Venture capital in the aeronautics industry

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BY : Diego GutiérrezNovember Tue, 2014
It seems that the aeronautics sector is slowly recovering and after a few years in which the participation of private equity in the sector had dropped considerably, this year 2014, although the participation is still low, two deals have been closed for an amount of €150M, a figure that far exceeds the amount raised by private equity in 2014.

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Operación destacada: Springwater entra en Aernnova

El fondo Suizo Springwater adquirió el pasado mes de Abril el 30% de Aernnova  por un importe que round los €150M.

"Springwater está apostando fuerte por España, tan solo en año y medio ha cerrado siete transacciones, la última de ellas la compra, junto con Gowaii, de cuatro divisiones de PullmanturRoyal Caribbean, entre ellas su aerolínea y es que de momento Springwater está apostando fuerte por el sector turismo y las comunicaciones, pero también tiene interés en el sector de la ingeniería, por lo que puede ser una gran oportunidad para el sector aeronáutico en España" afirma Diego Guiterrez de Abra Invest.

 Subsectores más activos

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En los años de 2007 a 2009 los sectores más activos fueron los de las aerolíneas y el de la construcción y diseño de aeronaves, pero la crisis ha hecho un gran daño a las aerolíneas españolas y muchas de esas empresas que habían recibido funding en  el periodo 2007-2009 quebraron.

 El sector del diseño y construcción  de aeronaves también se ha visto afectado por la crisis y los inversores prefirieron invertir en otros sectores, quizá menos afectados por la crisis o que se han aprovechado de las circunstancias de la crisis, como Volotea, buscador de viajes baratos en internet  que en 2012 recibió financiación de CCMP Capital Advisors . Aunque ya el año pasado 2013 el capital riesgo volvió a la construcción aeronáutica con la participación de Soprea en Elimco, experta en gestión integral de productos como, sistemas automáticos de pruebas, simuladores, cableado embarcado, unidades de control de cabina, consolas y equipos embarcados de alta complejidad.

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Listado de capital riesgo industria aeronáutica

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