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CE Private Equity confidence survey, May 2015

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We are pleased to share with you the results of our latest CE Private Equity confidence survey, which show that deal-doers in Central European private equity firms have regained some of the confidence lost last year. Investors are again positive about the region’s prospects.

Key findings

  • Confidence is recovering after its recent dip, a boost mirrored in economic expectations: nearly a third of respondents expect the economy to improve, up nearly three-fold from the previous survey’s figure.
  • CE deal-doers expect to split their time evenly between fundraising, portfolio management and new investments over the next six months – the first time the survey has yielded such a response.
  • Leverage liquidity is on the up, with a more than doubling of respondents to a third expecting debt to be more readily available in the next six months. Just 3% expect it to be harder to secure funding for a buyout. 
Central Europe Private Equity confidence survey May 2015

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