The fourth quarter of 2020 did not outperform the third quarter and brought 63 mergers and acquisitions - 11 less. For the second year in a row, we observe a departure from the rule according to which the last quarter dominates the annual statement. Can we say this the beginning of a new trend? However, this result is still high considering the general condition of the economy and the applicable restrictions. Here's what the last three months of the pandemic year looked like.
The degree of use of the VDR solution outside the M&A market is increasing, especially in processes related to the unstable market situation that require quick decision-making - audits, restructuring, and remote working. Accelerated digitization of many areas of the economy and optimization activities of companies use VDR as an easily accessible tool that does not require implementation on their own infrastructure.
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FORDATA is a pioneer on the Polish capital market. Based on Virtual Data Room technology, we support our clients in managing documents and communication during complex transactional processes, ie. M&A, IPO transactions, private equity investments, restructurings, projects associated with obtaining financing and privatizations in Poland and other countries of Central and Eastern Europe.
FORDATA systems increased safety and efficiency of hundreds of different types of transactions with a total value of over PLN 40 billion.
Navigator Capital along with Dom Maklerski Navigator (Navigator Brokerage House) is the leading independent financial adviser, specializing in mergers and acquisitions and public and private issues of stocks and bonds.
During 12 years of its market presence, Navigator Capital Group conducted over 70 transactions, of over 6 billion PLN total value.
Through cooperation with international network of advisory firms associated in the Pandion Partners, Navigator Capital effectively handles international transactions.