The survey has revealed a clear difference between the motivations driving strategic investors, who take over companies to have a real influence on management, and those of financial investors, who mostly seek returns on subsequent resale of the business. According to the respondents’ answers, approximately 40% of acquisition targets are identified by external advisors supporting the seller or the buyer. The vast majority of investors see the potential for acquisitions in the near future mainly in the IT and healthcare sectors.
KPMG in Poland report entitled "Transaction processes in Poland. Expectations versus reality” was based on a survey conducted using the CAWI (Computer Assisted Web Interview) method on a group of 45 respondents. The respondents were representatives of companies characterized as strategic investors or financial investors. The survey was conducted from August to September 2019. The aim of the study was to present the domestic capital transaction market.
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