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REE still eyeing Hispasat

Red Electrica: Still Eyeing Potential Acquisition Of Hispasat

Abertis and Red Eléctrica are keeping talks open regarding an eventual corporate deal involving Hispasat. According to the press, Abertis, which holds 90.4% of the satellites firm, is asking for a control premium in addition to the valuation it made of the company in May.

 


Carlos Slim relaunching FCC

Carlos Slim Is Finding It Difficult To Relaunch FCC

When Carlos Slim agreed to take a stake in FCC in 2014, which was at that time controlled by Esther Koplowtiz, and in a lot of difficulties – sales on the decline, losses, debt…- a lot of people breathed easy thinking the Mexican businessman was going to put the builder back on the straight and narrow. But he is finding it difficult to relaunch the company.


Abertis

Atlantia Wins The First Round In The Bid For Abertis; ACS Will Make The Next Move

Spain’s stock market regulator yesterday accepted Atlantia’s bid for Abertis, acknowledging that the content of the explanatory document presented by the Italian company is sufficient and in line with current regulations. The approval also gives Atlantia the possibility of improving its offer and establishes the period for ACS to consider its eventual competing bid.





Brazil privatisations

Brazil’s Privatisations Plan: Which Spanish Companies Would Be Interested?

Víctor Peiro (GVC Gaesco) | The emerging markets are performing well this year and so the context is favourable for revisiting the privatisation process in those countries. Brazil is set to sell off a raft of different assets, including state-owned utility Electrobrás. Several big Spanish companies could be interested in acquiring these assets.