Spain

ECB warned euro zone inflation, growth to be lower than expected

A large group of professional forecasters cut their outlook for euro zone inflation and growth, underlining a trend that could prompt the European Central Bank to take more policy action to kick-start the region's flagging economy.

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Italy's Enel targets $3.8 billion with Endesa flotation

Italian utility Enel (ENEI.MI) could raise 3.1 billion euros ($3.8 billion) with the flotation of up to 22 percent of its Spanish subsidiary Endesa (ELE.MC) on the stock market, according to the prospectus lodged with regulators on Thursday.

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Monte Paschi approves capital increase for up to 2.5 billion euros

Monte dei Paschi di Siena (BMPS.MI) will tap investors for up to 2.5 billion euros next year to fill a capital deficit laid bare by recent stress tests and pay back state aid in a move bankers said would prepare the Italian lender for a likely takeover.

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Transfield wants trading freeze, hush clause before negotiating with Ferrovial

Australia's Transfield Services Ltd (TSE.AX), which runs the country's offshore refugee detention centers, said it won't negotiate with Spain's Ferrovial SA (FER.MC) over a $873.60 million takeover approach until it agrees not to buy its shares for three months.

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Oil price tumble could accelerate Repsol deal search

Spanish oil firm Repsol (REP.MC) is set to accelerate a $10 billion acquisition drive to take advantage of lower U.S. shale valuations in the face of falling oil prices and eventually fill a gap left by the 2012 seizure of its Argentine business.

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Orange lowers acceptance threshold for Jazztel acquisition offer

French telecoms group Orange (ORAN.PA) has lowered the threshold of shareholder backing it needs in order for its 3.4 billion euro ($4.36 billion) offer to buy Spanish operator Jazztel (JAZ.MC) to go through.

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Portugal sounds out Spanish banks on Novo Banco sale: sources

Portugal has begun sounding out Spanish banks on their interest in buying Novo Banco, the successor to the state-rescued Banco Espirito Santo (BES), several sources familiar with the talks said on Tuesday.

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China, Spain to sign business deals worth $3.8 billion: official

China and Spain are set to sign business deals worth a total of about 3 billion euros ($3.8 billion) in Beijing this week, an official said, as Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy visits the Asian giant to drum up support for his country's economy.

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Google under fire from regulators over response to EU privacy ruling

Google's handling of "right to be forgotten" requests from European citizens will come under fire from the continent's privacy watchdogs on Thursday, after the search engine restricted the removal of Internet links to European sites only.

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iZettle dances with $55.5 million Series C round for Latin America and European Expansion

iZettle, Swedish mobile company, pockets $55.5 million in a series C round led by Zouk Capital with other participants such as Dawn Capital, Intel Capital, Creandum, Greylock, Index, Northzone, and SEB.

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French car rental startup Drivy secures $8.3M in funding for European expansion

Paris-l’hospital, France-based car rental startup Drivy secured $8.3 million (€6 million) in a new funding round with Index Ventures and Alven Capital as lead investors to fuel its expansion in Europe.

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Spanish online voting firm Scytl pockets $40M from Vulcan Capital

Barcelona, Spain-based online voting firm Scytl pocketed a $40 million investment from Palo Alto, US-based growth equity fund Vulcan Capital for its research and development as well as strategic acquisitions.

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Germany's E.ON hires Citi to advise on asset sale

Germany's E.ON hired Citi to advise a sale of its assets in Spain, said sources familiar with the matter who told Reuters.

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Spanish lender BMN to sell shares to pay back state-back rescue fund

Banco Mare Nostrum has intended to sell its shares before the deadline of the state funded bailout aid it received before the 2017 deadline.

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French startup SIGFOX lands €15M in Series B round to connect the Internet of things

Toulouse, France-based Internet of things (IoT) cellular network operator SIGFOX landed €15 million in its Series B funding round led by IDInvest and BPIFrance to accelerate the international deployment of its network.

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