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CEE private equity: Volume up, deal value down

Private equity is booming in emerging Europe, according to new figures from ISI Dealwatch. But what are the hidden risks?

CEE private equity on the fast track

Middle-class demand


Although every significant nation in the CEE private equity market saw an increase in deal volume in 2007 over 2006, with the exception of Turkey, many saw a drop in overall deal value, according to ISI Emerging Markets’ Dealwatch. For example, the Czech Republic hosted 24 deals in 2007 and only 10 in 2006. But the value of those 10 deals was $2.3 billion, whereas only $775.9 million was spent on the 24 deals last year. Likewise, there were 31 deals for a total of $587.4 million last year in Romania, and only 12 deals in 2006, but for a total of $618.9 million.

The overall increase in deal value over the region was mainly attributable to a handful of large transactions in a few individual markets.


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