Some key findings in the report are relevant for Switzerland, such as:
- Along with failing business confidence, companies are also concerned about continued weakness in consumer confidence (see page 7)
- n markets that have experienced strong currency growth, comparatively lower valuations outside their home markets allow them to pursue acquisitions on more favorable terms (see page 10)
- Consolidation in food production and distribution sectors are driving M&A activity (see page 19)
- Compared to the global markets, the Swiss economy has remained strong. The only negative effects have been due to currency developments (see page 58f)
On page 87 you will find a summary of consumer markets industry transactions relevant in Switzerland.