Shortlist announced for the 3rd CEE M&A Awards
12 February

emi-final results are now in for the upcoming CEE M&A Awards, the only awards ceremony to recognize and honour excellence of the M&A sector in the CEE region. Hosted at the Westin Hotel in Warsaw on March 7, 2019, the awards will be presented to the most active and professional PE and VC companies operating, as well as some of the region's top supporting companies and service providers.

At the gala celebration more than 150+ senior decision makers from the M&A sector are expected to attend. Primarily the awards will recognize companies and individuals who have demonstrated the best overall performance during the past year.

The M&A Awards celebrate the outstanding efforts and achievements of all those involved in identifying, coordinating and completing the important deals, which have produced consistent results, and the potential to change the fate of businesses and industries throughout the region.

The M&A Awards also highlight the dedication, outstanding results and top quality client service provided by many M&A industry leaders. These awards showcase the hard work, dedication and determination of firms throughout the region, as voted for by their clients and industry peers.

Including Professional of the Year, there are 14 categories focusing on the investors and the companies supporting them.

Countries and regions covered at the M&A Awards include: CEE: Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, Ukraine. NEE: Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Kaliningrad. SEE: Albania, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Georgia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia.




Company of the Year


Professional Service Provider




Luxembourg-Poland Chamber of Commerce


Tax & Financial Advisory

Advicero Tax Nexia




M&A Insurance Firm

ANV Global Services


Liberty GTS



M&A Advisory Firm

A.T. Kearney


CMT Advisory

Dragon Capital

JP Weber

SwanLake Capital

Trace Capital


Boutique Law Firm

Cytowski & Partners

Graf Patsch Taucher Rechtsanwälte

Łaszczuk i Wspólnicy

Mrowiec Fiałek


Regional Law Firm

Crido Legal

DeBenedetti Majewski Szcześniak

Havel & Partners

Kochański & Partners


Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland


Global Law Firm

Allen & Overy




Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe


Investment Bank

Bank of China

Bank Pekao



Venture Capital Firm


Buran Venture Capital

Enern Investments

iTech Capital


Private Equity Firm



Credit Value Investments

Dragon Capital

Griffin Real Estate


Manhattan Development


Deal of the Year


Cross-Border Deal

Lawrence David Ltd acquired by Wielton SA

Kartesia acquired GroGlass

Sarantis Group acquired Ergopack

Nets Group acquired Dotpay/eCardf


Private Equity Deal

Alfabeat invests in Andiamo

Avallon acquired Stangl Technik Group

Griffin Real Estate acquired Metro portfolio

Manhattan Development acquired Prime Warsaw Properties

Remango Investments acquired Exact Systems 


Exit of the Year

Avallon exits Velvet Care

Buran Venture Capital exits Ponominalu

Horizon Capital exits Ergopack

iTech Capital exits Trading View

MCI Capital exits Dotpay/eCard

Contact Information

Craig Smith

Phone number: +48 604 144 769

Paul Cowen

Phone number: +48 796 773 703