Monthly Reports covering February 2016
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Please find below our most recent reports for Latin America, Brazil, Iberian Market and Mexico analyzing transactional activity and
deal trends for each market.
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TTR – Transactional Track Record
The Latin American transactional market generated M&A deals with an aggregate value of approximately USD 6.86bn in February 2016, representing a 65% increase compared to the same month last year.
Brazil led by volume with 44 deals worth approximately USD 3.64bn in aggregate value, followed by Mexico with 20 deals totaling approximately USD 2.05bn in aggregate.
The Brazilian transactional market registered a total of 111 deals, both announced and closed, including asset acquisitions, and aggregate deal value of BRL 27.25bn in the first two months of 2016. In February, aggregate deal value rose to BRL 15.38bn, considering deals with disclosed values, representing a 473% increase compared to the same period in 2015. Financial services transactions recorded a 31% increase in deal volume in January and February compared to the first two months of 2015, TTR’s Brazil Monthly Report (www.TTRecord.com) revealed.
The Spanish transactional market registered a total of 121 mergers and acquisitions, including announced and closed deals, in Ferbruary, with EUR 5.31bn in aggregate value, representing an increase of 186% compared to the same period in 2015.
The most active sectors YTD are real estate with 61 deals, Internet with 20 deals, technology with 17, and financial services, with 13 transactions.
The Portuguese transactional market registered a 62% increase in deal volume in February 2016 compared to the same month last year, TTR’s Iberian Monthly Report (www.TTRecord.com) revealed. A total of 21 deals were registered in the month, including announced and closed transaction and asset acquisitions, compared to 13 in February 2015. Deal values were disclosed for only nine of these transactions, yielding aggregate value of EUR 743m.
YTD, 39 deals have been recorded, representing an 8% increase in volume compared to the same two-month period last year. Transaction values were disclosed for 19 of these 39 deals, yielding an aggregate value of EUR 1.32bn.
The Mexican transactional market registered a total of 20 mergers and acquisitions in February 2016, with USD 2.05bn in aggregate value, representing an 11% increase in deal volume and a 9% increase in aggregate value compared to the same month last year.
The most active sectors in Mexico YTD are real estate, with five deals, hospitality and food and beverage, with four deals each, and distribution and retail, with three transactions.
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