This paper analyses the largest buyouts done by private equity investors in Spain. The objective of the paper is to analyse in depth these deals, to be able to better understand their leverage levels, valuations and the evolution of both variables. It also reviews who is behind these deals, from the equity and from the debt perspective. One of the conclusions of the analysis is that there has been a clear inflation in both debt levels and valuations. Additionally, the players in the largest deals are international PE houses and European banks, most of them with presence in Spain.

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Alemany Gil, Luisa

Análisis de las mayores compras apalancadas (LBOs) en España, 2005-2007

01/2008
itemDefault This paper analyses the largest buyouts done by private equity investors in Spain. The objective of the paper is to analyse in depth these deals, to be able to better understand their leverage levels, valuations and the evolution of both variables. It also reviews who is behind these deals, from the equity and from the debt perspective. One of the conclusions of the analysis is that there has been a clear inflation in both debt levels and valuations. Additionally, the players in the largest deals are international PE houses and European banks, most of them with presence in Spain.
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Análisis de las mayores compras apalancadas (LBOs) en España, 2005-2007
Alemany Gil, Luisa
Rochester (United States of America) 01/2008
SSRN working paper series; ; nº 1088002
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