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Capital Times acted as the exclusive financial adviser to the owners of SteelKiwi, a Ukrainian software development company, on its merger with an international IT group.

SteelKiwi has joined a big international IT group with offices in the US, Europe, and the Middle East and will work as an independent business unit, focusing on full cycle Web and Mobile applications development. With a team of 100+ professionals and many international customers, SteelKiwi will provide the additional capabilities for development of the international IT group.

Capital Times project team: Dmytro Baranovskyi (Vice President), Vladyslav Sharyha (Senior Investment Analyst), and Mark Reiter (Business Development Manager).

Ukrainian economy could return to pre-war levels not earlier than in 2026

According to our core scenario* nominal GDP of Ukraine is estimated as $145 bn (muсh lower from $200 bn in 2021) and the real GDP could decrease by 34% in 2022. Looking forward, the Ukrainian economy will be developing between $130-160 bn in 2023-2024 and recieving great amounts of financial support from external funds for budget finacing and infrastructure reconstruction.

By February 24, 2022, about 37 million people lived in Ukraine, including 2.5 million citizens in the occupied territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions and in Crimea. 

By February 24, 2022, about 37 million people lived in Ukraine, including 2.5 million citizens in the occupied territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions and in Crimea.

According to UN data, 8.8 million Ukrainians have left Ukraine since the beginning of the war. 3.3 million have already returned. Therefore, there are still 5.6 million in other countries. Half of them are economically inactive: children under 18, men and women over 65. About 2.8 million Ukrainians can work abroad, but to date, only 25-30% of officially registered refugees have found employment.

Serge Hancharevich, a managing partner of Capital Times, was a speaker in the program “Corporate Director”

Serge Hancharevich, a managing partner of Capital Times, was a speaker in the programme “Corporate Director” of CGPA – Corporate Governance Professional Association. He spoke about such questions as how to make a decision, how and where (which bank) to attract credit funds to a company for business expansion and entering related market segments. The …

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Capital Times Becomes Official Partner of the Children of Heroes Charitable Foundation

Capital Times Becomes Official Partner of the Children of Heroes Charitable Foundation The mission of the Foundation is to support children left orphaned during the war with Russia, provide them with care, warmth, and security, give them a good education and take care of their future happy life. All of Ukraine is indebted to them and their …

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Globalscope Partners, a network of 55 independent M&A firms, located in 48 countries, completed a record-setting 226 M&A transactions during 2021, valued at more than $8 billion.

Thousands of businesses worldwide rebounded during 2021 from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic throughout 2020. Hundreds of those companies successfully utilized members of Globalscope Partners, a network of 55 international M&A firms, resulting in a new Globalscope record for M&A transactions. There were 226 transactions executed across a wide variety of industries and sub-sectors, valued …

Globalscope Partners, a network of 55 independent M&A firms, located in 48 countries, completed a record-setting 226 M&A transactions during 2021, valued at more than $8 billion. Read More »

On April 27-30, Globalscope Partners held another Spring conference in Munich.

On April 27-30, Globalscope Partners held another Spring conference in Munich. Carlsquarewas the host. Meetings and discussions of M&A activities by sectors of the economy were traditionally held at the conference, as well as a review of transactions of companies participating in the network. Capital Times has recorded a video showing the truth about the …

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The Capital Times team has prepared a report on M&A deals in Ukraine in 2021.

Highlights of the report: Activity in the M&A market of Ukraine at the end of 2021 has become a record one in recent times.  The TMT sector remains the most active in the Ukrainian M&A market in 2021. The number of deals increased by 65% compared to 2020. The agriculture sector remains traditionally active in …

The Capital Times team has prepared a report on M&A deals in Ukraine in 2021. Read More »

On February 8, Serge Hancharevich, Managing Partner of Capital Times, spoke at the meeting of financial directors of CFO Club Ukraine with the topic “Business valuation in M&A transactions”.

Key points: activity in the M&A market of Ukraine at the end of 2021 has become a record for the last time 205 deals were closed (together with deals in venture capital), with a total value of $2.5 billion+ business valuation in M&A transactions depends on the type of business and its sectoral characteristics the …

On February 8, Serge Hancharevich, Managing Partner of Capital Times, spoke at the meeting of financial directors of CFO Club Ukraine with the topic “Business valuation in M&A transactions”. Read More »