Mid Europa Partners, the leading buyout investor focused on the growth markets of Central and Eastern Europe, announced today the agreement to merge its portfolio company, CMC İletişim ve Çağrı Merkezi Hizmetleri A.Ş., with Meritus Upravljanje d.o.o. ("M+ Group"), in return for a 30% equity stake in the combined group. M+ Group is a regional business process outsourcing service ("BPO") provider.

Polish Enterprise Fund VII, a private equity fund managed by Enterprise Investors, has signed an agreement to sell Danwood, the number one manufacturer of prefabricated turnkey houses in Germany and Poland. The buyer – GS Engineering & Construction – is one of the biggest construction companies in South Korea. 

Applica, a Warsaw and London-based enterprise software company and a leading developer of a AI-based Robotic Text Automation platform announced Series A funding round led by Cogito Capital Partners, with participation of Barclays.

Avallon has started its third fund (Avallon MBO Fund III), which by the end of its last closure had reached EUR 80.6 million, being 34% higher than the corresponding closure of the previous fund. It is possible to double the amount of funds to be raised over the next 12 months. The founding of the present fund is also an opportunity to celebrate the first investment of Avallon MBO Fund III.

Value4Capital, the lower mid-market Polish and central European buy-out manager, announced the investment in a majority stake in Summa Linguae Technologies S.A. by its V4C Poland Plus Fund. Summa Linguae, listed on the New Connect market of the Warsaw Stock Exchange,is a leading Polish  provider of technology-enabled language-related services for B2B clients.

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.