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logo Matt O'Brien Content Editor, Acuris Studios (moderator)

E&Ps Find Austerity Pays Dividends

This September marked the one-year anniversary when 12 major shareholders in US shale oil and gas producers met in Manhattan to discuss ways to turn fracking operations from cash burners into cash distributors. In the following months since that clandestine meeting, the very same shareholders, including Invesco Ltd., Macquarie Group and others, pressed executives to curtail capital expenditures and instead use that cash to reward investors with dividends and share buybacks.

logo Ronald Given Co-Managing Partner, Wolf Theiss

A letter from our chairman, Ron Given

It is my great pleasure to welcome you to this year’s CEE M&A and Private Equity Forum which will take place on October 3-4, 2018 at the InterContinental Hotel in Warsaw. The yearly Forum has deservedly become a seminal, must-attend event in our industry. Wolf Theiss is pleased to continue its sponsoring role for the 9th year and I am delighted to continue my chairmanship role for the 5th successive year.

logo Matt O'Brien Content Editor, Acuris Studios

Economic data spurs "risk on" market moves, provides respite for vulnerable EMs

Strong GDP growth and unremarkable Q2 corporate profits have imbued investors with confidence for the time being while a slightly weaker dollar is welcomed news for vulnerable emerging market economies; will a new trade deal with Mexico and a hypothetical dollarized Venezuela keep Latin America out of EM turmoil?