MidEuropa acquires a majority stake in Optegra

MidEuropa announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a majority stake in Optegra Eye Health Care (“Optegra” or the “Company”), ...

CMS Law-Now: CR amends Act on Ultimate Beneficial Owners

On 1 October 2022, the amendment to the UBO Act came into effect in the Czech Republic, which places obligations on Czech companies regarding their ...

CMS advises Gelsenwasser on the sale to Accolade Group

Düsseldorf – Gelsenwasser AG has sold its Czech business in water supply and wastewater disposal, as well as heat and power generation, to the Accolade ...

CMS: European M&A Outlook, Boom and Gloom?

CMS: European M&A Outlook, Boom and Gloom? We are pleased to share with you the CMS 2023 edition of the European M&A Outlook, Boom and ...

Invitation: THBE CEE4Impact Day

Dear CVCA members, We would hereby like to invite You with a 20% Discount as “sister members” to our event on the 14th October, Friday afternoon ...

European PE capital peaks in 2021 at €846bn

Capital under management doubles since 2012, number of active funds rises by over 40% Capacity for new investments reaches €285bn in Europe   Invest Europe, ...

HVCA 23rd Annual Investment Conference – Invitation

Dear CVCA Members, The Board of HVCA is kindly invite you to the 23rd Annual Conference of the Hungarian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association ...

ESPIRA Fund exits Czech call center ICON Communication Centres

ESPIRA Investments (ESPIRA), a Prague-based private equity firm investing growth capital in SME companies based in Central Europe has exited ICON Communication Centres s.r.o. (ICON), ...

Dentons advises on the sale of Affidea

Global law firm Dentons has advised private investment firm B-Flexion and Affidea Group on the sale of the Group to Groupe Bruxelles Lambert. Founded in ...

Interview: Harnessing PE’s capacity for transformation

With over 25 years’ private equity experience, Invest Europe’s past chair Anne Fossemalle has witnessed fundamental changes in the asset class and contributed to its ...

Genesis Capital finalised the fundraising of its new PE fund

Genesis Capital, one of the most established institutional private equity players in Central Europe, has finalised the fundraising of its new fund, Genesis Private Equity ...

Dentons advises GeneProof

Dentons advises GeneProof on merger with American Laboratory Products Company Global law firm Dentons advised Radek Horvath and Miloš Dendis, the founders of GeneProof a.s. ...

PE and VC deliver record-breaking investments in Europe

€138 billion of equity invested in almost 9,000 European companies, up 51% on 2020 €118 billion new capital raised, the highest level seen to date ...

ARX acquires Brebeck Composite

ARX Equity Partners (“ARX”), a Central European lower-mid market private equity firm, today announces the completion of the majority acquisition of Brebeck Composite s.r.o., a ...

Panel Discussion: The Czech Venture Capital and Private Equity 2021

Jalta Boutique Hotel                   24th of May 2022 Václavské nám. 45, Prague 1       6:30 – 11:00 ...

Bird & Bird’s Prague office is relocating

Bird & Bird’s Prague office is relocating to Karlín. After almost 15 years in the Czech market, Bird & Bird’s Prague office will relocate to ...

CVCA Panel Discussion: Investor vs. Startup Founder

Art Restaurant Mánes 27th of April 2022 Masarykovo nábř. 250/1 6:30pm – 23:00 Register here Dear CVCA members, We would like to cordially remind you ...

European Data Cooperative to Measure Private Equity

EDC to track European private equity emissions and progress towards net zero. Will also measure women’s role in the board and staff of portfolio companies. ...

European Mid-Market Private Equity supports SMEs and investors

European Mid-Market Private Equity supports SMEs and investors with growth and returns outperformance. European mid-market private equity delivers 17% annualised net return to end-2020 €34bn ...

PE and VC-backed firms shake off COVID disruption

Private equity and venture capital-backed companies add over 103,000 jobs in 2020 Businesses with PE/VC investment employ 9.9 million people across Europe, 4.3% of workforce ...

Dentons advises Draslovka on partnership with Oaktree

Global law firm Dentons advised Draslovka, a Czech-based family-owned global leader in CN-based specialty chemicals, on its strategic partnership with funds managed by Oaktree Capital ...

Vesna Sipp joins MidEuropa as Partner

MidEuropa, the leading private equity firm in Central and Eastern Europe, is pleased to announce that Vesna Sipp has joined the firm as partner, Head ...

The World’s Leading Private Equity Conference in Poland & CEE

Dear CVCA members, let me pass the invitation to the Poland & CEE Private Equity Conference 2022, held on the 10th of May 2022 in ...

