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New EMEA project development and restructuring and insolvency rankings published

23 August 2020 by Ben Naylor

Third group of national rankings for thirtieth edition available

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Impact Lab Group acquires HeartGenetics

15 December 2020 by Vda Viera de Almedia

2020 has been an auspicious year for HeartGenetics. After winning the HINTT award, the Técnico spin-off has just been acquired by Impact Lab, an Italian leading company in the oncology genetics. The announcement was made this Tuesday, 17th November.

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Covid-19: Reduction of propagation control measures

01 December 2020 by Morais Leitão Galvão Teles Soares da Silva & Associados

In the context of the phased reduction of COVID-19 prevention measures for the gradual return to normality, the Council of Ministers approved the Decree no. 102/2020, of November 23, which establishes the following measures:

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Portugal: China's PC will own more than 30% of Mota-Engil

27 November 2020 by Vda Viera de Almedia

The fourth largest construction company in the world will acquire a position in Mota-Engil from the Mota family holding company and participate in a capital increase, ensuring more than 30% of the group. Mota Gestão e Participações reduces to 40%.

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Cristina Ferreira concludes purchase of 2,5% of Media Capital

19 November 2020 by Vda Viera de Almedia

Cristina Ferreira entered the new shareholder structure of Media Capital through the company DoCasal Investimentos, which she holds with her father António Ferreira. The entertainment director and TVI presenter, Cristina Ferreira, concluded the acquisition of a 2,5% stake in Media Capital, according to the statement by the Securities Market Commission (CMVM) this Tuesday, November 3rd. Thus, Cristina Ferreira enters the shareholder structure of the owner of TVI.

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Santander Totta and Mapfre create partnership in insurance in Portugal

19 November 2020 by Vda Viera de Almedia

Santander Totta bank and the Mapfre insurance group created a joint venture for the insurance business in Portugal, with the bank intending to start distributing Mapfre insurance exclusively in the last quarter, according to information released this Monday. In a statement released by the bank, it was indicated that, in the new company, Mapfre will control 50.01% of the joint insurance business in Portugal, while Santander Totta will have the remaining 49.99%.

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José de Mello Group and Arcus agree to sell 81.1% in Brisa

05 November 2020 by Vda Viera de Almedia

The José de Mello Group and the Arcus European Infrastructure Fund 1 LP managed by Arcus European Investment Manager LLP (Arcus) reached an agreement today with a Consortium of international investors for the joint sale of two blocks of shares representing a total of 81.1% of Brisa’s voting rights, valuing the company equity at more than €3 billion.

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Sacyr sells branches in Africa for 33 million

05 November 2020 by Vda Viera de Almedia

The Spanish group has already closed an agreement with the Griner group for the sale of its construction subsidiaries in Angola, Mozambique and Cape Verde, justified by the "strategy of concentrating on concessions in its reference markets".

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VdA, PLMJ and CS Associados advise on TAP agreement

05 November 2020 by Vda Viera de Almedia

While the whole country was expecting the outcome on the TAP airlines capitalisation among the Government, Humberto Pedrosa from Barraqueiro Group and David Neeleman from Azul airways, the legal counselling was covered by some of the most prestigious firms and lawyers of the country.

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Horizon Fund buys 50% of Loures hospital from Mota-Engil

29 October 2020 by Vda Viera de Almedia

Sérgio Monteiro and Pires de Lima's fund entered the health infrastructure business. In addition to Beatriz Ângelo, she also bought a 40% hospital in the Azores. Operation valued at 75 million.