Local get-together in Madrid sparks global growth strategies

Oaklins representatives from 40 countries came together on 14 November in Madrid’s Westin Palace for a client event focused on the global investment strategies of Spanish companies.

The client event spotlighted the range of Spanish companies with global investment strategies, and the wide variety of opportunities they’re seeking. Numerous trends and themes were covered by the invited speakers, such as Spain’s record high Foreign Direct Investment flows, the strong recovery of the country’s private equity sector since the financial crisis, the appeal to Spanish companies of markets like Latin America and Asia, and the significance of rapidly changing lifestyles, demographics and technology around the world.

A great opportunity to showcase Spain and its position as a prime investment location. Spain’s economy is more open, competitive and very resilient – the country is growing faster than France and Germany MARÍA JESUS FERNANDEZ, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, ICEX-INVEST 

Hosted by Oaklins SOCIOS, the event’s guest clients hailed from leading Spanish multinationals and private equity groups (or their investee companies): María Jesus Fernandez (ICEX-Invest), Maite Ballester (Nexxus Iberia), Juan Guerra (Tinsa), Javier Lopez Serrano (Applus), Lorea Aristizabal (CIE Automotive Group), Andreu Huguet (DomusVi), Antonio Todisco (Portobello Capital), José María de León (H.I.G.), Alberto Tió (Miura Private Equity) and Andrés Pelaez (MCH Private Equity).

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