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Ukrainian investment market begins to revive

Results of M&A deals in 2017

According to the preliminary estimates of the Ukrainian Institute for the Future, in 2017 the Ukrainian economy grew by 2.2% (in 2016 – by 2.3%), and domestic capital investments increased by 25% to $ 15 billion. However, the volume of foreign direct investments decreased by $ 1 billion to $ 2.9 billion.

Priority sectors of investment are agrarian, banking, financial, energy, and metallurgy.

Despite the reduction in the volume of foreign direct investment, the Ukrainian M&A market maintains a positive trend towards growth, compared to 2016 – by 33%. According to M&A database of Ukraine, 60 mergers and acquisitions were conducted with 11 countries-investors in 2017. The main investors were the residents of the country (41 transactions), RF on the second place (4 transactions), and Cyprus on the third place (3 transactions). 

 

 

Inna Gordienko

PR-director of the Ukrainian Institute of the Future

+380 44 537-17-78

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