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Highlighting the latest trends in the CEE region – M&A market in CEE remains robust

M&A activity in Central and Eastern Europe remains strong, and the solid growth of the region’s economies bodes well for the future.

In the first three quarters of 2018 deal value in CEE increased to €11.6 bn, almost 30% higher than in the same period of 2017, according to data announced by Mergermarket during the Forum. The number of deals went down to 277 from 345.

In our video executive summary, Ron Given, co-managing partner of Wolf Theiss Warsaw discusses the conclusions from the CEE M&A and Private Equity Forum, which was supported by Wolf Theiss. Karolina Stawowska, a partner at Wolf Theiss Warsaw and head of the tax practice, talks about the impact of new tax rules on M&A deals at both the European and the Polish level.