2022 Central and Eastern Europe Private Equity Statistics report is published

An annual survey, undertaken on behalf of Invest Europe, that collects comprehensive and robust activity data on fundraising, investment and divestment from more than 1,800 private equity and venture capital firms in Europe. Data may be subject to change.

Coming off a record setting 2021, the research highlights the resilience and innovation at work across the region amid a challenging global and regional environment. It reports that CEE venture capital investment hit a new all-time record at €821 million in 2022 and the number of buyouts increased strongly to 64 in total, a record for the region.

- a 13% increase on the previous record of 2021 and a ten-fold increase on the level of investment ten years ago
- 451 companies received funding
- The #ICT sector represented over half the businesses backed
- Growth investment into #SMEs and fast-growing companies that are the backbone of the region reached €1.23 billion in 2022, making it the largest investment segment
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