Last year, a total of €3.7 billion was raised for mid-market private equity in the CEE region – up from €700 million the previous year, making it the best-performing European region for private equity, according to a survey carried out by Acanthus Advisers.
|Billions of private equity euros are flooding into the region|
The equity market has been affected strongly by the drawn-out financial crisis, evidence of which is the fact that volumes raised in European private equity from 2009 to 2012 are only 40 percent of what was raised in the previous four years.
The report also states that competition for capital from the world’s emerging markets remains strong, with many investors reducing the allocation for Europe in favor of increased allocation to Asia and other emerging regions.
|Source: Acanthus Advisers|
“The fundraising road looks set to be very crowded in certain regions over the next couple of years, as many firms that have delayed returning to the market will need to seek fresh capital for survival,” he added.
From Warsaw Business Journal
Poland sees strong private-sector wages and employment growth
Is Poland's ruling party finished?
BY Remi Adekoya
Migration and remittances in the euro zone periphery
BY Stratfor Global Intelligence