Mazars ranked among top M&A transaction advisors in CEE region for 2020

Mazars is delighted to announce that, for the 5th year in a row, our transaction advisory services team has been ranked among the top 5 M&A transaction advisors by number of successful deals according to ‘Mergermarket Accountant League Table 2020’ for Central & Eastern Europe.

Mergermarket is one of the leading providers of M&A data and intelligence worldwide. It registers transactions with an individual deal value of more than USD 5 million and involving the sale of at least 30% of the shares in the target company.

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“Being once again highly placed in this prestigious ranking confirms Mazars’ strong position as one of the leading financial and tax transaction advisory providers in Central & Eastern Europe, as well as reflects our continued success in delivering international, client-oriented and tailored services. We have proven that thanks to the extensive competencies of our team and the ability to adapt to dynamically changing market conditions we are able to realize various projects to the highest quality standards, - says Michel Kiviatkowski, CEE Financial advisory services leader and Managing partner of Mazars in Poland.

Adam Zohry, Executive manager coordinating the financial advisory services practice within CEE adds: “During the last year, the Covid-19 pandemic influenced the regional deal making landscape and related practices. Sectors like IT or Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals generally benefited from the overall context, both strategic investors and PE/VC funds having been keen to look for potential acquisitions. Succession planning and spin-offs from large companies also created some M&A opportunities on the market. In the middle-term, CEE’s strong fundamentals (strategic geographical location, quality of the labor, lower costs, growing middle-class…), should ensure that the region will benefit for the progressive global economic recovery once the crisis will passe.”

Drawing on the deal advisory expertise of 80+ seasoned professionals present in CEE countries, Mazars work together as one international team across borders and functions to deliver quality services, augmented with industry knowledge and jurisdiction-specific expertise. We provide support to our local and international clients with transaction services (including financial and tax due diligence), valuations, corporate finance / M&A, post-merger integration, infrastructure finance, restructuring and forensic. As an integrated firm, we provide the same quality and technical standards as well as project methodologies meaning we deliver a consistent, seamless services wherever our clients need them, around the CEE region and the world.

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