April 2013 - October 2013
Capital Confidence Barometer
51% think the global economy is improving, up from 22% six months ago.
52% of companies focused on growth, up from 41% in October 2012.
49% view credit availability as improving.
72% expect global M&A volumes to improve; 29% expect to do a deal in the next 12 months.
44% expect valuations to rise in the next 12 months.
An imperative to act: seizing first-mover advantage as confidence returns
Our eighth Global Capital Confidence Barometer shows a clear rebound in corporate confidence. After years of conservative decision-making, executives are steadily trending toward an investing agenda. But are companies being bold enough?
Country barometer reports
- Australasian Capital Confidence Barometer
- Canadian Capital Confidence Barometer
- US Capital Confidence Barometer
- Mexico CCB 8 highlights
- Chile CCB 8 highlights
- Colombia CCB 8 highlights
- Peru CCB 8 highlights