Permira, Cinven & Mid Europa Partners acquire Allegro Group


Warsaw, January 2017. Cook Communications provided Public Relations advice and support to private equity funds Permira, Cinven & Mid Europa Partners  in connection with their $3.253 billion acquisition of Allegro Group, Poland’s largest online marketplace and non-food shopping destination. The acquisition of Allegro was the largest M&A transaction in Poland in 2016 and the fourth largest e-commerce transaction in history.

  • Permira is a global investment firm. Founded in 1985, the firm advises funds with a total committed capital of approximately €32 billion and makes long-term investments in companies with the objective of transforming their performance and driving sustainable growth.
  • Cinven is a leading international private equity firm focused on building world-class European and global companies. Since 1988, Cinven funds have invested in 120 companies worth around €95 billion and realised proceeds of around €32 billion. Today Cinven has €14.5 billion in assets under management.
  • Mid Europa Partners is a leading independent private equity firm focused on the growth markets of Central and South Eastern Europe. Operating from London, Budapest, Warsaw and Istanbul, Mid Europa has raised and managed funds of approximately €4.6 billion.