Creating opportunity in adversity

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The global financial crisis is has a huge impact on the environment where your business is operating.

Market capitalization and asset valuations are declining. Energy and commodity prices are fluctuating. Environmental and political issues are contributing to adverse business pressures. Gaps in power between developed and emerging countries are narrowing.

Despite unprecedented government intervention to boost spending and restore confidence, most businesses are bracing themselves for even tougher conditions ahead.

But in these difficult times lie opportunities – and EY’s global network of professionals can help you discover them for your business. Whether your organization is strong and healthy, under stress or facing difficult choices, we work with you to find financial, strategic and operational solutions that improve your liquidity, financial flexibility and stakeholder returns. We’re here to help you build a sustainable business – in the short and long term.


Economic recovery will gain strength slowly

The Eurozone’s disappointing growth performance reflects two separate dynamics that have been largely working against each other. Learn more in our fall Eurozone Forecast.

New, sustainable confidence in Europe emerges

Foreign direct investment decisions in Europe reached an all-time high in 2013. Find out what’s driving that trend in our European attractiveness survey.

Africa's perceived attractiveness: at an all-time-high

The perception of Africa as an investment destination has improved dramatically, with sub-Saharan Africa showing encouraging development. Read our 2014 Africa Attractiveness survey.

Macro insights for your business planning

Do you need a better understanding of the broad economic factors that influence your business? Our macro reports will help you make strategic decisions.  

Reforms boost Portugal’s investment opportunities

Investors perceive Portugal as more attractive than Europe as a whole, with recent reform programs. Learn more in our 2013 Portuguese attractiveness survey.

India attractiveness survey: enabling the prospects

India remains one of the top destinations for foreign investment. Find out what makes this country maintain its attractiveness.

Insights from Davos

Find out what trends are emerging at the 2014 World Economic Forum, as our delegation connects with other leaders in business, politics and academia.

Kazakhstan attractiveness survey 2013

Foreign investors perceive Kazakhstan as a shelter from the economic turmoil and an investment destination that offers stability and assurance. Discover why from our report.