Dealmakers outlook panel: International expansion and the future of M&A
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Dealmakers outlook panel: International expansion and the future of M&A

Outlook of deal activity in the CEE region and beyond with a focus on emerging markets and cross-border deals. Increased interest from European and Asian investors Deal drivers for the year ahead and what are the emerging markets? What are the main risks to deals and how do you mitigate them? Best practise for getting deal done.

Economic Fortunes in Romania

To what would you attribute the increased Private equity M&A in Romania? How intensively are Chinese and Asian strategic investors looking at Romanian investments? Is there a valuation gap between sellers and buyers? Do you expect Brexit to impact M&A sentiment in Romania? What are the 'hot sectors' at present?

Fundraising strategies in CEE

What type of investors, local and international, are showing growing interest in the region? What are the most effective fundraising strategies used by fund managers? How the local capital landscape has changed? Opportunities to raise capital from local sources as oppose to local CEE sources

Private equity leader’s debate

Can valuable deals be sourced and will successful deal sourcing come from CEE SMEs? Why are international investors interested in CEE? Hot sectors – Where are the opportunities and expert trend forecasting? Cross-border buy and build cases

Exits routes in a volatile market environment

Examine the exit pipeline How Private Equity funds are planning to exit their investments in a volatile market? Dual track process Challenges faced How to prepare effectively and what expectations should investors have? Non local buyers, SBO’s or corporates

Economic Fortunes in Ukraine

The key sectors of Ukraine's economy for cross-border and domestic investments and M&A. Financing of Ukrainian transaction: what are the challenges for businesses and banks? What are the opportunities and experience of new regime for transactions with state enterprises? Privatization in Ukraine 2016/2017: What are the opportunities for investors?