Ernst&Young's Transaction Assistance Department Leader in Romania, Florin Vasilica, declared: “ In the future, we expect that the energy sector will attract important investors through the potential of its new energy sources. We're also expecting a significant consolidation of the financial sector as well as medical services, which are entering a second investment wave.” This is encouraging news and the consequences of this reality can only help the country's economic future. The CSE region, which includes Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Croatia, Greece, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, and, Turkey has reportedly seen a 2,9 percent increase in its mergers and acquisitions. American investors have been the most active in the region, adding 36 transactions to their portfolio. They were followed by Great Britain which had 29 transactions, Germany with its 26 and Austria which had 11.Apparently most of the interest went towards the IT sector, while, value wise, the biggest transactions took place in the banking and finance sectors.