M&A Hungary

Traps for Buyers (summary)

Traps for Buyers (summary) After reviewing the lessons for sellers, this month, we summarise the greatest dangers facing buyers in acquiring a company.

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M&A Panorama (summary)

It was not a bad spring start for the M&A markets of Romania and Hungary. We highlighted 20 deals in our article from ISI Dealwatch?s data collection. Without any sector trends investors were interested in a wide range of businesses. Major deals from Hungary include the sale of the minority shares of Wáberer, major European transportation company and from Romania the acquisition of KBC?s consumer loan product branch by Slovakian Slavia Capital.read more »

M&A Panorama (summary)

Arbitration and M&A

The ancient principle si vis pacem, para bellum (if you wish for peace, prepare for war) still holds true for modern-day M&A deals. read more »

Arbitration and M&A

TeleLinked Region - Telelink Holdings BV acquired majority stake in Hungarian Metalcom (summary)

In 10 years TeleLink became a key market player in the system integration business throughout South-East Europe. With their newest acquisition of Hungarian Metalcom, now they are present in six regional countries and their "shopping spree" is far from over. Lyubomir Minchev, Executive Director, and co-founder gave FIRMVALUE an insight on the Metalcom deal and TeleLink?s plans for the future.read more »

TeleLinked Region - Telelink Holdings BV acquired majority stake in Hungarian Metalcom (summary)

A market finding its feet - Private equity transactions in Romania - PART I. (summary)

One interesting effect of the economic crisis seems to be that privately owned businesses in Romania appear now more eager to consolidate and expand their operations in this fast developing economy, whilst an increasing number of high-profile investors are looking around with interest for new and diverse opportunities. In this booming market, private equity funds are considered a good source of instant-access funding for expanding Romanian businesses, and also provide a solid and practical business know-how in complex transactions. read more »

A market finding its feet - Private equity transactions in Romania - PART I. (summary)

Reclaiming foreign VAT (summary)

As a Hungarian taxpayer, you can reclaim your cross border VAT that you have incurred through the National Hungarian Tax Authority. Péter Honti, the CEO of Interauditor Neuner+Henzl Consulting Ltd. shares the positive and negative experience of the practice introduced one year ago. As he highlights, the most important part of the process is the paperwork, since the authorities do not hesitate to deny the claim, if the documents are not in correct from or order.read more »

Reclaiming foreign VAT (summary)