Transactions

SOCIOS focuses on assignments for a broad range of client types where a high degree of industrial sector expertise and executional excellence is required. We advise on the sale of transactions with an Entreprise Value as high as one billion Euros as well as sale transactions with Entreprise Values as  low as ten million Euros. When advising clients on investment opportunities on the buy-side, we work with the world’s major Private Equity groups on multi-billion Euro global transactions as well as Spanish family companies acquiring local competitors with a value of a few million Euros.

We aim to bring rigour, creativity, objectivity and commitment to each assignment with the aim of being every client’s trusted advisors for the very long term.

IDP acquires INDUTEC INGENIEROS

May 2021 – IDP acquires Indutec Ingenieros IDP is a Spanish leading player in (Building Information Modelling) BIM-based engineering, architecture and other digitalization services for

TINSA acquires DEYDE

May 2021: Tinsa acquires software for database optimization company Deyde Deyde is a software company specialised in the normalisation, deduplication and enrichment of databases for

GRUPO BC acquires LEXER

April 2021 – Grupo BC acquires Lexer. Grupo BC is the leading mortgage management services provider in Iberia and Latin America. It acquires Lexer, Spain’s

GRUPO VISALIA acquires WATIUM

April 2021 – Grupo Visalia acquires the electrical energy trading company Watium. Grupo Visalia, an independent energy group that produces and supplies renewable energy and

CMVC acquires POLICLÍNICA ÁGUILAS

January 2021: Centro Médico Virgen de la Caridad integrates two new medical centres in Murcia. CMVC is the holding company through which the Spanish private

SKIOLD acquires ROTECNA

July 2020: Skiold acquires Rotecna, the leading Spanish manufacturer of pig-farming equipmen. Skiold is a Danish company dedicated to the design of solutions and equipment

CAFENTO acquires JAVA REPUBLIC

May 2019: Founded in 1930 in Asturias, Cafento is a family-owned business with leading position in Spain in the production and commercialization of coffee and

Sale of LAVOLA to ANTHESIS CONSULTING GROUP

February 2019: Founded en 1981, Lavola is a Spanish profesional services Company providing consultancy, communication and education services with a focus on sustainable development. With

ROYO GROUP FIORA BATH COLLECTIONS

January 2018: Royo Group acquires Fiora Bath Collections, a company specialized in the manufacture of resin shower trays. Royo Group, the Spain-based maker of bathroom

PALEX MEDICAL acquires TAPER GROUP

August 2017: Palex Medical, a leading distributor of medical equipment in Spain and Portugal, has acquired the healthcare business of Grupo Taper with the objective

TREPLAS has been acquired by JOKEY GROUP

May 2017: Trebolin Plasticos (“Treplas”) has been acquired by Jokey Group, a German leading manufacturer of rigid plastic packaging. Founded in 1971 and headquartered in

PRINTEOS acquires LITHO-BRU

February 2017: Printeos, one of the leading European manufacturers of envelopes and other stationery equipment, acquires, via the French company CEPAP, the company Litho-Bru as

CINVEN has acquired TINSA

April 2016: International Private Equity Fund Cinven has acquired a majority stake in the Spanish group Tinsa, owned by Advent International. Tinsa is the

PRINTEOS acquires ADHESIVOS DEL SEGURA

December 2015: Printeos, one of the leading European manufacturers of envelopes and other stationery equipment, acquires Adhesivos del Segura as part of its diversification strategy.

PAI Partners acquires Geriatros

September 2015: PAI Partners, a major European private equity firm headquartered in France, acquires Geriatros from Magnum Industrial Partners. Geriatros is a leading company

HIG Capital acquires Café y Té

July 2014: HIG Capital, an investment fund based in Miami, acquires Compañía del Trópico, the holding company for Café & Té for an undisclosed amount.

