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Slump on the global market for market flotations – IPO pipeline remains well filled

Zurich, 30 June 2022 – Faced with geopolitical tensions, rising interest rates and a high level of volatility on stock markets around the world, the recovery on the global IPO market has yet to emerge: Despite the difficult capital market environment in the second quarter of 2022, 305 companies ventured onto the stock market – 54 percent fewer than in the second quarter of the record year 2021. The issue volume fell by as much as 65 percent to USD 40,6 billion.

30 Jun 2022

Boardrooms across Europe's financial services sector are making progress but fall short of investor expectations in sustainability, tech and diversity – Switzerland is no exception

Zurich, 27 June 2022 – Many of the boards of Europe’s largest financial services firms are underweight when it comes to the skills, experience, and level of diversity that investors say are important to them, according to the first EY European Financial Services Boardroom Moni-tor. Released today, the research finds that while European financial services boards have strong credentials in politics, finance, accounting, legal and compliance, they do not yet have the gender diversity, sustainability or technology expertise that investors say they look for when deciding if a company is an attractive investment.

27 Jun 2022

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Direct Investment in Europe: The economy is recovering slowly from the pandemic – Switzerland remains attractive

Zurich, May 31 2022 – Switzerland remains a popular location for investors: With a total of 75 direct investments made in 2021, it ranks 16th overall in Europe. Despite a slight decline in relation to the size of the country, this is a very good ranking. Switzer-land ranked 14th in 2020 and 17th in 2019. This is shown by the audit and consulting firm EY’s latest study of investment projects by foreign companies in Europe.

31 May 2022

A positive working atmosphere is the most important factor for Swiss millennials – salary is losing importance

Zurich, 26. April 2022 – The world of work has changed fundamentally due to the pandemic and, with it, the demands of employees have shifted – this also applies to millennials. When looking for a job, they are not interested in money – at least not just money.

27 Apr 2022

Financing of start-ups in Europe reaches record highs – Switzerland ranks first

Zurich, 04/08/2022 – The latest start-up barometer from the auditing and consulting company EY in Switzerland shows: The record hunt for Europe's start-ups continues

8 Apr 2022