Mergermarket, the leading provider of M&A data and intelligence, has released research showing that in 1Q19, Spanish private equity continued to be active, with buyouts in the region reaching EUR3bn (18 deals), while exits reached EUR 2bn (7 deals), up from EUR 1.3bn and EUR 1.5bn for buyouts and exits, respectively in 4Q18.
Geopolitical events continue to provide a challenging backdrop to M&A in Europe. In an effort to help give dealmakers clarity in navigating this new political era, attendees to Acuris events in 2017 events have benefitted from these first-hand views by government ministers and political commentators.
Following the real estate panel at Mergermarket's Spanish M&A and Private Equity Forum 2016, Inigo Rubio of Cuatrecasas, Goncalves Pereira summarises investment trends in the Spanish real estate sector for 2016.
Political fragmentation is sweeping across the European Union, as trust in national governments falls. Wolf Piccoli of Teneo Intelligence outlines why this is happening and what it means for investors.
Victor Xercavins, partner at Cuatrecasas, Goncalves Pereira talks about how Spain’s rapidly improving economy is providing strong support for the deal pipeline; and how real estate deals around tourism and non-performing loans (NPLs) sales have helped M&A volumes.
The elimination of macroeconomic risk related to Spain has helped drive renewed interest from investors. Labour reforms by the Spanish government has helped improve competitiveness of domestic companies, according to Eduard Saura of Accuracy.