Mergermarket Private Equity and M&A Forum Spain

Mandarin Oriental Ritz, Madrid

04 Jun

Panel: Navigating the Spanish TMT M&A landscape

The technology, media, and telecommunications (TMT) sector has been a hotbed of deal activity in Spain, with the Internet, software, and IT services sector ranking as the second most active in January 2024 based on number of transactions. This panel will bring together leading experts and advisors to discuss the trends, opportunities, and challenges shaping TMT M&A in the Spanish market. From high-growth software companies to telecom infrastructure plays, the panel will provide insights into sectors driving deals, regulatory considerations, valuation dynamics, and strategies for buyers and sellers to maximise value creation. Panellists will discuss the most active sector:

  • What are the key drivers and tailwinds fuelling M&A activity in the Spanish TMT sector currently? Which specific verticals or technologies are seeing the most robust deal flow? 
  • Spain's TMT sector has a mix of domestic players and international strategic/PE investors. How are cross-border dynamics impacting deal processes, valuations, and competitive tensions? 
  • What unique complexities arise in international TMT transactions? From an advisor's perspective, what are the major pitfalls or risks that TMT companies should be aware of when pursuing M&A in the Spanish market? 
  • How can buyers and sellers best navigate issues like IP/data regulations, employment matters, antitrust considerations?
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  • Speakers keyboard_arrow_down
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    Alvaro Sanz Carrasqueño Director, Head of Spain Ardian