Experience and Longevity
Our partners have on average more than 30 years of corporate finance experience, having commenced their careers and reached senior positions in leading global investment banks or similar institutions prior to joining. The longevity of the Firm provides clients with an unparalleled accumulation of business relationships and business know-how facilitating greater effectiveness in originating and completing transactions.
Innovation and Creativity
Since its foundation, SOCIOS has been recognised for innovation and creativity in a variety of significant and complex cross border transactions. These include the first ever «public to private» transaction in Spain (Parques Reunidos), the first ever successful contested takeover by a Spanish company abroad (Deep-Sea Leisure Plc), the first ever large–scale sale and lease back transaction (Accor/Deutsche Grundbesitz) and (at the time) the largest Secondary Buyout to be completed in Spain.
Its partners exclusively own the Firm providing a motivated, personalised service with a guarantee of continuous senior involvement throughout every transaction process. Repeat business forms an integral part of the Firm’s business model.
The Firm offers exclusively corporate finance advisory services, ensuring independent conflict free advice and unquestioned impartiality and confidentiality for our client engagements. The Firm is the only larger independent firm operating in Spain which maintains a wholly conflict free position in front of clients.
Being part of Oaklins, a global team of 850+ financial advisory professionals in 45 countries providing M&A, growth equity, ECM, debt advisory and corporate finance services, we have long term relationships with other leading independent firms across the modern and the developing world. We also have a broad mix of nationalities amongst our staff, the majority of which have received much of their professional experience working in the USA, the UK, the Netherlands, South America and mainland Europe. Approximately 75% of the Firm’s transactions have a cross-border or international feature to them.