Highlighting the opportunities in the most active sectors in the Spanish market

Casino De Madrid
30 May, 2018
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  • 08:30

    Registration and Breakfast

  • 09:30

    Welcoming Remarks

  • 09:35

    Keynote Address

  • 10:00

    Deal leaders: opportunities and outlook for M&A

    This session will examine speaker’s views on the prospects for Spanish players looking to do M&A this year.

    •What will be the drivers of the deals in the Spanish M&A market?
    •Are we returning to pre-crisis levels?
    •Examining current M&A pricing trends -  Is it now seller’s market?
    •What challenges are predicted for 2018/2019?
    •To what extent will investment and growth be impacted by the political situation?

    Juan Orbea
    Juan Orbea
    Head of Mergers and Acquisitions, Santander
  • 10:45

    Networking Coffee break

  • 11:15

    Exploring the changing energy market

    This panel will assess the energy sector to understand best practises for doing M&A as well as specific transaction. Speakers will give their view on where they see the market going and how they deal with challenges in this regulated industry.

    •M&A Operations in Utilities
    •Clean energy transactions
    •Regulatory changes- investment strategies and disinvestment plans
    •Opportunities in Stranded assets as a consecution of the Energy transition act.

    Marta  Martínez Queimadelos
    Marta Martínez Queimadelos
    CEO , T Solar
    Agustín  Cerdá
    Agustín Cerdá
    Partner, Cuatrecasa
  • 12:00

    The role of private equity in family businesses

    This panel discussion will explore partnership opportunities between private equity and family businesses. Speakers will share their stories about the processes involved and the synergies that can be created.

    •The advantages of investing in family businesses, returns and terms?
    •What are the differences between working with family businesses as compared to typical companies?
    •Understanding the process from a family business perspective

    Ramón  Betolaza
    Ramón Betolaza
    Managing Partner, Blacktoro Capital
    Jorge Morral
    Jorge Morral
    CEO , Europastry
    Miguel Camino
    Miguel Camino
    Eduardo  Muñoz
    Eduardo Muñoz
    Head of Consumer Goods & Retail , Santander
  • 12:45

    Networking Coffee Break

  • 13:15

    Navigating transaction execution risks in M&A

    The speakers will provide practical insight into the best ways to use insurance specific to the Spanish market and when it can add value to the deal. It will also compare rates of adoption in Spanish transactions versus Europe.

  • 13:45

    Sector spotlight: Analysing the M&A real estate market

    This panel will provide a comprehensive overview of the real estate market in Spain. Speakers will share the views on emerging trends and analyse the dynamics in the industry.

    •Opportunities for domestic investors?
    •Understanding consolidation trends in the industry
    •Distressed opportunities and the future of NPL portfolios
    •Discussing the next use of SOCIMI’s as a vehicle?
    •Examining the IPO market – Will this become a trend? Why are companies using this as an exit strategy?

    Vicente  Fenollar
    Vicente Fenollar
    Director General Económico Financiero, Grupo Barceló
  • 14:30

    Networking Lunch

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