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João Santos

Over the last 25 years João has worked on more than 100 M&A transactions and conducted several business valuations and company restructurings. He is responsible for attracting new business and managing existing projects. Previously, João was also part of BNP’s Financial Advisory team in Portugal as well as Managing Director and CEO  of various industrial companies.

Sector focus

Latest Transactions

  • Software & IT Services

    sold a minority stake to

    Transaction details

    Advantage Smollan has acquired 33% of the shares in Selsoft, a software company dedicated to the development of sales technology tools for optimizing sales processes

    Business Services

    the Portuguese subsidiary of

    acquired the remaining 40% of the shares in

    Transaction details

    Instalblue, the Portuguese subsidiary of Spanish Grupo Assista, a facility managament services company, acquires Desentop, a plumbing and drain cleaning specialist

    Business Services

    GI 10 Investimentos e Gestão and Optimal Investments

    sold their shares in

    to

    a company held by B2Holding

    Transaction details

    GI Capital Solutions, a Portugese company specialized in Distressed Assets areas and Real Estate Assets management, sold 100% of their shares to the Spanish company Verifica, held by the Norwegian group B2Holding

    Energy, Environment & Natural Resources

    has sold a majority stake to

    the Portuguese subsidiary of

    Transaction details

    Instalblue, the Portuguese subsidiary of Grupo Assista, acquired 95,6% of the shares in Eco-Partner, an enterprise waste collection and management company

  • Energy, Environment & Natural Resources

    has raised capital from

    as well as from InnoEnergy and Portugal Ventures

    Transaction details

    Hcapital acquired a significant stake in Eneida.io, a Energy IoT Platform for the optimization of Low-Voltage Networks, through a capital increase also subscribed by InnoEnergy and Portugal Ventures

    Consumer, Brands & Retail

    has acquired

    from

    Transaction details

    Looping Group, backed by Ergon Capital and Bpifrance, acquired 100% of RTA shares, a waterpark owned by Mota-Engil

    Consumer, Brands & Retail

    has raised capital from Genuinevidence

    Transaction details

    Sakproject, a producer of tailor-made soccer protection gear, sold a minority stake to Genuinevidence through a capital increase

    Business Services

    has sold a majority stake to

    Transaction details

    RAV Shareholders sold a majority stake to Advantage Smollan Group

  • Software & IT Services

    sold a minority stake to

    Transaction details

    Advantage Smollan has acquired 33% of the shares in Selsoft, a software company dedicated to the development of sales technology tools for optimizing sales processes

  • Business Services

    the Portuguese subsidiary of

    acquired the remaining 40% of the shares in

    Transaction details

    Instalblue, the Portuguese subsidiary of Spanish Grupo Assista, a facility managament services company, acquires Desentop, a plumbing and drain cleaning specialist

  • Business Services

    GI 10 Investimentos e Gestão and Optimal Investments

    sold their shares in

    to

    a company held by B2Holding

    Transaction details

    GI Capital Solutions, a Portugese company specialized in Distressed Assets areas and Real Estate Assets management, sold 100% of their shares to the Spanish company Verifica, held by the Norwegian group B2Holding

  • Energy, Environment & Natural Resources

    has sold a majority stake to

    the Portuguese subsidiary of

    Transaction details

    Instalblue, the Portuguese subsidiary of Grupo Assista, acquired 95,6% of the shares in Eco-Partner, an enterprise waste collection and management company

  • Energy, Environment & Natural Resources

    has raised capital from

    as well as from InnoEnergy and Portugal Ventures

    Transaction details

    Hcapital acquired a significant stake in Eneida.io, a Energy IoT Platform for the optimization of Low-Voltage Networks, through a capital increase also subscribed by InnoEnergy and Portugal Ventures

  • Consumer, Brands & Retail

    has acquired

    from

    Transaction details

    Looping Group, backed by Ergon Capital and Bpifrance, acquired 100% of RTA shares, a waterpark owned by Mota-Engil

  • Consumer, Brands & Retail

    has raised capital from Genuinevidence

    Transaction details

    Sakproject, a producer of tailor-made soccer protection gear, sold a minority stake to Genuinevidence through a capital increase

  • Business Services

    has sold a majority stake to

    Transaction details

    RAV Shareholders sold a majority stake to Advantage Smollan Group