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.
M&A had a strong start of the year as the revival trend seen after summer 2020 continued. Deals reached 470 in Q1 2021, virtually unchanged y-o-y, while their aggregate value surged more than twice to EUR 21.4bn on the back of four mega-deals in ...View more details
Similarly to past years, Emerging Europe M&A activity improved significantly in Q4, reaching 459 deals for EUR 25.9bn in that quarter after being helped by some last-minute big Russian M&A. Overall dealmaking in 2020 was marked by ...View more details
Emerging Europe M&A activity kept slipping, hitting 400 deals for EUR 5.9bn in total during Q3 – down by 20% and 47%, respectively, compared to the same quarter of last year. Few large deals were announce over the summer, save for PLAY ...View more details
Emerging Europe M&A activity continued its decline in Q2 2020, with many deals put on hold or scrapped entirely amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. A few large deals helped the Turkish M&A scene post a good quarter value-wise, but overall across ...View more details
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