The implementation of the COVID-19 vaccine was a breakout in the fight against coronavirus. It has also reinforced the sense of stability in the markets on their way to normalization. But even before the vaccine, the M&A sector had shown signs of growth now observed throughout the CEE region. Along the investment needs created by the pandemic, there are solid factors for development at place, which seem separate from the still ongoing covid crisis. But what exactly shaped the growing mergers & acquisitions market in the beginning of 2021?