Shortlist announced for the first annual CEE M&A Awards

Shortlist announced for the first annual CEE M&A Awards

Shortlist announced for the first annual CEE M&A Awards

Semi-final results are now in for the upcoming CEE M&A Awards, the only awards ceremony to recognize and honour excellence of the M&A sector in the CEE region. Hosted at the InterContinental Hotel in Warsaw on March 23rd, 2017, the awards will be presented to the most active and professional PE and VC companies operating in the region.

At this inaugural celebration gala more than 150+ senior decision makers from the M&A sector are expected to attend. Primarily the awards will recognize companies and individuals who have demonstrated the best overall performance during the past year.

The M&A Awards celebrate the outstanding efforts and achievements of all those involved in identifying, coordinating and completing the important deals, which have produced consistent results, and the potential to change the fate of businesses and industries throughout the region.

Professional Service Provider

Egon Zehnder


Just Comply


M&A Advisory Firm

CIC Corporate Finance

CRE Group


KKC Partners



M&A Insurance Firm

AIG Europe Limited

DUAL Specialty M&A GmbH

Howden M&A


Tokio Marine HCC


Law Firm

Allen Overy

Axelo Ostrowski Domagalski i Wspolnicy

Dentons Europe

Greenberg Traurig



White & Case

Wolf Theiss



Bank Pekao

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China

VTB Bank


Investment Bank


Industrial and Commercial Bank of China

J.P. Morgan

VTB Capital


Venture Capital Firm


Experior Venture Fund

Onex Capital

Practica Capital

Technologies Capital


Private Equity Firm


Enterprise Investors


Kulczyk Investments

Innova Capital

MCI Capital

Practica Capital



CROSS-Border Deal

Allegro Group – Cinven, Permira and Mid Europa Partners Deal

Bridgepoint Europe – Smyk Group Deal

Griffin – Echo Deal


EXIT of the Year

Diposal of Chic Group to British American Tobacco

EMF exit Smyk to Bridgepoint

MCI Capital exit INVIA group

Value4Capital exit MedLife

Innova Capital exit Wirtualna Polska Holding

Enterprise Investors exit Scitec Nutrition

Enterprise Investors exits Profi Rom Food to Mid Europa Partners

Kulczyk Investments disposal of stake in SABMiller


PRIVATE Equity Deal

Innova Capital – Centrum Rozliczeń Elektronicznych Polskie ePłatności Deal

MCI – ATM Deal

Experior – ITAX Deal

Enterprise Investors – Mid Europa Partners Deal

Bridgepoint Europe – Smyk Group Deal

Innovation Nest – Perfect Gym Solutions Deal

Onex Capital Limited/WinVentures – Moto Pewniak Deal

Innova Capital – PEKAES Deal


The M&A Awards also highlight the dedication, outstanding results and top quality client service provided by many M&A industry leaders. These awards showcase the hard work, dedication and determination of firms throughout the region, as voted for by their clients and industry peers.

Including Professional of the Year, there are 12 categories focusing on the investors and the companies supporting them.

Countries and regions covered at the M&A Awards include: CEE: Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, Ukraine. NEE: Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Kaliningrad. SEE: Albania, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Georgia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia.

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