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Private Equity in CEE: Creating value & continued growth



Private Equity in CEE: Creating Value and Continued Growth’ is an in-depth study of private equity’s role in innovation and economic development across Central and Eastern Europe.

The report, whose work was led by Invest Europe’s CEE Taskforce, investigates the ongoing convergence of CEE countries with other EU regions and the investment trends that have enabled private equity to be a positive force in the region’s progress. It also highlights the industry’s role in innovation and raising ESG standards. These themes are brought to life through detailed case studies of companies backed and fully exited by private equity investors during 2015-2019.

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Private Equity in CEE: Creating Value and Continued Growth

11 Feb 2021
Invest Europe

The report offers an in-depth study of private equity’s role in innovation and economic development across Central and Eastern Europe through detailed case studies of companies backed by private equity investors during 2015-2019.

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On February 11, Invest Europe hosted a dynamic, online panel discussion among senior industry participants on the CEE region’s dynamic growth potential and opportunities for investors, highlighting recent, successful investment stories (2015 – 2019).

Please click below to access the recording.

PE In CEE Webinar Linkedin (1)

Webinar: 'Private Equity in CEE - Creating Value and Continued Growth'


    • Thierry Baudon, Chair, Invest Europe & Founder, Mid Europa Partners
    • Anne Fossemalle, Chair-Elect, Invest Europe & Director, Private Equity Funds, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
    • William Watson, Head of the Invest Europe CEE Taskforce & Managing Partner, Value4Capital

Moderator: Eric Drosin, Communications Director, Invest Europe


17.00 - Welcome address & Introduction

17.02 - Moderated panel discussion around investment in the CEE region and themes that are expected to dominate for the years to come:

  1. How does the Private Equity and Venture Capital ecosystem look like in CEE today?
  2. What are the key investment and value creation strategies in the CEE region?
  3. What is the economic and social impact of the industry in CEE today?
  4. What do you think the future holds for Private Equity and Venture Capital in CEE?

17.25 - Q&A

17.28 - Closing remarks

17.30 - Event end


Read the webinar transcript

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Meet the team


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Eric Drosin


Communications Director

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Maria Nikolaidi


Communications Manager – Member & Internal Relations

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Belinda de Sá


Communications Officer


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