The Problem in Italy Lies in Politics, Not Economics

Berlusconi’s exit may mark the beginning of the breakup of the European Monetary Union (EMU), changing the business environment in Europe and markets globally. The problem in Italy lies in the country’s politics, not its economics; if the political class…

Germany Structuring Path to Euro Exit for Italy, Greece

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party voted today to provide a means for Euro-zone markets to voluntarily exit the Euro without losing access to the EU’s free trade zone. This move confirms that Germany is not willing to save the Euro…

M&A In Emerging Markets – The Time is Now

The economic environment is full of uncertainties for companies operating in both developed and emerging markets. However, uncertainty can be the best environment for stimulation of long-term growth. To make the best investment decisions in this climate, managers will require…

Opportunistic M&A – Upside Potential in a Downturn Environment

In yesterday’s Financial Times, Frontier Strategy Group Director of Global Research Matthew Lasov wrote an article entitled, Emerging Markets: Time is Ripe for Acquisitions. Lasov argues that as managers seek to meet or exceed ambitious growth targets during the next…