CEE Equity Partners is pleased to announce that China Central and Eastern Europe Investment Co-operation Fund II has acquired a majority stake in EuroWagon Sp.z.o.o. EuroWagon is the largest independent rolling stock leasing company in Poland and aims to develop into the dominant ROSCO in Central Eastern Europe through expansion of its modern fleet of cargo wagons.

Mid Europa Partners, the leading private equity investor in Central and Eastern Europe, announced today the agreement to sell Walmark a.s. to STADA Arzneimittel AG. The transaction is subject to customary anti-trust clearance and is expected to close in Q1 2020.

ARX Equity Partners completed the majority acquisition of TES Vsetin, an engineering company engaged primarily in the manufacturing of system components related to electrical machines, in addition to the design and manufacturing of its own proprietary electric machines, such as generators and electric motors.

CEE Equity Partners is pleased to announce that China Central and Eastern Europe Investment Co-operation Fund II acquired a majority shareholding in Farmavet-Pasteur group, the leading Romanian producer and distributor of veterinary drugs and vaccines.

Innova Capital, a leading private equity firm operating in Central and Eastern Europe, reaches the final close of EUR 271m on its Innova/6, Poland-anchored fund.

Mid Europa Partners, announced today that it has completed the sale of Knjaz Miloš, a major player in the production of mineral water and non-alcoholic beverages in Serbia and the surrounding region, to a joint venture between Karlovarské Minerální Vody and PepsiCo, Inc. Mid Europa acquired Knjaz Miloš in 2015 together with Imlek and Bambi, the leading regional dairy and confectionery players, respectively, forming the consumer group - Moji Brendovi.

Following an approval by regulatory authorities, ARX Equity Partners has completed an exit of its investment in Polish manufacturer of internal and external custom made sun shading systems Anwis Sp. z o.o. (“ANWIS”) via a sale to Novaco Invest GmbH, a subsidiary of WAREMA Renkhoff SE. The ARX investment into ANWIS generated an overall 3.3x cash-on-cash return multiple and an IRR of over 30%.

CEE Equity Partners, is pleased to announce the acquisition of 15 grain silos and logistics hubs from the Brise Group, from now on held by Bristol Logistics SA. The assets are strategically located throughout the most productive agricultural areas in the country, and have multimodal connections that allow road, rail and/or water trans-shipment directly within the properties.

Cogito Capital has reached the first closing of its Cogito Fund I with €55 million in commitments. The Fund is focused on late- and growth-stage B2B software, fintech and mobility companies. Cogito will predominantly invest in Series B and C tech companies operating in Central Europe that have the potential to expand or are already growing in other European markets and the USA.

Abris Capital Partners, has signed an agreement to acquire a majority stake in Global Technical Group, the leading end-to-end building management solution provider in Romania. Abris will partner with the two founders Mr. Fadi Rida and Mr. Mihai Stanescu to grow the operations of the Group and further expand in the region. The transaction is conditional upon securing clearance from the anti-monopoly authorities.