Private equity and venture capital funds focused on Central and Eastern Europe attracted €645m of new funds for investment into companies in the region during 2010, up more than 60% on the previous year. This was mainly driven by venture and growth capital focused funds. The value of divestments (at investment cost) grew by nearly 130% to €300m.

Khai Tan, partner at Bridgepoint, was elected President of the Polish Private Equity Association. Jacek Woźniak, partner at Enterprise Investors, was elected Treasurer.