ESPIRA Invests in Czech Premier Clinic

ESPIRA Investments (ESPIRA), a CEE focused private equity investor, is pleased to announce the acquisition of a majority shareholding in Premier Clinic, a rapidly growing ...

MidEuropa-backed intive completes three bolt-ons

MidEuropa is pleased to announce that its portfolio company intive has completed three acquisitions to expand its global footprint and accelerate its scale-up in a ...

Invest Europe to Set ESG Reporting Standards

Invest Europe, the association representing Europe’s private equity, venture capital, and infrastructure sectors, as well as their investors, will develop a coherent standard for how ...

Enterprise Investors to back the expansion of Ekoenergetyka-Polska

Polish Enterprise Fund VIII, a private equity fund managed by Enterprise Investors (EI), is to acquire a significant minority stake in Ekoenergetyka-Polska (Ekoenergetyka), a high-technology ...

Invest Europe – EU banking framework

Today saw the publication of the European Capital Requirements package review, implementing into EU law the standards set at international level by the Basel Committee. ...

Invest Europe’s 2050 Climate Ambition

Invest Europe commits to contribute to the EU becoming climate-neutral by 2050 Invest Europe, the association representing Europe’s private equity, venture capital, and infrastructure sectors, ...

Invest Europe welcomes the new CMU package

The European Commission published today a series of proposals designed to implement the Capital Markets Union (CMU) Action Plan. Among these are the fund management ...

Explore the world of PE and VC

Launching on 25th November, ‘A Different Angle’ is an online branded film series exploring the role of private equity and venture capital in European society. This series, presented ...

European private equity registers new first-half investment record as firms

Private equity invests €57bn in H1 2021, a new half-year record Over 95% of private equity firms intend to focus more on ESG in the ...

Enterprise Investors finances the expansion of FinGO

Polish Enterprise Fund VIII, a private equity fund managed by Enterprise Investors (EI), has become a 40.6% shareholder in FinGO, the fastest-growing financial services intermediary ...

Enterprise Investors to invest in Focus Garden

Polish Enterprise Fund VIII, a private equity fund managed by Enterprise Investors (EI), today announced it will acquire a 60% stake in Focus Garden, owner ...

CMS European M&A Outlook 2022

We are pleased to provide you with this year’s edition of the “European M&A Outlook”, published in co-operation with Mergermarket. 71% of dealmakers agree that ...

THBE – Hungarian Impact Day Conference

Dear CVCA members, one of the other conferences held in Hungary is the Hungarian Impact Day which is organized by THBE Association (more info THBE ...

Private Equity & Venture Capital Conference

Dear CVCA Members, As a partner of 0100 Conferences, we would like to kindly invite you to the next Private Equity & Venture Capital Conference, scheduled ...

Enterprise Investors to invest in Snap Outdoor

Polish Enterprise Fund VIII, a private equity fund managed by Enterprise Investors (EI), will acquire an 80% stake in Snap Outdoor, a distributor of mountaineering ...

Enterprise Investors to finance the expansion of Modular System

Polish Enterprise Fund VIII, a private equity fund managed by Enterprise Investors, will acquire a 36.3% stake in Modular System, the largest Polish manufacturer of ...

PE invests in record 566 CEE companies in 2020

Second-best year for VC investment and private equity exits across the region Brussels, Belgium – 29 June 2021 Private equity firms invested in a record ...

Versute Investments and BHS Private Equity sub-fund are delighted to

General partner Versute Investments s.r.o. (“Versute”) and Sub-fund BHS Private Equity Fund (“BHS PE Fund”) prepared in cooperation with the owners of Babičkin Dvor a.s. ...

Enterprise Investors sells Wento

Polish Enterprise Fund VI, a private equity fund managed by Enterprise Investors, has sold Wento, a leading Polish renewable energy company specializing in photovoltaic projects. ...

ARX Equity Partners acquires Promens Zlin

ARX Equity Partners has agreed to complete the acquisition of Promens Zlin. ARX is acquiring the company from Berry Global (NYSE: BERY) with deal completion ...

Mid Europa invests in the leading Baltics e-commerce platform

Mid Europa Partners (“Mid Europa”) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement with MCI.Techventures and minority shareholders of UAB Pigu (“Pigu”) to ...

ARX Equity Partners acquires Instrumentation Technologies

ARX Equity Partners (“ARX”) has agreed to complete the acquisition of Instrumentation Technologies (“I-Tech”, www.i-tech.si). Founded in 1998 and headquartered in Solkan, Slovenia, I-Tech is ...

Genesis Growth Equity Fund

Genesis Growth Equity Fund I (GGEF I), a fund focusing on smaller and mid-size high growth potential companies primarily in the Czech and Slovak markets, ...

