Driving forward: M&A in Ukraine

19 June 2019

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Mergermarket is pleased to present the fourth edition of M&A in Ukraine, published in association with Aequo. This report provides invaluable insights into key trends in Ukraine’s M&A landscape and an outlook for 2019 and beyond.

Key findings include:

  • Deal value for M&A increased dramatically in 2018, up 91% to €1.05 billion. M&A deal volume also increased in 2018 with 59 deals, up 31% on the previous year.
  • Ongoing reforms are driving investor confidence, with simplified regulations, a more flexible LLC regime and additional shareholder rights among the changes in 2018.
  • The financial services sector continued to perform strongly in terms of volume during 2017-18, with 16% of the share; while agriculture led the way in terms of value, accounting for 35% of total deal value in 2017-18.