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Evidence of Spanish M&A market reactivation

Divestment by large industries and the increasing internationalization of Spanish firms is driving this shifting trend.
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The Oil and Gas sector in Brazil

Norgestion’s observations and key take-home messages after the Mergers Alliance Partnership seminar held in Rio de Janeiro in March 2013.
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Keep calm and carry on

Last December I wrote that although many private equity firms in Spain are facing an uncertain future, I see good opportunities in the market
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Private Equity outlook in Spain – Light at the end of the tunnel

Although many people thought that the Spanish economy would improve after the conservative party won the elections last year, the situation in Spain is still complicated.
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Believe in Barca

Maarten De Jongh muses on the Spanish market as tensions rise in Catalonia.
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Productivity in Spain

Maarten continues his sweeping, yet detailed account of the Spanish market, this time narrowing in on productivity.
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Learning to invest in Spain (or elsewhere, for that matter)

Maarten de Jongh continues his analysis of the Spanish market, explaining why the current situation might not be as bad as some people think
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Spain's botched bailout

Maarten De Jongh continues his account of the ongoing banking crisis in Spain, this time discussing the recent bailout funds.
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Spain's houses of pain

Following on from my article on the conditions surrounding the Bankia, I recount Spain's addiction to the property market.
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Bankia: Banking and politics in Spain

What the travails of a major savings bank means for Spain. Maarten de Jongh's latest opinion piece, also featured in Real Deals.
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Webster Equity Partners acquired Santa Monica Fertility. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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ChargePoint Services

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