0100 Virtual CEE_The 2nd Edition of PE & VC Virtual

0100 Conferences are pleased to invite you to the 2nd edition of their Private Equity & Venture Capital virtual conference in the CEE region- 0100 Virtual ...

Enterprise Investors increases its stake in Anwim

Polish Enterprise Fund VIII, a private equity fund managed by Enterprise Investors (EI), will become the majority shareholder of Anwim, Poland’s largest independent operator of ...

Live panel discussion| Impact Investing: New businesses for the future

CVCA and Deloitte cordially invite you to join a live panel discussion Impact Investing: New businesses for the future. We will focus on investing in projects ...

Live panel discussion| Impact Investing: New businesses for the future

CVCA and Deloitte broadcast a webcast on Impact Investing: New businesses for the future on 4.12. 2020. The practical experience with a business with a ...

Abolishment of share sales income exemption

Representatives of private equity and venture capital funds perceive very negatively the proposal of Deputy of the Parliament Mikuláš Ferjenčík to abolish the exemption from ...

Enterprise Investors announces tender offer for 100% of PragmaGO

Polish Enterprise Fund VIII (PEF VIII), a private equity fund managed by Enterprise Investors (EI), has announced a tender offer for 100% of PragmaGO, a provider ...

Abris exits locomotive leasing business

Abris CEE Mid-Market II LP fund, managed by Abris Capital Partners, the leading private equity investor in Central Europe, has signed an agreement to sell ...

Jet Investment launches a subscription period of a new fund

Jet Investment is opening a new fund Jet Industrial Lease. Already third among the Jet funds, Jet Industrial Lease focuses on real estate. In the ...

Allegro.eu IPO commences trading on the Warsaw Stock Exchange

Investment in the customer proposition, management team and platform drives value creation Allegro.eu (“Allegro” or “the Group”), a global top ten e-commerce platform and the ...

Enterprise Investors to acquire a majority stake in Software Mind

Polish Enterprise Fund VIII, a private equity fund managed by Enterprise Investors (EI), will invest EUR 25 million in Software Mind, a Polish provider of software ...

Enterprise Investors to take full control of PAN-PEK

Polish Enterprise Fund VII (PEF VII), a private equity fund managed by Enterprise Investors (EI), has signed an agreement to acquire the remaining 35% stake ...

SHARE European private equity outperforms listed equities over long term,

European buy-outs delivered an IRR of 15.00%, beating MSCI Europe index return of 5.84% European VC returns an IRR of 16.79% over a 10-year horizon, ...

Inven Capital co-leads the Series A financing round in Swedish

INVEN CAPITAL, which invests into promising start-ups in the new energy sector, has acquired a minority share in the Swedish company Eliq, using funds from ...

Jet Investment has a new Director for Investment Projects

Alexander Kosovský (34) joins Jet Investment as Director / Investment Projects. He will be responsible for the identification of investment opportunities for the Jet 2 ...

German solar platform Zolar doubles year-on-year revenues despite Covid-19. CEZ

A year after acquiring a minority stake in the German start-up Zolar, the CEZ Group venture capital fund Inven Capital is the lead investor among ...

Enterprise Investors sells the Skoczykłody wind farm

Polish Enterprise Fund VI, a private equity fund managed by Enterprise Investors, has sold the Skoczykłody wind farm. The buyer is PGE Energia Odnawialna, a ...

Genesis Capital to launch a new private equity fund with

Genesis Capital, one of the largest private equity groups in Central Europe, is preparing to launch a new fund, Genesis Private Equity Fund IV (GPEF ...

The Jet 2 investment fund has acquired a majority stake

Through its fund of qualified investors Jet 2, the Czech-based investment company Jet Investment has acquired a 70% stake in 2 JCP, a company with ...

Enterprise Investors exits Novaturas

Polish Enterprise Fund VI, a private equity fund managed by Enterprise Investors, has sold its remaining 34.4% stake in Novaturas, the largest tour operator in ...

KKCG Group sells largest Czech call centre, Conectart, to Genesis

Karel Komárek’s KKCG investment group has sold the largest operator of contact centres in the Czech Republic. Conectart, which now operates call centres in eight ...

New English translation of the Act on Management Companies and

On May 1, 2020, the Act No. 119/2020 Coll., which concern various legal regulations in the area of regulating business on the financial market, will ...

Free webinar: COVID-19 & the PE Market: Insights from LPs/GPs

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak and following precautionary measures, the Private Equity industry is heading a crisis, there is no doubt about it. But how ...

Invest Europe welcomes the €540 billion EU crisis package which

With the Covid-19 crisis severely hitting businesses across the continent, the EU’s rapid action and bold response is a decisive step in the right direction. ...

