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Optimism returns to investors in central Europe

Optimism is beginning, tentatively, to return to investors dealing in mergers and acquisitions in central Europe, judging by a rise in the Investor Trust Index for private capital investments published by accountancy firm Deloitte on July 18.

Optimism is beginning, tentatively, to return to investors dealing in mergers and acquisitions in central Europe, judging by a rise in the Investor Trust Index for private capital investments published by accountancy firm Deloitte on July 18.

"A significant number of transactions were made in the region, with successes also seen in the process of acquiring financial resources,” said the company, as quoted by the TASR newswire. “This serves as clear evidence of the fact that central Europe continues to be an attractive region for foreign investors.”

The Trust Index rose by 30 points in recent six months, mostly due to a drop in number of respondents predicting a further decline in economic growth. Another positive factor at work was growing optimism regarding the efficiency of financial investments and the rising number of those willing to buy rather than sell. According to Deloitte, central European creditors have enough resources at their disposal for the moment and are willing to borrow at the current record-low interest rates. Despite these positive indications, it will take some time for the trust of investors to be fully restored, according to Deloitte.

Source: TASR

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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