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RCD remains in the lead as the most active legal advisor in Private Equity and Venture Capital transactions, also asserting itself in M&A transactions

RCD - Rousaud Costas Duran has been one of the most active firms in market transactions during 2016, as published recently by the industry's most important rankings, such as Transactional Track Record (TTR) and Bloomberg

The transaction rankings for 2016 confirm the leading position of RCD - Rousaud Costas Duran as the most active advisor by volume of transactions in Venture Capital and one of the most prominent in M&A.

In this way, the firm has strengthened its first position for 2016 as the main advisor by volume of transactions in the Venture Capital market, with 38 accredited transactions according to the prestigious TTR ranking, the most complete source of information on transactions in the Iberian market. RCD has led this ranking in all four quarters of the year. In the area of M&A, the firm is consolidated in the top 5 law firms by number of transactions advised, both in TTR (56 transactions) and in the Bloomberg list (30 transactions).

This trend confirms the progression of RCD in the main transaction rankings, a trend that in recent years has established the firm as one of the most prominent by volume of operations and has led to greater market recognition. In 2016, the firm has participated in important operations such as the purchase of a majority of the capital stock of Real Club Deportivo Espanyol and its subsequent capital increase by Rastar, the sale of Netquest to the German group GfK, and advice to Saldum Ventures, the parent company that owns major brands such as Hawkers, Miss Hamptons or Wolfnoir, in a financing round that, due to its features, has been one of the most important rounds to take place in Europe.