Germany offers the best M&A opportunities in western Europe, according to a new global EIU survey commissioned by Clifford Chance. In European M&A: on the road to recovery? we measure appetite for M&A in Europe; we identify the underlying strengths and weaknesses of the Europe; and we assess the prospects for a recovery in the European M&A market.
Australia’s strong growth, healthy consumer spending, investment opportunities and relatively high interest rates have encouraged large inflows of capital. However, mining investment are now peaking, leaving investors wondering if Australia has more than one trick up its sleeve. Our new report Australia – Riding the Boom looks at the factors driving Australia’s growth in recent years and considers whether other sectors such as agriculture will lead to new growth opportunities.
Finally, on our blog site Mike Kapur, chairman of the Confederation of British Industry Small Business Forum, examines why businesses will have to run faster to stay competitive in an ever more interconnected world.
Editorial Director, EMEA