New M&A Report is now available


The Emerging Europe M&A Report 2022/23, published by CMS  in cooperation with EMIS, presents in detail M&A deal statistics from 15 countries in the region and looks at trends and investment activity across key sectors and markets. 

The key findings of the CMS Emerging Europe M&A Report include the following:

  • M&A activity across Emerging Europe rose by 5.6% in volume to 1,229 deals, as compared to 2021. In contrast, the total deal value fell by 20%, to EUR 32.93bn
  • Cross-border deal activity was a strongpoint, up from 743 to 815 deals, although values fell from EUR 38.2bn to EUR 22.7bn
  • PE equity volumes edged up to a five-year high of 289 but values at the lowest in five years
  • Poland saw the highest volumes and deal value hit a decade high of EUR 15.97bn. Romania saw the second highest volume
  • The United States continues to be the most active foreign country, with 126 deals in 2022

Read the report to find out how M&A in individual countries and sectors performed in 2022: link to the report



On Thursday 9 February, a panel from CMS and EMIS will share their insights on the current M&A market in emerging Europe. Based on the findings published in the report, they will take a closer look at the M&A activities in selected countries in the region and shed light on the trends and developments in deal making across emerging Europe.

To find out more about the latest in M&A in emerging Europe join our launch webinar: link to the registration