Buy a business in Hungary

How to buy a Hungarian company

The best way to purchase a business in Hungary is done by making use of a Hungarian M&A advisor who knows about the local business habits and who is up to date with the economic and financial status of his country. When doing business in Hungary it is necessary to have an advisor with a track record in M&A. The strength of the Corporate Finance in Europe team is the combination of in depth knowledge of our core industries combined with geographical knowledge of Hungary including speaking the local language.

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Purchase a business in Hungary

Buy a business in Hungary

Should a M&A advisor know about local habits? The Hungarian language may be a hurdle for buying a company in Hungary. If you are an European business owner we bring you a contact person who speaks the native language. Find out in international M&A advisors if your native speaking advisor is available. Hungary is a country with around 10 million inhabitants and a GDP of more than 190 Billion US$ (PPP adjusted).

Strong industries in Hungary are mining, metallurgy, construction materials, processed foods, textiles, chemicals (especially pharmaceuticals), and motor vehicles. Hungary's main agricultural products are wheat, corn, sunflower seed, potatoes, sugar beets; pigs, cattle, poultry, and dairy products. Hungary is making a shift from lower-value textile and food industry to investment in luxury vehicle production, renewable energy systems, high-end tourism, and IT.

Our M&A associate members perform M&A related services like taxes, legal services, due diligence and valuations to get to a successful deal.

Legal aspects in M&A when buying a Hungarian company

Should a M&A advisor be informed about the Legal landscape? Legal aspects are of high importance when buying a business. Your advisor needs to be up to date with the legal framework that applies to M&A transactions in Hungary. Important legal matters are having control of the company you buy in Hungary and being in a position to fully understand the consequences of management agreements for the main directors. CFIE has a vast understanding of the legal surroundings regarding M&A projects in Hungary and has a large network of legal advisors to touch base with for specific M&A related Legal issues. Check Legal aspects of buying a business in Hungary to get further information on this.

Tax aspects in M&A when buying a Hungarian business

Should a M&A advisor know how tax matters affect a M&A project in Hungary ?
Tax aspects are important when buying a business. Your advisor needs to be up to date with the tax framework that applies to M&A transactions in Hungary. It is wise to set-up the acquisition in a tax friendly and well-structured way so you will not get any negative surprises due to tax issues in a later stage. CFIE has good knowledge of tax aspects surroundings M&A projects in Hungary and has a large network of Tax advisors to touch base with for specific M&A related Tax issues. Check Tax aspects of buying a business in Hungary to get further information on this topic.

Buy & build

For a buy and build strategy Hungary can be an interesting country. Within the CFIE team of M&A advisors many are experienced in executing this strategy. There a large number of potential add-on targets in Hungary available. For more general information please go to buy and build strategy.

M&A in Hungary

Investing in Hungary is quite secure despite the difficult situation in the European Union. CFIE monitors the Hungarian M&A market continuously and has good contacts to a large number of possible acquisition targets. Our services are not exclusive for company owners but also for private equity and other investors.

Support with buying a business in Hungary

If you have plans for buying a business in Hungary don´t hesitate to contact us. The M&A advisors of Corporate Finance in Europe are ready to help you out on the purchase of a Hungarian company. For free advice about the perspectives of buying a business in Hungary get in touch with us.