Romania’s mergers & acquisitions (M&A) market stood at EUR 3.24 billion in 2017, stemming from 153 transactions, according to a report published by law firm CMS and EMIS.

The manufacturing sector recorded the biggest number of transactions (39), followed by real estate & construction (30) and wholesale&retail (15).

The report states that the M&A market reached close to EUR 2 billion in 2016.

 

 

Top 10 deals in Romania in 2017

 

 

 

EUR 401.2 million

Enel buys 13.6 percent of Enel Distributie Muntenia and Enel Energie Muntenia

EUR 350 million

Penta Investments takes over A&D Pharma Holdings

EUR 240 million

Banca Transilvania buys 99.2 percent of Bancpost

EUR 208 million

DS Smith purchases EcoPack/EcoPaper

EUR 169.2 million

Revetas Capital acquires Radisson Blu Hotel in Bucharest

EUR 164.7 million

Electrica buys 22 percent stake in four of its subsidiaries

EUR 153.9 million

Key Safety Systems buys Takata Corp operations in Romania

EUR 151.3 million

Vitruvian Partners takes over 30 percent of Bitdefender

EUR 134 million

Polaris Private Equity acquires Premium Porc Group

EUR 128.9 million

Dynamic Selling Group; Chimcomplex buy certain assets of Oltchim

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