EMEA Finance Magazine awarded the acquisition of the majority stake in Turkish Trakya Elektrik by Russian Inter RAO UES Group as «Best M&A deal in CEE 2012».
The sector experts of Raiffeisen Centrobank based in Vienna along with their Raiffeisen Investment offices in Russia and Turkey, acted as the exclusive buy-side advisor to Inter RAO UES Group on the acquisition process, thus underlining once more its outstanding role as M&A advisor in the CEE region and Turkey.
INTER RAO UES Group is a diversified energy holding working in various segments of Russian and international electric power industry. INTER RAO UES is a leading Russian exporter and importer of electric energy actively increasing electricity generation and sales, and developing new lines of business. The corporate strategy of INTER RAO UES is focused on making INTER RAO UES a global energy enterprise and a key player in the international energy market. INTER RAO UES Group owns and operates over 33.5 GW of installed power generation capacity.
About Raiffeisen Investment
Raiffeisen Investment Russia, a 50:50 Joint Venture between Raiffeisenbank Russia and Raiffeisen Centrobank is a leading M&A advisor in Central Eastern Europe and Turkey. The guiding principle in our core fields of business Mergers&Acquisitions, Equity Capital Markets (ECM), Privatisations, Structured Transactions, Private Placements and Merchant Banking is to act in the best interests of our clients at all times. We do this by giving impartial advice and by combining top-level industry sector expertise of Raiffeisen Centrobank (Consumer Goods, Agro & Retail, Energy/Utilities, Financial Sponsors, Industrials, Life Sciences, Telecoms Media Technology) with local know-how through our Raiffeisen Investment network with more than 15 Country Offices. Our growing reputation and years of success mean that we have become the advisor of choice for transactions in emerging Europe.