The Economist publishes 15 th March, article signed by Elías Martínez, Partner at IMAP Albia Capital

  In the realm of the family enterprise, situations in which there is a debate on the company model and on the convenience of opening the shareholders to third partners are not exceptional. Situations derived from how to finance relevant projects (investments, acquisition of companies, etc), how to give exit to divergent partners or without […]


Elías Martínez, partner at IMAP Albia Capital: “The incorporation of a third party in the family business”

Within the cycle “Leadership and Management: where the family business is going” presented by the UPV / EHU, CEBEK and the Chamber of Bilbao with the collaboration of the Provincial Council of Bizkaia. When the duality between maintaining family ownership or giving access to external partners arises, it is when we need to know what […]


2017: A Very Busy Year for M&A

  Fernando Cabos, partner at IMAP Albia Capital IMAP closed 191 M&A transactions in 2017 valued at more than $12 billion dollars, compared to $7 billion in 2016 (+71%). 36% of IMAP-brokered transactions were cross-border transactions. Most IMAP transactions were mid-market (with values between $10 million and $200 million). The Industrial and Technological sectors continued to […]


Elías Martínez, Partner at IMAP Albia Capital in Accounting Experts Conference

Last 15 th February, Elías Martínez, Partner at IMAP Albia Capital, took part in the Accounting Expert Conference celebrated at the Basque University together with Mr. Antonio Fornieles, President at REC, Mr. Gustavo Bosquet, President at REC Basque Country and Mr. José Antonio Gil, ex Partner at PwC in transaction services. Elías explained the Due […]


Size limits M&A deals in the Basque Country, which do grow in the State. Estrategia Empresarial (1-15 February, 2018)

  A better economic conjuncture, an increase of  investment by part of foreign funds and a better financial situation of companies propitiated a notable increase of the activity of mergers and acquisitions in Spain that, nevertheless, was not reflected in the Basque Country. The purchase of  Sáenz Horeca by Guzmán Gastronomy, subsidiary of the South African […]


IMAP Albia Capital is advising ADIGEST GROUP on its integration into the INCOTEC GROUP

  Adigest Group is integrating into the Incotec Group. Both groups are consultancy firms specializing in the administration of Innovation, the valuation of intangible assets, plans for boosting R&D&I, and the administration of public subsidies and tax incentives. The integration of Adigest into the INCOTEC Group, completed towards the end of December, results in the […]


GUZMÁN GASTRONOMÍA in the acquisition of a 75% stake in the Vitoria-based company SÁENZ HORECA

  DETAILS OF THE TRANSACTION IMAP Albia Capital is advising GUZMÁN GASTRONOMÍA in the acquisition of a 75% stake in the Vitoria-based company SÁENZ HORECA. The acquisition of Sáenz-Horeca by the South-African multinational Bidcorp – the majority shareholder in Guzmán Gastronomía – will boost the growth of the group based at Mercabarna, which is expecting […]


Conference on alternative financing instruments held on October 10, 2017

Last Tuesday 10 th October IMAP Albia Capital held its first “Day on alternative financing instruments” aimed primarily at SMEs We counted on the presence of important companies friends of our house, to which we greatly thank their presence wishing it has been useful. The talk was moderated by Elías Martínez, partner of IMAP Albia Capital.   […]


2017, a very dynamic year for Mergers and Acquisitions and Corporate Finance

With the third quarter now closed, financial year 2017 has been one of considerable dynamism and high volumes in the mergers and acquisitions market. In addition to the well-known excess of funds in the portfolios of financial investors, there is also an unusual appetite for growth by family SMEs, which are taking decisive steps towards […]


IMAP Deal Summary H1 2017

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