In 2012, three groups of countries had 90% of total turnover for automotive manufacturers and suppliers worldwide. Germany and France lead this group, followed closely by Japan and South Korea, and lastly the United States. Through analysis of financial reports and interviews with key decision makers from automotive industry, Mazars investigated the factors driving performance of these two automotive leaders: France and Germany.
Why do leading European construction and engineering groups seem to be immune to the crisis in the sector?
In today’s quickly-changing insurance marketplace, information technology is both a central element in day-to-day operations and an increasingly important source of competitive advantage. Insurance CIOs must perform a difficult balancing act of supporting operations, minimizing risk, reacting to changes in the business environment,and evaluating emerging technologies to ensure that their organizations remain competitive.
Global Transition in the Age of Digital Media is the second edition of our annual barometer in the Media industry. It offers a good snapshot of where the industry was, where it is now, and where it’s going. This year, we have extended our analysis to the 100 largest U.S. and European listed media companies and complemented our results with a review of their risk factors.