Our EMIS Insights M&A reports provide analytical summary of mergers and acquisitions activity in key emerging regions and countries. Data is collected from sources such as company press releases, advisory submissions, stock exchange disclosures, business publications, and other.
The report contents include regional and country overviews of M&A by deal volume and value, activity by sectors, foreign investors, private equity, valuation trends, top M&A deals and IPOs, advisory league tables, analysis of latest developments and future expectations.
The reports are published each quarter. Most of the data is cumulative, spanning the full period covered by the report.
The start of 2020 was marked by significantly lower M&A activity compared to the same time last year due to fears for the economy and the poor outlook for many businesses amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Deals were down by 15% y/y to 444, while ...View more details
In Q1-Q3 2019 the region experienced a decline in M&A activity to 1,463 deals worth EUR 51.7bn. The third quarter of the year in particular was the worst one since 2016 for Emerging Europe M&A, featuring just 467 deals for EUR 10.2bn in ...View more details
In the fist half of 2019, M&A activity in Emerging Europe dropped slightly by 8% to 951 deals. There were also fewer big transactions compared to last year, and the aggregate value of M&A slumped by 35% to EUR 31.7bn, largely due to ...View more details
At the start of 2019, M&A activity in Emerging Europe dropped significantly to just 477 deals, which is the lowest quarterly number since Q3 2016 and also 5.4% down y/y. Nevertheless, the aggregate value of transactions fared well at EUR 15 ...View more details
After the dip in deal flow during Q1, activity in Emerging Europe picked up significantly throughout the rest of the year, peaking at 588 transactions in Q4. The aggregate value of deals during that last quarter however was unusually low ...View more details
After a peak in M&A value during the second quarter of the year following a couple of large telecom deals, activity during the summer months returned to its usual levels for the region. Q3 had 487 transactions worth EUR 16.4bn, while overall for ...View more details
Despite a slight slowdown in activity in the second quarter of the year, there were several remarkably large M&A transactions such as the acquisition of the mobile assets of Liberty Global in CEE/SEE by Vodafone, and the purchase of an additional ...View more details
M&A activity in the first quarter of 2018 was sluggish. Many countries in the Emerging Europe region had fewer deals y/y but there was an even more notable decline in deal value, particularly in Poland, Romania and Turkey. Overall, deal flow was ...View more details
In a year marked by uncertainties surrounding Brexit’s unwinding and fears of spreading populism that preceded the elections in the Netherlands, France and Germany, M&A activity across Emerging Europe has remained healthy. Deal flow was ...View more details
The third quarter of 2017 saw some very large foreign deals coming from China, USA, Australia and the UK, which nearly doubled the value of cross-border activity from H1 to EUR 22.5bn. Overall for the nine months, deals in the Emerging Europe region ...View more details