Rubens Menin of MRV Engenharia from Brazil named EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2018
Bratislava, 18 June 2018
Rubens Menin, Chairman of Brazil-based MRV Engenharia e Participações S.A., was on Saturday night named EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2018 at an awards ceremony held in Monaco’s Salle des Etoiles. Rubens was picked from among 761 program participants that included the 56 country winners from 46 countries and regions vying for the title here in Monaco. Rubens becomes the first ever EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year winner from South America. For more information visit www.eypodnikatelroka.sk
Michal Weis, founder of IBL Software Engineering, spol. s r.o. is the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017 for the Slovak Republic
Bratislava, 28 February 2018
The winner of the title, EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017 for the Slovak Republic, is Michal Weis from the company IBL Software Engineering, spol. s r.o. The prestigious award, founded by EY and organized annually worldwide, was presented by Matej Bošňák, Country Managing Partner of EY Slovakia, at a gala ceremony held in the historic building of the National Council of the Slovak Republic. The EY Technology Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017 title was won by Lívia Naništová, co-founder of Novplasta, s.r.o. The EY Emerging Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017 title was awarded to Lucia Čierna, Barbora Bilčíková and Petra Bilčíková, founders of Fertucha, s. r. o. The patron of the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017 contest is the President of the Slovak Republic.
EY and Equidato will present to the NEWMATEC 2018 Conference the unique concept of blockchain technology supporting automotive supply chain management
Bratislava, 1 March 2018
EY and Equidato Technologies AG (Equidato) are pleased to announce that at the NEWMATEC 2018 Conference (13 to 14 March 2018, Partizán Hotel, Tále) they will jointly present a concept of automotive supply chain management support using blockchain technology.
EY M&A Barometer: The downward trend in the number of deals in CSE continued in H1 2017; however, this had no impact on the estimated value of closed deals
Bratislava, 30 September 2017
In H1 2017, the Slovak M&A market experienced a year-on-year decline in the number of deals by almost 35%. However, the situation in the Central and Southeast Europe (CSE) region was similar, with almost 28% fewer deals; albeit their volume increased considerably, by 42%, reaching nearly US$20bn. The CSE market was dominated by transactions in the areas of commercial real-estate, manufacturing and IT. The most active country was the neighboring Czech Republic, in the number of deals as well as their volume.
EY launches the 12th EY Entrepreneur Of The Year contest in Slovakia
Bratislava, 11 September 2017
For the 12th time, EY is looking for an Entrepreneur Of The Year to represent the Slovak Republic at the prestigious world finals in Monte Carlo. In addition to great business metrics, the judging panel will be particularly keen to see an extraordinary entrepreneurial story. The nominated entrepreneurs will compete in three categories: EY Entrepreneur Of The Year in the Slovak Republic, EY Technology Entrepreneur Of The Year and EY Emerging Entrepreneur Of The Year. Nominations are now open until the deadline of 30 November 2017. The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017 contest has the patronage of the President of the Slovak Republic.
EY has a new address, now based in Zuckermandel
Bratislava, 30 August 2017
On 30 August 2017, the professional services firm EY relocated to the newly-built Zuckermandel administrative complex in Bratislava. This change was driven by the company’s continuous growth, both in range of services and number of employees.
EY in Slovakia has three new partners
Bratislava, 24 July 2017
The advisory firm EY in Slovakia has appointed Peter Borák as a new partner. He will lead the Risk Transformation division in the Bratislava office, which represents a significant development for the company. Another important step which EY has undertaken is to appoint two additional partners on promotion – Peter Málik and Róbert Kováčik.
Murad Al-Katib of AGT Food and Ingredients Inc. from Canada named EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017
Bratislava, 12 June 2017
Murad Al-Katib, President and CEO of Saskatchewan-based AGT Food and Ingredients Inc., was this evening named EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017 at an awards ceremony held in Monaco’s Salle des Etoiles. He was picked from among the 59 country winners from 49 countries vying for the title.
EY Fraud Survey finds senior managers failing to set right tone on business ethics
Bratislava, 5 April 2017
According to the latest biennial EY EMEIA Fraud Survey, there has been only sporadic progress made in tackling bribery and corruption across Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa. The survey of 4,100 respondents from 41 countries shows that more than half (51%) still perceive corruption in their country as a problem. As many as 81% of Slovak respondents think that corrupt practices happen widely in business in Slovakia, which is the fourth worst result of all participating countries. Twenty-seven percent of all respondents even stated that it is common practice in their business sector to use bribery to win contracts. A much lower, but still significant 14% of respondents in Western Europe cited this practice.
EY M&A Barometer: In 2016 Slovakia saw a decline in the number of deals, copying the prevailing trend in the region
Bratislava, 27 March 2017
According to the CSE M&A Barometer prepared by EY, 2016 was slightly weaker than the previous year in terms of the number of M&A transactions in the Central and South Eastern European (CSE) region. Overall, 1,165 transactions were completed in the CSE region, representing a 9% decrease, year-on-year. The Czech Republic was the most active country in terms of deal volume, followed by Turkey and Poland. The IT sector was the most active target industry in the CSE region for a third consecutive year.
Jozef Klein from Asseco Central Europe, a.s. is Slovakia’s 2016 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year
Bratislava, 23 March 2017
The winner of the Slovak Entrepreneur Of The Year 2016 title is Jozef Klein from Asseco Central Europe, a.s. The prestigious title was presented by Matej Bošňák, Country Managing Partner of EY, the contest organizer, at a gala ceremony held in the historic building of the National Council of the Slovak Republic. The EY Technology Entrepreneur Of The Year 2016 title was won by Ján Lunter, co-founder of Innovatrics, s.r.o., who also received the special prize for the most inspiring business story, awarded by the monthly magazine Profit. The EY Emerging Entrepreneur Of The Year 2016 title was awarded to Martin Adámek, Daniel Novák and Jozef Šimko, owners of Inloop, s.r.o. The patron of the EY Entrepreneur Of the Year 2016 contest is the President of the Slovak Republic.