PSIK recorded busy end of 2017, with seven transactions signed by the members in December.

Last month showed a solid activity of PSIK members including the latest exit from telco operator, acquisition of three consumer-oriented companies, and support of three Polish start-ups.

Noticeable activity on the Polish startup scene with five PSIK members’ portfolio companies receiving nearly EUR 10M of VC financing.

 Two Polish companies received PE/VC financing and one was exited to a trade buyer in October.

PSIK organised a seminar on Professional Standards. Bill Watson - Member and Past Chair of Invest Europe Professional Standards Committee; Managing Partner of Value4Capital - was a guest speaker at the seminar

Q3 2017 good for exits. PSIK recorded 10 divestments from members' portfolio companies

PSIK projects a very good year for private equity in CEE in 2017 at the Mergermarket / Unquote event - CEE M&A and Private Equity Forum taking place on 26-27 September 2017 in Warsaw.

2017 is shaping up to be a strong year for the CEE private equity industry. Industry leaders showed optimism during CEE M&A and Private Equity Forum, organized by Mergermarket and Unquote on 26th & 27th September in Warsaw.

In September 2017 the 6th edition of the PSIK SBA Program, which is led by PSIK Philanthropy Committee and Valores Foundation, has been launched based on the success of the five previous editions. At the same time, the 5th edition has been completed.

Private equity investment into Central and Eastern Europe reached €1.6 billion in 2016, the highest amount since 2009, new Invest Europe data shows.