Mid Europa invests in M+ Group

Mid Europa Partners (“Mid Europa”), the leading buyout investor focused on the growth markets of Central and Eastern Europe, announced today the agreement to merge ...

BHS PE Fund expands by acquiring DCK Holoubkov

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ASB Czech Republic, s.r.o.

Address V Celnici 1031/4 110 00 Prague 1 +420 224 931 366 +420 224 931 368 www.asbgroup.eu pstudnicka@asbgroup.eu Contact Petr Studnička Managing Partner pstudnicka@asbgroup.eu Information ...

Enterprise Investors sells Danwood to GS Engineering & Construction, a

Polish Enterprise Fund VII, a private equity fund managed by Enterprise Investors (EI), has signed an agreement to sell Danwood, the number one manufacturer of ...

Invest Europe and EIF unveil new study on VC-backed firms

90% of VC-backed European start-ups increase revenues, create jobs and deliver innovation First large-scale study of EU start-ups, covering 9,000 companies across all EU-28 Member ...

Jet Investment has concluded a contract to sell MSV Metal

The Czech investment company Jet Investment has concluded a contract to sell its 100% stake in MSV Metal Studenka to MORAVIA STEEL. The steelmaking company ...

Invest Europe hires Director of Public Affairs | Invest Europe

Invest Europe has appointed Martin Bresson as Director of Public Affairs to lead the association’s advocacy work with high-ranking European policymakers and regulators. Bresson joins ...

SkyLimit acquired Czech industrial automation firm VMK-CZ

SkyLimit Industry have acquired a majority 70%+ stake in VMK-CZ from FOREZ – the Czech automotive parts manufacturer. FOREZ will retain a minority stake in ...

ARX Equity Partners completes acquisition of TES Vsetin

ARX Equity Partners (“ARX”) completed the majority acquisition of TES Vsetin (“TES“). Headquartered in Vsetin, Czech Republic, TES (https://www.tes.cz) is an engineering company engaged primarily ...

Mid Europa Announces Sale of Walmark to STADA

Mid Europa Partners (“Mid Europa”), the leading private equity investor in Central and Eastern Europe, announced today the agreement to sell Walmark a.s. (“Walmark” or ...

Eric de Montgolfier appointed as new Invest Europe CEO |

De Montgolfier joins from European investment firm Gimv where he led French operations Brings over 30 years’ experience as private equity investment professional to CEO ...

Invest Europe marks vibrant European VC scene at Paris conference

Invest Europe’s Venture Capital Forum takes place in Paris on 16 & 17 October Experts to discuss next steps for expanding European VC industry Investors, ...

Private equity fundraising for Central and Eastern Europe reaches decade

Private equity fundraising for Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) hit the highest annual level in a decade in 2018 with €1.8 billion, according to new data from ...

Jet Investment agrees to dispose of BENET AUTOMOTIVE from its

The Czech investment company Jet Investment has agreed to dispose of 100% ownership in the company BENET AUTOMOTIVE to the Japan-based multinational company Teijin Limited, a ...

Enterprise Investors sells 3S to P4

Polish Enterprise Fund VII (PEF VII), a private equity fund managed by Enterprise Investors (EI), announced today that it has signed an agreement to sell ...

Warema Files for Approval to Acquire Anwis

Flarna Holdings Limited, controlled by a fund managed by ARX Equity Partners  (“ARX”), has entered into a binding agreement for the sale of Anwis Sp. ...

Invest Europe Announces Thierry Baudon as 2019-2020 Chair | Invest

Founder and former Managing Partner of Mid Europa Partners becomes Invest Europe Chair Baudon succeeds Nenad Marovac, Founder and CEO of DN Capital Thierry Baudon, ...

Genesis sells its portfolio company KS Klima-Service to a global

By the end of May, KS Klima-Service, a.s., the Czech leader in the development, production and supply of air filters and filtering equipment for atmospheric ...

Private equity investment in Europe hits new record | Invest

– European private equity investments increase 7% to €80.6bn in 2018– Fundraising remains strong with €97bn committed by investors– Nearly half of funds raised come ...

European Commission reduces capital charges for insurers to invest in

What can I do to manage cookies stored on my computer or phone? You can accept or refuse cookies. Accepting cookies is usually the best ...

Invest Europe hires new Director of Membership, Events and Training

Invest Europe has appointed Patricia Delaney as its new Director of Membership, Events and Training, to deepen engagement with the private equity association’s 650 members ...

Innovation boosts Europe’s lead as global investment destination | Invest

– 78% of investors expect increased investment in Europe over next five years– Europe’s perceived stability and commitment to sustainability declines Europe’s attractiveness as an ...

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