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Mobile money set for new wave of growth
London, 4 March 2014
Mobile payments are set for a new wave of growth but mobile operators must address customer concerns within a fragmented technology landscape to ensure that they make the most of the market’s potential, according to EY’s Mobile Money – the next wave of growth report, released today.
Consumer confidence in global banking industry bounces back
London, 19 February 2014
After a number of years of sharp decline, confidence in the banking industry is on the rise, trust in individual banks is high and most customers across the globe are satisfied enough to recommend their main banking provider, finds EY’s 2014 global consumer banking survey.
A third of global businesses are planning a sale in two years
London, 17 February 2014
A third (33%) of global businesses are planning a sale in the next two years according to a new report from EY.
The Russian venture capital industry has grown tenfold since 2007
Moscow, 10 February 2014
EY, the leading services provider for strategic growth markets, and RVC, the key Russian institute for venture industry development, announce Russian and global venture markets in 2007–2013 survey.
Financial investors to be key players in 2014 mining M&A
London, 7 February 2014
A steady improvement in market conditions should see a gradual return to deal-making in the mining and metals sector in 2014, off the back of a seven-year low in global M&A volumes in 2013.
New wave of rapid-growth markets provide significant opportunities for global insurers
London, 5 February 2014
Global insurance companies seeking to expand their businesses are increasingly looking to a new wave of rapid-growth markets (RGMs) as well as the BRICs.
“Opportunity for Russia,” says Joe Watt, the new EY Managing Partner for the CIS
Moscow, 5 February 2014
By hosting global sports events Russia will help position itself in the global arena and build confidence, says the new head of EY’s practice in the CIS, Joe Watt, who replaced Karl Johansson in January 2014.
Growing middle-class leading consumption drive in rapid-growth markets
London,4 February 2014
Across the rapid-growth markets there will be nearly 200 million middle-class households by 2022 up from 94 million in 2012, according to EY’s latest Rapid-growth markets forecast (RGMF) out today.
A sector focused on growth: strong performance predicted for global lodging industry in 2014 according to latest EY report
New York, London, 31 January 2014
Look for transaction activity and even development to pick up across the board as investors seek out new opportunities in the global hospitality sector over the next 12 months according to EY’s Global Hospitality Insights Top Thoughts for 2014, released today.
Foreign companies in India to expand presence
New Delhi, London, 29 January 2014
India has a strong foothold in investors’ emerging market strategies, despite the recent slowdown in economic activity, according to Enabling the prospects, EY’s 2014 Indian Attractiveness Survey.
Big pharma need to tap M and A for growth
San Francisco, Moscow, 27 January 2014
Big pharma stayed on the sidelines in the 2013 mergers and acquisitions (M&A) market despite a continuing need to close a revenue “growth gap” that is expected to reach US$100 billion by 2015
Forecast for business lending in 2014 drops by €211b in face of sluggish Eurozone recovery and AQR demands
London, 16 January 2014
This year the Eurozone will experience annual GDP growth for the first time since 2011, but at just 0.9% the growth will not be strong enough to support a level of uplift in financial services that will drive further economic recovery according to The EY Eurozone Financial Services Forecast (EEFSF).
Cracking Europe’s shale gas potential
London,15 January 2014
Despite the transformative impact that shale gas has had on the outlook of US energy markets, the European landscape regarding shale gas is very mixed and markets should exercise caution as multiple issues may slow progress, according to a new report issued by EY today.
Mergers and acquisitions at lowest level but overdue recovery in 2014
London, 13 January 2014
Despite hopes that M&A moved into a sustained growth phase last year, 2013 saw an unprecedented hat-trick – a third year of falling deal activity globally.
Media and Entertainment capital confidence barometer results
Los Angeles, 10 January 2014
The media and entertainment industry is heading into 2014 with a high level of confidence in the global economy, according to the 9th Capital Confidence Barometer – Media & Entertainment industry results released by EY.
Cyber-hacking threat increasing for mining and metals companies
Sydney, 10 January 2014
Cyber-hacking is becoming increasingly pervasive in the mining and metals sector, with the potential to soon be a top 10 strategic risk, according to EY Global Mining & Metals Leader Mike Elliott.
Eurozone moving away from crisis mode but long-lasting scars will remain
Frankfurt, 20 December 2013
Despite signs of renewed growth across the Eurozone deep scars of the recession are likely to remain for years to come. While 2014 will be the first year of positive growth since 2011, as a result of an export recovery and easing of austerity measures, growth will remain low for the foreseeable future, according to the winter EY Eurozone Forecast (EEF).
2014 to be a record year for Global IPOs, building on strong momentum in 2013
London, 17 December 2013
Global IPO activity should remain on a firm footing in Q1’14, following a strong uptick in listings in the last quarter of 2013 to close the year with a total of 864 deals raising around US$163.0b, according to EY Global IPO Trends: Q4 2013.