KPMG, leader in mergers and acquisitions in the Spanish financial sector for 2013

23/01/2014 – Expansión

The Corporate Finance´s team of KPMG specialized in the financial sector led once again, doing so nine years in a row, the ranking of financial counselors in relation to the number of the consulted transactions within 2013 in the sector.

KPMG also leads the European ranking as well as in a worldwide level in relation to the complete transactions in this sector. KPMG advised financial entities and investors specialized in the execution of corporate transactions with a value above 2.000 million Euros, in divestment of banking business non-core, in divestment of business management of real estate and divestment of nationalized banks.

Corporate Finance of KPMG, where Amparo Solis is responsible, has been consolidated as a reference consultancy for selling dilapidated assets and Sareb, by participating last year to its initial transactions that took place in Spain with a total value above 5.000 in assets.

Among others, KPMG adviced Sareb over the sale of its first package of buildings to the fund H.I.G Capital for 100 million. It also offered its service to Bankia for the sale of Bankia Habitat to Cerberus for 90 million. Other transactions in which KPMG took part in the financial sector are the sale of Popular’s Aliseda Real Estate Management to Varde Partners and Kennedy Wilson, for 815 million or the purchase of Santander’s Atamira Asset Management for 664 million by Apollo