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Eight Spanish banks brands amongst the 500 most valued worldwide

Spanish financial sector reduces its assets

J.L.M. Campuzano (AEB) | The total assets of the Spanish financial system amounted to 4.7 trillion euros at the end of 2017, almost four times GDP. In 2012 it exceeded 5.2 trillion euros.




Cellnex buys El Corte Inglés' antenna business for € 70M

Cellnex records +11% growth in Q1 2019

Spanish Cellnex Telecom has presented its 20191Q results. Revenue amounted to € 241 million (+11%) and EBITDA was € 159 million (+11%). The net result closed neutral at € 0 million compared to losses of 37 million in the first quarter of 2018, according to the firm.


NH Hotels: interesting, but expensive compared to rivals

NH Hotels: Interesting, But Expensive Compared To Rivals

José Benito de Vega | Following the sharp fall compared to the Ibex 35 in the last two months of 2018 (-26% in November/December 2018 compared to the -4% of the Ibex 35), NH has performed relatively positively so far in 2019, with a rise of 22% compared to the 12% of the Ibex 35.


Tecnicas Reunidas, leading the bid for Aramco Gas Projects

Middle East represents 70% of Tecnicas Reunidas projects

Alphavalue | Even if the battle between Chevron and Occidental for Anadarko serves to remind us that financial discipline and oil and gas rarely go together, it remains far from its 2014 heights. The companies integrated in Tecnicas Reunidas have drastically restructures their cost basis in the last five years, to the consternation of the oil services sector.


Bankia annual net profit in Q119 reaches 205 M€ (-10,8%) and beats expectations

Bankinter | Bankia has presented its first quarter results (Q12019). We highlight the principal figures compared to the consensus: Interest margins: 526 M€ (-4,7% vs 502 M€ expected); Gross margin: 813 M€ (-13,3%; vs 814 M€ expected); Operational margin: 357 M€ (-16,6%; vs 355 M€ esperado); Annual net profit: 205 M€ (-10,8% vs -40 M€ in Q4 18 vs 196M€ expected).


Banco Santander

Santander attributed net profit falls by -10% to € 1.840bn in 1Q19

Banco Santander revealed its 1Q19 numbers. Intermediation margin (NII or margin of interest) € 8.68 + 3% yoy <€ 8.75 bn € e cons. Attributed net profit is 1.84 bn € -10.41% yoy against the 1.83 bn € estimated by the consensus, after a net charge of € 108 M for restructuring costs in the United Kingdom and Poland and assets sale. Ordinary profit has grown in seven of its ten main markets.


Iberdrola buybacks operations

S&P maintains BBB+ rating for Iberdrola

S&P Global confirmed the long-term credit rating “BBB +”, with a “stable” outlook for Iberdrola, backed by “solid” operating performance in 2018 and in 1Q2019.