The emerging markets in CE, SE and Eastern Europe include Romania, Poland, Hungary, Turkey, Serbia.

The emerging markets in CE, SE and Eastern Europe include Romania, Poland, Hungary, Turkey, Serbia.
The emerging markets in CE, SE and Eastern Europe include Romania, Poland, Hungary, Turkey, Serbia, Lithuania.

Tuesday, 28 February 2017

Deal Origination in Romania and the Region

As one of the pioneer privately owned market entry and M&A advisory firms in Romania, operating for over 15 years in this market, FRD Center has high competencies in buy-side advisory and is quite well placed to assist foreign buyers with their Deal Origination and Acquisition Target Search in Romania and the region. FRD Center has been assisting foreign investors with their acquisition target origination in Romania and has operated under several buy-side mandates.

You can find a log of our recent activities, including the B2B matchmaking and market researches at: http://www.frdcenter.ro/English/about%20us.htm


Also, you can view examples of some of our deal origination M&A projects at:

http://www.frdcenter.ro/assets/FRD%20Center%20-%20Examples%20M&A%20advisory%20and%20support%20projects%202006-2016.pdf

Our services are very cost-effective, much below the price of the multi-national consultancies, without, however, making any compromise on quality.

We operate based on a combination of a very decently priced professional fee plus a success commission: a small percentage of the sum that you invest, if you close the Transaction following our implication and endeavors in the project. Obviously, the success fee percentage depends on the envisaged size of the Transaction.

Our assistance to you extends during the Target Origination phase, as well as beyond, during the implementation of the Transaction, such as targets initial visits, assistance during negotiations etc.

In respect to the Target Search and Selection phase, our tactics include approx. 75% secondary research and 25% primary research (eg. direct interviews with players), as well as previous FRD Center researches in the sector and the capabilities and expertise of FRD Center’s consultants in the field, if required.

  • FRD Center in-house d-bases of relevant contacts in the respective sector 
  • FRD Center previous market overviews and relevant sectorial studies 
  • the expertise of FRD Center’s sector expert consultants 
  • consultation of on-line d-bases, catalogues, business publications, trade fairs 
  • strategic and structured internet searches 
  • over-the-phone interviews with relevant sources: Sector experts, KOLs, trade associations, market players 
  • purchase of company d-bases / company data from official sources, if the case 
Further, we proceed to research the shortlisted firms, to perform background checks as well as in-depth and reputation analyses. 

Should this be of interest to you, please do not hesitate to let us have details / criteria about the Targets and the Sector that you are interested into, in Romania and the region (e.g. minimum size, performance criteria, geographical criteria if the case, competencies etc.)

Romania is a gateway to the EU and Eastern Europe and numerous crossborder investments and acquisitions are registering double-digit profits. Sectors of interest for crossborder acquisitions in Romania include: healthcare, private medical services, automotive, food processing, agribusiness, chemicals production and distribution, furniture manufacturing, IT, BPO.

Since 2000, FRD Center offers market research and M&A consulting services to foreign buyers and investment funds interested to enter Romania and the emerging markets in Europe as investors or joint-ventures.

For tailor-made sector data, B2B matchmaking with players in the Emerging Markets in Europe, for M&A assistance and target origination feel free to contact the FRD Center team at: email: europa@frdcenter.ro or tel: +4021 411 1459/60/61



The FRD Center B2B Matchmaking services involve identification and selection of most relevant targets, direct liaison at Manager level, presentation of the Client's products / services, pursuit for obtaining expression of interest in a 1-2-1 meeting with the Client representative, arranging and confirming 1-2-1 business meetings in a Commercial Agenda / Business Itinerary in the market, assistance on location, follow-up etc. 


Romania is a gateway to the EU and Eastern Europe and numerous crossborder investments and acquisitions are registering double-digit profits. Why acquire a player in Romania? More details at http://market-entry-romania.blogspot.ro/2016/11/why-choose-to-acquire-player-in-romania.html

Sectors of interest for crossborder acquisitions in Romania include: healthcare, private medical services, automotive, food processing, agribusiness, chemicals production and distribution, furniture manufacturing, IT, BPO, logistics and transport, retail and distribution.

More details about successful crossborder acquisitions in Romania at http://market-entry-romania.blogspot.ro/2017/01/successful-crossborder-acquisitions-in.html

Since 2000, FRD Center offers market research and M&A consulting services to foreign buyers and investment funds interested to enter Romania and the emerging markets in Europe as investors or joint-ventures. 

Photo by Narcis Virgiliu.

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