Finnova Economic Consulting

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Areas of Expertise

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Finnova provides expert advice in all areas of economics and finance.

Finnova Economic Consulting

Firm Valuation

Finnova has valued firms in the context of both technical and expert reports. The valuations involved sectors such as:

  • Telecommunications
  • Renewable Energy
  • Waste management
  • Infrastructures
  • Real Estate
  • Healthcare
  • Wine

Competition

Finnova has participated as a consultant and as an expert witness in a wide range of competition cases:

  • Well-known cartels denounced by the Spanish and the EU competition authorities: “trucks”, “envelopes”, “Public tenders for roads construction”.
  • Cases of collusion in the energy and financial sectors.
  • Cases of bundling in the banking and media sectors.

Regulation

Finnova has participated in a variety of regulation cases:

  • Analysis of margin squeezes and damage assessment in the telecommunications sector.
  • Advises on the European financial regulatory framework on Capital Markets Union, MIFID II, Fintech’s regulatory framework, Platforms and Data Sharing by financial institutions.

Corporate Governance

Finnova has provided advise on many different issues related to conflict of interest and expropriation of minority rights in Board of Directors. Finnova has also assessed damages caused by certain board decisions. Topics analyzed include:

  • Financing with high yield instruments
  • Approval and valuation of equity issues

Takeovers

Finnova has participated in several damage assessment cases related to take overs, in sectors such as:

  • Telecommunications
  • Real Estate

Derivatives

Finnova has provided expert opinion on the valuation of instruments such as options, collars and swaps.

Court experience

Finnova has acted as expert witness in legal proceedings before Civil Courts, Penal Courts, the Spanish Supreme Court and The Audiencia Nacional, and many different Arbitration Courts (World Bank’s ICSID, ICC (Madrid), ICC (Paris), ICC (London), CIMA).

Here is a very small sample of the most relevant cases based on the amount in dispute and the relevance of the ruling court:

Case

Court

Amount in dispute

Toll highway’s Shareholders vs. Kingdom of Spain Spanish Supreme Court More than 2 billion euros
MasMovil takeover Spanish Audiencia Nacional More than 1.6 billion euros
MARTINSA-FADESA Juzgado de lo Mercantil of A Coruña More than 1.5 billion euros
Union Fenosa Gas (UFG) vs. Gas Natural Fenosa (GNF) Juzgado de Primera Instancia More than 190 million euros
Spanish Banks vs. CNMC Spanish Audiencia Nacional More than 90 million euros
Abengoa vs. México ICSID (Washington, D.C.) More than 45 million euros

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Economic Consulting
An international economics and finance consulting firm that provides solutions to complex problems and situations that companies, corporations, law firms, and governmental entities face.

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