Printeos acquires Bacigalupe Hermanos

April 2014: Printeos, the leading Spanish manufacturer of envelopes, acquires Bacigalupe Hermanos as part of its diversification strategy. Bacigalupe Hermanos is a family company founded

Ymedia joins the Aegis Media group

July 2013: Aegis Media, a UK-based leading global media agency group (part of the Japanese conglomerate, Dentsu) has completed the acquisition of Ymedia, a leading

MCH sells Televida to Tunstall Group

January 2013: The Spanish private equity fund MCH together with Sergesa Group have completed the disposal of Televida Servicios Sociosanitarios to Tunstall Group. Televida

ProA Capital acquires Ambulancias Reus

October 2011: ProA Capital acquires Ambulancias Reus, Ambuibérica Group’s first acquisition since the entry of ProA in its shareholding. The integration of Ambulancias Reus in

ProA Capital acquires Ambuibérica

May 2011: ProA Capital, Spanish private equity firm founded in 2008 with over €250 million under management, acquires Ambuibérica Group, one of the leading companies

Plusquamdata acquires Conversia

February 2011: Plusquamdata, Spanish company specialized in telemarketing services for large domestic clients, completes the acquisition of a majority shareholding of Conversia. Conversia’s founding partners

Novozymes acquires Turfal

August 2010: Novozymes acquires Turfal, a Brazilian producer of microorganisms and supplier of sustainable solutions to the agriculture industry. Novozymes, a global biotechnology group based

Ibersuizas acquires Multiasistencia

July 2010: Ibersuizas, Spanish private equity firm with nearly €600 million under management, acquires Multiasistencia Group in co-investment with US investment fund Hamilton Lane and

Mémora acquires two companies in Spain

March 2010: Mémora, the largest funeral services provider in Spain and Portugal, acquires Servicios Funerarios de Majadahonda in Madrid and La Funeraria Santiago el Calero

Sedecal acquires Suinsa

May 2008: Sociedad Española de Electromedicina y Calidad S.A. (Sedecal) acquires its competitor Suinsa Medical Systems, S.A. (Suinsa). Suinsa is a Spanish company specialised in

Sonepar Ibérica acquires Dimel Castilla

August 2007: French multinational group SONEPAR, through its subsidiary SONEPAR IBÉRICA, acquires DIMEL CASTILLA, electrical material distribution company situated in Madrid. With this operation, SONEPAR

Euroloc absorbs Umesa

August 2007: After the acquisitions of Nacanco in May and Grúas Homs in June, Euroloc, the second largest equipment rental company in Spain which is

GRUPO KATRY ACQUIRES GR4

July 2007: Grupo Katry, active in a broad range of sectors such as engineering, construction and services, renewable energies, real estate and agri-food business, acquires

Parques Reunidos acquires Bonbonland

July 2007: Parques Reunidos, the leading international leisure group headquartered in Madrid, Spain, acquires Denmark’s premier family entertainment park, Bonbonland, for a price of approximately

ROOMMATE INCREASES ITS SHARE CAPITAL

June 2007: RoomMate Hotels incorporates Corporación Caja Castilla La Mancha to its shareholder base through a capital increase. RoomMate Hotels, which is managed and majority

Euroloc acquires Grúas Homs

June 2007: Euroloc, one of Spain’s leading construction machinery rental providers, acquires Grúas Homs, based in Catalunya. Grúas Homs is one of Catalunya’s leading operators

Euroloc acquires Nacanco

May 2007: SOCIOS FINANCIEROS originates this investment opportunity and advises Euroloc on all aspects of the transaction execution. May 2007: Euroloc, the leading construction machinery

Ya.com sells viajes.com to Iberojet

December 2006: Ya.com, wholly owned by Deutsche Telecom AG, sells its subsidiary viajes.com, leader in the Spanish market in the Internet travel agency sector, to

Sonepar Ibérica acquires Dielectro Balear

November 2006: French multinational group SONEPAR, through its subsidiary SONEPAR IBÉRICA, acquires DIELECTRO BALEAR, the leader in distribution of electrical material in the Balearic Islands.

Abener enters the polish engineering market

July 2006: Abener Energía, S.A., a company belonging to Abeinsa, Abengoa’s industrial engineering and construction business group, has completed its acquisition of Energoprojekt Gliwice (EPG),

Advent International acquires Euroloc

July 2006: The private equity fund Advent International (“Advent”) has acquired 100% of the share capital of Euroloc de Maquinaria, S.L. (“Euroloc”) for an enterprise

Creation of Grupo Naturener

September 2003: Following its minority investment in Hidronorte in 2001, and in accordance with the Business Plan drawn up by SOCIOS FINANCIEROS, Guadalmancha takes control