There were totally 288 mergers and acquisitions worth almost 10bn USD in the Czech Republic in 2016. Czech Republic has thus beaten Turkey and Poland in the number of transactions and was the most active market in Central and Eastern Europe. The total number of Czech transactions increased by 56% y/y. The highest number of transactions in the Czech Republic took place in IT – 42. On the other hand, media, telecommunications and food industry registered a significant decline in transaction activity.