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Smart City Index: Vienna and London lead the worldwide ranking

Smart City Index: Vienna and London lead the worldwide ranking

Press releases   •   Mar 08, 2019 02:49 -12

• Latest study by Roland Berger shows that Asian metropolises are on average further ahead than European cities • 90 percent of cities do not yet have an official Smart City strategy • Successful Smart Cities are making progress with implementing central coordinating units and pilot projects

Political and economic uncertainty quashes M&A market optimism for private equity players

Political and economic uncertainty quashes M&A market optimism for private equity players

Press releases   •   Feb 25, 2019 03:09 -12

• Almost half of PE professionals expect a drop in European M&A transactions with PE involvement in 2019 • Worst outlook for UK, Italy and France – Promising prospects for Spain, Portugal, Scandinavia and Germany/Austria/Switzerland • Pharmaceuticals & healthcare, technology & media and business services & logistics remain the key industries – small/mid caps are the principal targets

Energy efficiency services market to grow to EUR 50 billion in Europe by 2025

Energy efficiency services market to grow to EUR 50 billion in Europe by 2025

Press releases   •   Feb 13, 2019 03:16 -12

• Political climate change targets, the green energy transition and innovations drive demand for energy efficiency services • Market growing by about 8 percent p.a. across Europe and 7 percent in Germany • Software (+14% p.a.) and engineering (+9%) are the fastest growing subsegments of the market

Fierce competition forces accelerators and incubators to position themselves internationally and specialize in specific industries

Press releases   •   Jan 24, 2019 00:23 -12

• Accelerator and incubator numbers have increased fivefold globally in the last ten years • Almost half of them focus on a single industry and have an international strategy • Only 35 percent specialize in one particular technology