Market Entry Report – Doing Business in Switzerland

Switzerland’s prosperous, modern, and liberal market economy boasts low unemployment, a highly skilled labor force, and one of the highest per capita GDP in the world. The economy is driven by a highly developed service sector, with a focus on financial services, a robust manufacturing industry specializing in high-technology and knowledge-based production, and a well-established […]

Market Entry Report – Doing Business in Belgium

Belgium lies in the middle of the largest industrialized trading bloc in the world, the European Union (EU), and has existed as an independent kingdom since 1830. With a population of around 11 million people, Belgium has three official languages: Dutch, French, and German. The currency of Belgium is the euro (EUR).

International Readiness for M&A Carve-Outs

An M&A carve-out transaction involving the sale or divestiture of a division or business unit from a larger company presents unique challenges where the acquired business has global operations that will be included in the deal.  Traditionally, these carve-outs are related to sales from one commercial business to another. Recently, however, the transactions relate to […]