Deloitte ranked first financial advisor in Central and Eastern Europe M&A activity in the first half of 2021

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Deloitte ranked first financial advisor in Central and Eastern Europe M&A activity in the first half of 2021

21 July 2021

Deloitte has been ranked first in the top of the financial advisors active in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in Central and Eastern Europe in deals count by Mergermarket, a leader in M&A intelligence and analysis, in its latest Global & Regional M&A Report H1 2021. Deloitte has also been named the leading financial advisor in Europe based on deals count.

Deloitte’s teams of financial advisors worked on 22 M&A deals in the first half of 2021 in Central and Eastern Europe, up by nine deals compared to the same period of the previous year, with a total value of 928 million USD. As for Deloitte’s teams covering the entire European continent, they advised on 204 deals in H1 2021, up by 56 compared to the previous year, with a total value of 26,136 million USD.

“The period since the pandemic outbreak turned out to be quite dynamic in the M&A field, as we can see from the significant year-on-year increase in the number of deals reported. Our Financial Advisory practice in Romania has had a very busy year and provided assistance in landmark deals for the local M&A market. My congratulations to the entire team, I am grateful to work with such experienced professionals and to benefit from our clients’ trust,” said Radu Dumitrescu, Financial Advisory Partner-in-charge, Deloitte Romania.

In the first six months of 2021, Romania’s mergers and acquisitions market recorded 54 transactions, up by 12 compared to the same period in 2020, with a total estimated value of EUR 1.2-1.4 billion, according to Deloitte Romania’s analysis.

With a team of 50 experts, Deloitte is one of the leading players in Romania in financial advisory and provides services to both local and multinational clients active in the private and the public sector. In 2020, Deloitte Romania’s Financial Advisory team was involved in over 100 complex projects through all its service lines.

Deloitte provides worldwide audit, consulting, legal, financial advisory, risk advisory, tax and related services to public and private clients spanning multiple industries. Deloitte serves four out of five Fortune Global 500 companies through a globally connected network of member firms in more than 150 countries and territories, bringing world-class capabilities, insights, and high-quality service to address clients' most complex business challenges. Deloitte's goal is to make an impact that matters through its more than 330,000 professionals.

Deloitte Romania is one of the leading professional services organizations in the country providing, in cooperation with Reff & Associates | Deloitte Legal, services in audit, tax, legal, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, business processes as well as technology services and other related services, through 2,000 professionals.