity firms have been busy in Spain, bagging distressed property assets at bargain basement prices. These “vulture funds” have been circling Spain for some time looking for acquisition opportunities amongst property and industrial assets battered by the global financial crisis. But deals have been slow to materialise due in part to discrepancies over valuations. So what has now finally sparked the flurry of M&A in Spain?

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M&A Heats Up Spain’s Language Service Providers

M&A Heats Up Spain’s Language Service Providers

The high demand for translation and interpretation services in today’s globalised market has got many language service providers talking M&A in Spain. In the past few years, several language service providers (LSPs) in Spain have teamed up to beat the economic downturn, taking advantage of cost savings and technology synergies.

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Spain Water Treatment Investment to Fuel M&A

Spain Water Treatment Investment to Fuel M&A

Spain has lead the way in industries like fashion retail, tourism and wind energy. But the Spanish water treatment sector is one that has lagged behind some of its European peers and risked the wrath of the European Commission. Private investment is seen as the solution.

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M&A On Horizon As Spain Invests In ‘Miracle’ Graphene

M&A On Horizon As Spain Invests In ‘Miracle’ Graphene

With interest rates still low, gold prices disappointing and stock markets as volatile as ever, investors are looking for alternative ways to make their money work. One option which is attracting the interest of a growing number of industrial and private investors is graphene, touted as the “miracle material” of the 21st century. Spain is one of the countries leading the investigation in Europe into the exploitation of this material’s unique properties.

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