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Regional Awards for Excellence 2012: Central and Eastern Europe

Best Bank: Raiffeisen Bank International
Best Investment Bank: Deutsche Bank
Best Debt House: Citi
Best Equity House: Morgan Stanley
Best M&A House: Goldman Sachs
Best Flow House: Citi
Best Project Finance House: UniCredit
Best Cash Management House: UniCredit
Best Risk Adviser: Deutsche Bank 

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The joint hosting by Poland and Ukraine of this summer’s Euro 2012 football championships was a sign of the coming of age of the host countries. But as the sporting spotlight fades and the short-term economic and confidence boost recedes, the underlying economic challenges these countries and the rest of central and eastern Europe face will come back to the fore.

Hit hard by the seemingly endless eurozone financial crisis, weak economic growth globally and elsewhere in Europe adversely affecting exports, and deleveraging by western banks, CEE economies have in the past year broadly stalled and in some cases shrunk.

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