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BY : Diego GutiérrezDecember Fri, 2014
2014 ha sido un buen año para elM&A en  América Latina, de nuestro análisis ha destacado el crecimiento de actividad en Colombia y Brasil.



The mergers and acquisitions en Colombia en 2014 han crecido, si en el 2013 Colombia realizó 116 operaciones, hasta Noviembre de 2014 ya había realizado 120.

“De las operaciones realizadas España ha participado en varias operaciones en el  2014.De las 12 operaciones realizadas en el primer trimestre de este año el 25% han sido realizadas entre empresas Colombianas, otro 25% entre empresas de EEUU y España realizó 2 operaciones” comenta Diego de Abra-invest

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Un sector que ha crecido considerablemente este 2014 ha sido el de la alimentación. Si en el 2013 se cerraron  6 operaciones por $605.5M en el sector, este año se han cerrado 17 operaciones por un importe de $2.3B, lo que supone un 183% más en número de operaciones.

Entre las operations encontramos la venta de la cadena de comidas El Corral, con ventas en el 2013 de 284.000 millones de pesos, al grupo colombiano Nutresa por 830.000 millones de pesos.


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Los protagonistas de las mergers and acquisitions en Brasil este año han sido  las grandes operaciones mayores a un importe de $500M. Si en el año 2013 se realizaron 65 operaciones de estas características, en el año 2014 se han realizado un total de 86.

“Entre estas operaciones encontramos una que tiene como protagonista a una Española, Telefónica cerró formalmente la compra de la operadora brasileña GVT a la francesa Vivendi por $4.663 M2 “afirma Diego Gutierrez.

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