Monday, 5. August, 2013
For the third year in a row, the number of completed deals in Central and Eastern Europe CEE) increased. 220 companies received private–equity backing in 2012, an increase of 13% from the previous year. This was driven by a higher number of companies receiving venture capital financing.
Total investment remained above the €1 billion level but dropped 19% in comparison to 2011.
Investment activity in the region represented 2.8% of the total 2012 investment value in Europe – the same as in 2011.
Exits of completed investments reached €1.1 billion, the second highest level ever recorded in the area, following last year’s record total.
In 2012, fundraising in CEE reached €673 million, a 28% decrease from 2011.
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