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Investing in CEE: Inbound M&A report 2021/2022
Despite concerns about Covid-19, resurgent inflation and rising energy prices, 2021 saw robust dealmaking across the Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) region. CEE’s diverse markets and abundant targets are increasingly attractive to both domestic and inbound investors. This publication offers an overview of inbound M&A activity in the CEE region throughout 2021, and looks ahead to the opportunities and challenges in the coming months.
Responsible banking practices: benchmark study 2021
Financial institutions increasingly recognise that climate change and other environmental, social and corporate governance risks jeopardise the world’s economy and financial system.
Doing M&A in Western Europe: Tax traps and structuring opportunities
With its place in Europe and its integration in the EU, Western Europe tends to be less of a source of tax uncertainties. But conducting business in this area can be a challenge regarding tax environments which are not that similar.
Unlocking trust: why global compliance is on the business agenda
Compliance has long been a cornerstone of good business practice. But it can still be viewed as an obligation to be met rather than a driver of value. That’s why we conducted a survey of how business leaders approach global compliance, including where they focus investment, the risks they anticipate and what they expect from ‘good compliance’.
Sustainable finance policy tracker
How different countries mitigate climate risks in their financial sectors?
How 5G is going to transform digital banking in APAC by 2025
In the last five years, traditional banks have faced immense disruption by new players in the field. Today, the pandemic accelerated that disruption: In 2020, more than half of banking customers surveyed in APAC were willing to switch to neobanks, or new digital contenders. What makes consumers reconsider their options, and could 5G be the key to this switch?
Investing in CEE 2020/2021 report
Despite the challenges caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, M&A dealmaking in Central & Eastern Europe remained robust in 2020. Thanks to its strong fundamentals, the CEE region continued to attract international investments, doing quite well in comparison with other emerging markets. This publication offers an overview of the inbound M&A activity in the CEE region throughout 2020 and looks ahead to the opportunities and challenges in the coming months.
The future of audit: market view – myths, realities and ways forward
The audit profession faces a decisive moment: market expectations are shifting, technology is empowering auditors and strengthening quality, the case for audit’s evolution is growing and a series of headline corporate failures have raised questions about the quality of service companies can expect.
Covid-19 and the world of private equity - Optimism in an uncertain environment
In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, we have surveyed private equity firms and investors to understand the challenges, level of optimism and response strategies.
Doing M&A in CEE: Tax traps and structuring opportunities
10-12-2020 Against a backdrop of global competition and integrated markets, many businesses around the world are seeking growth opportunities outside their country of origin despite shifting, and at times complex, regulatory environments.