PSIK's insights on trends in CEE private equity shared at the Mergermarket / Unquote event - CEE M&A and Private Equity Forum taking place on 3-4 October 2018 in Warsaw.

PSIK presentation: "CEE private equity overview" pdfDOWNLOAD

  • With strong investment and exit activity CEE market relatively underserved by investors (1,4% of European fundraising, 5% of investment, 3% of exits)
  • Investment activity at record levels
  • Consumer goods and services remain important sector for investment driven by strong consumption growth in CEE markets
  • Sectoral investment breakdown strongly dependant on large deals: ICT, financial and insurance services, biotech and healthcare
  • Holding periods longer than European average
  • Secondary exits have taken over from sale to strategics as the most popular exit route