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November 30, 2018
Brazil’s economy is slowly recovering from its deepest ever recession. Its gross domestic product (GDP) shrank by 10 percent between late 2013 and the middle of 2017, hit by the fall in commodity prices and corruption scandals linked to the government that undermined the confidence of both foreign investors and Brazilians.
November 19, 2018
Shareholder activism is significantly increasing in Europe. Indeed, research by Alvarez and Marsal (A&M) has found that the number of activist approaches in the UK and Germany grew faster than in North America during the first three quarters of 2016.
November 14, 2018
The necessity for transformation is not limited to long-established companies with out-of-date business models (although they certainly need it, too, as Sears’ recent bankruptcy has shown). New companies that have grown rapidly may lack the right operational structure to support a large and maturing business, while successful organizations must remain flexible to keep pace with changing customer expectations.
October 29, 2018
Alvarez & Marsal’s (A&M’s) senior Corporate Transformation Services leaders met in London earlier this month, and when we surveyed the markets in which we operate, we found a host of disruptive trends shaping the landscape.
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October 11, 2018
Tax planning and tax performance improvement efforts are more important than ever in light of policy and technology disruption