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Future Expectations on Brazil under Newly Elected President Jair Bolsonaro

On October 28th, 2018, right leaning presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro beat left leaning Workers’ Party candidate Fernando Haddad, with 55% of valid votes. Bolsonaro’s election represents a shift from 16 years of presidents from the socialistic Worker’s Party…

Distressed asset investment landscape in India

The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) changed the game in India. It has given stressed asset resolutions a legal structure, well-defined processes, responsibilities and timelines.…

What makes Indians obsessed with billionaires?

Indians are furious over a $1.8 billion bank fraud case involving Nirav Modi, a billionaire and the man whom Vanity Fair called (in an astonishingly poor sense of timing)…

What makes Indians obsessed with billionaires?

Indians are furious over a $1.8 billion bank fraud case involving Nirav Modi, a billionaire and the man whom Vanity Fair called (in an astonishingly poor sense of timing) “the atelier of India’s most ambitious luxury jewelry brand.”…

Changing dynamics of Indian telecom industry

Anil Ambani-led Reliance Communications (RCom) has decided to shut down its 2G mobile phone operations as the business is no longer viable due to the price war unleashed by elder brother Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Jio (part of USD 50 bn , Reliance Industries, an Indian conglomerate engaged in energy, petrochemicals, textiles, natural resources, retail, and telecommunications) which is offering free voice calls and dirt cheap data. The younger sibling- Anil Ambani had inherited the telecom business of the Reliance group following the division of the family empire between the two brothers.…

Demonetisation: Bane or Boon

The long-term implications of India’s November decision to withdraw currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 are nowhere close to being apparent. Did it have the intended impact of curbing the black economy? Did it dent the Indian preference for cash? Did it curb the fake currency menace? How much currency was exchanged?…

America First In The Trump Raj

US President Donald Trump has proposed a massive reduction in corporate tax rate to 15 per cent. The move, if passes muster, could be good for Indian companies but bad for the country.…

INDIAN ELECTIONS – IN THE PRICE

Indian state elections were announced over the weekend and the ruling party led by Prime Minister Modi- Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) were the clear winners with a sweep in the key state Uttar Pradesh (UP)…

Mega Indian Telco Merger: Better late than never

Two out of India's Top 3 telco operators, Vodafone (No 2) and Idea Cellular (No 3) confirmed their merger plan earlier this month.…

Trump victory & scrapping of Notes. Near term jitters provide opportunities

Two major events-one domestic and other global, have led to market jitters which in our view present an opportunity for value buying…

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Walter Pack - Project NOA

NORGESTION acted as sole financial advisor of WalterPack sharholder during the process. Walter Pack Group sealed a strategic alliance with one of the largest vehicle…

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SECA Automatismes

Aurignac Finance, advised the shareholders of SECA Automatismes on its sale to Alkan Group.

Alkan Group is a leading manufacturer of carriage, release and ejection…

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  'intro' => string 'OXEYE Advisors advised PartsPoint Group, the leading independent automotive aftermarket distributor in the Benelux, on the acquisition of Dabeko' (length=144)
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Dabeko

OXEYE Advisors advised PartsPoint Group, the leading independent automotive aftermarket distributor in the Benelux, on the acquisition of Dabeko

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Canimguide

Experia Corporate Finance Advisors acted as advisors to Canimguide AB, on Capital raise, to finance clinical studies.

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Stracon S.A.

Efic Partners advised STRACON, S.A. on the acquisition of a 60% controlling stake in Dumas Holdings Inc. ("Dumas").

Since 1994, Dumas has evolved from a…

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Ceramicas Navagres - Cerámicas Navagres

Bilbu has acquired Cerámicas Navagrés (100% of the shares from Keraben, Victoria Group, and private shareholders). Deal value was not disclosed.

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Pos Service Holland

OXEYE Advisors advised the Pos founding family in the sale of a majority stake to Nordian Capital, a local Dutch mid market private equity fund

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  'intro' => string 'Ethica Corporate Finance advised the shareholders of Equilibra S.r.l. on the sale of a 75% stake to Unilever, which entered the key market of ‘natural’…' (length=163)
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Equilibra

Ethica Corporate Finance advised the shareholders of Equilibra S.r.l. on the sale of a 75% stake to Unilever, which entered the key market of ‘natural’…

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ALGEPOSA

Algeposa acquired, through a share exchange, a minority stake in NTS Sagunto, NTS Castellon and NTS Tarragona subsidiaries of Noatum Maritime

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ALGEPOSA

Algeposa sold, through share exchange, a minority percentage in AGP Asturias, TMH Huelva and PAM to Noatum Maritime

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AugenCentrum Zytglogge - Focus

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  'intro' => string 'Danfoss A/S has acquired the remote control business, currently owned by the company Ikusi. The deal value was not disclosed.
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Ikusi - Telecontrol - Project Control

Danfoss A/S has acquired the remote control business, currently owned by the company Ikusi. The deal value was not disclosed.
The remote control business will be…

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Sebach

Ethica Corporate Finance advised the PE Funds (LBO France, Yarpa, HAT) owning the majority of the share capital of Ylda Group (an Italian Group including…

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Cintac, S.A.

On July 3rd, 2018, Cintac S.A. subsidiary of the Chilean steel group CAP, acquired 70% of the shares of the Calaminon conglomerate for US$ 40…

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ELDU

Company wanted to restructure part of the debt, related to their investments abroad.

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