Krakow, Poland

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Research Team

Jeff Schlapinski, Managing Director, Research

Sabrina Katz, Manager, Research & Special Projects

Tatia Dzaptashvili, Analyst, Research

Central & Eastern Europe Research

2022 Global Private Capital Industry Data & Analysis

February 16, 2022
GPCA members can log in to download the complete 2022 Industry Data & Analysis Excel file. GPCA data through year-end 2021 across Asia, Latin America, Africa, CEE and the Middle… Read More

Mid-Year 2021 Global Private Capital Industry Data & Analysis

September 16, 2021
GPC 1H 2021 data on fundraising, investment and exit activity across Asia, Latin America, Africa, CEE and the Middle East   Key data takeaways:   All major markets posted year-over-year gains… Read More

CEE 2021 Data Insight

March 31, 2021
Total CEE exit value disclosed to EMPEA reached USD7.8b in 2020, bolstered by public markets transactions Total exit value in Central & Eastern Europe (CEE)—inclusive of Turkey, Russia, and neighboring… Read More

CEE & CIS Data Insights (Mid-Year 2020)

September 10, 2020
EMPEA Members can log in to receive exclusive access to the full detailed report (PDF) and underlying data (Excel). Buyout-focused GPs raised USD783m for CEE & CIS in 1H 2020, becoming poised… Read More

2021 Climate Data Insight

November 2, 2021
Based on GPCA’s newly developed taxonomy of climate-dedicated businesses, the 2021 Climate Data Insight covers climate-focused private capital activity in Asia, Latin America, Africa, Central & Eastern Europe and the… Read More

2021 Trends In Global Tech

May 25, 2021
Investments in Africa, Asia, CEE, Latin America and the Middle East EMPEA’s 2021 report on global venture investment traces venture capital (VC) flows across Africa, Asia, CEE, Latin America and… Read More

Central & Eastern Europe News

Abris-backed Velvet CARE Acquires Poland’s Almus

Poland-based tissue producer Velvet CARE, with support from Abris Capital Partners, acquired Almus, a Poland-based paper products manufacturer. Abris acquired Velvet CARE from Avallon in 2018. Read More

Latvia’s Y Combinator-backed Aerones Raises USD39m

Aerones, a Lativa-based wind turbine maintenance services provider backed by Y Combinator, raised a USD39m round from Change Ventures and others. Read more here and h Read More

Sandberg Capital Invests ~USD21m in Serbia’s Quantox Technology

Sandberg Capital invested EUR20m (~USD21m) in Quantox Technology, a Serbia-based software developer. Read More

Practica Capital Reaches ~USD34m First Close for Fund III 

Practica Capital reached a EUR32m (~USD34m) first close for its third fund, a vehicle that will focus on Baltic startups from pre-seed to Series A.  Read More

Carlyle To Acquire Czech Republic’s TESCAN ORSAY

Carlyle agreed to acquire a majority stake in TESCAN ORSAY, a Czech Republic-based manufacturer of electron microscopes and other scientific instruments. Read More

Kinnevik and Goldman Sachs Asset Management Lead USD185m Series C for Czech Republic’s Mews 

Kinnevik and Goldman Sachs Asset Management led a USD185m equity and debt Series C for Mews, a Czech Republic-based hotel property management platform, with participation from Revaia, Derive Ventures and… Read More

Enterprise Investors-backed Studenac Acquires Croatia’s Toni Marketi

Studenac, a Croatia-based retail chain backed by Enterprise Investors, acquired Toni Marketi, a retailer operating 12 stores on the central Croatian Adriatic coast. Read M Read More

EBRD Commits ~USD5m to 500 Istanbul Fund II 

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) committed EUR5m (~USD5m) to 500 Istanbul Fund II, 500 Global’s second Turkey- and CEE-focused fund. Read M Read More

Abris-Backed Scanmed Acquires Poland’s ARS Medical

Scanmed, with support from Abris Capital Partners, acquired ARS Medical, a Poland-based healthcare provider focusing on cancer treatment. Abris acquired Scanmed in 2020. Read More

Mercia and MSD Global Health Lead a ~USD20m Series A for Hungary’s Turbine

Mercia and MSD Global Health led a EUR20m (~USD20m) Series A for Turbine, a Hungary-based cancer cell simulation developer, with participation from Day One Capital and follow-on from Accel, Delin… Read More

Aquiline-Backed Everfield To Acquire Latvia’s Blue Bridge Technologies; BaltCap to Exit

Everfield, a software buy-and-build platform established by Aquiline, agreed to acquire a 100% stake in Blue Bridge Technologies, a Latvia-based developer of medical practice management software. The deal will facilitate… Read More

Mubadala Capital and Korelya Capital Lead USD70m Series B for Poland’s Ramp

Mubadala Capital and Korelya Capital led a USD70m Series B for Ramp, a Poland-based cryptocurrency payment platform, with participation from Cogito Capital and follow-on from Balderton Capital. Read More