Neil Collen

Neil is an Englishman who has been living over 25 years in Spain. In 2004 he created an investment banking boutique that was renamed Livingstone Partners in 2007. Neil has more than 24 years of experience in M&A transactions. He has advised on and led numerous transactions, including domestic and cross-border sales, acquisitions, capital raises, restructurings and leveraged processes across a range of industries such as Business Services, Food & Beverages, Construction Products and Healthcare. Neil currently co-heads the Business Services and Consumer sector teams.

Education & Qualifications:

  • Durham University

Latest Insights


Neil Collen | Aug 2018

Victoria plc has acquired Cerámica Saloni, a Spanish manufacturer of mid to high-end ceramic and porcelain tiles

Livingstone’s Industrial sector team has advised Keraben and its parent company Victoria plc on its acquisition of Cerámica Saloni S.A.U. (“Saloni”), a Spanish manufacturer of ceramic and porcelain tiles, for a consideration of €96.7m.


Neil Collen | Mar 2018

Livingstone Foundation Benefit Dinner 2018

The Livingstone foundation celebrates its second benefit dinner with more than 200 attendees

The Livingstone Foundation held its second benefit dinner on 22nd February with the aim of raising funds for its educational project "Kapital School", its vocational training centre "Chikowa" and the financing of boreholes in remote Zambian villages.


Neil Collen | Jan 2018

IQAP PolyOne colourants image

IQAP Masterbatch Group, an innovative provider of speciality colourants and additives, has been acquired by PolyOne Corporation

Livingstone’s Industrial sector team has advised IQAP Masterbatch Group, S.L., a Spanish privately-owned and innovative provider of speciality colourants and additives, on its acquisition by PolyOne Corporation, a premier global provider of specialised polymer materials, services and solutions.

What our clients say

Javier Macicior, Managing Director

“The team at Livingstone provided deep sector knowledge and expertise to support us throughout the complexity of the process. They found innovative solutions to make this transaction happen with an excellent result for all the parties. The professionalism and dedication of the Livingstone team were instrumental in bringing this transaction to a successful conclusion.”