Cellnex has reached an agreement with Orange Spain to acquire a portfolio of 1,500 telecommunications sites, which means 11% of the current Cellnex portfolio in Spain, and 4% of the total portfolio of towers and antennas located in urban, suburban and rural areas. The operation involves an overall investment of € 260 M. The acquisition will be financed through available cash.Read More
David Kohl (Julius Baer) | The European political leadership is in transition, with Ursula von der Leyen starting as President of the European Commission and Christine Lagarde as President of the European Central Bank and the Social Democrats in Germany voting for a new leadership. The common denominator of the most recent leadership changes in Europe is more openness towards an expansionary fiscal policy at the expense of austerity, which had been the mantra of the past ten years.
Repsol expects to adjust the accounting value of some assets, with a post-tax accounting charge of approximately 4.8 billion euros in order to achieve net zero emissions by 2050. This adjustment will reduce specific reported income for 2019 but does not alter the company’s cash flow for the year nor the announced proposal to increase shareholder remuneration.
Foreign companies’ assessment of the business climate in Spain has remained unchanged since last year. Specifically, the business climate in Spain scored an average of three out of five, according to the “Barometer of the Business Climate in Spain from the Foreign Investor’s Perspective”, prepared jointly by ICEX-Invest in Spain, Foreign Multinationals for the Spain brand and the IESE.Read More
Iberdrola will promote via its subsidiary Scottish Power Renewables a marine wind mega-project, called East Anglia Hub, which will add an installed capacity of 3,100 MW and involve an approximate investment of 6,500 million pounds (more than 7,600 million euros). The three projects will be procured together to leverage their scale with a continuous installation programme.