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Blazing the Trail Outlook 2016
In 2015, Mazars conducted a follow-up study ‘Blazing the Trail Outlook 2016’. The study not only aimed at providing an update of key financial indicators of the two suppliers groups (France and Germany), but also provided more insights of the key future trends in the automotive industry.
2016 US Food & Beverage Industry Study
The Mazars USA LLP 2016 Food & Beverage Industry Study was conducted earlier this year in order to gain answers to critical industry questions. Industry leaders and decision makers were asked to help define industry concerns and uncover industry trends.
Unleashing Africa’s corporate innovation potential
Africa’s decisive transformation is gaining speed, driven by entrepreneurship and innovation. By giving increased access to new ideas, knowledge and technologies, the digital revolution is playing a key role in the emergence of innovation on the continent.
The financial reporting of listed real estate companies in Europe – 2016 edition
2015 remains a very good year in terms of financial performance for listed real estate companies in Europe, which have benefited amply from the low rate context to reduce the cost of their borrowings.
2016 Study : How are major European construction groups performing ?
It is obvious that 2015 marked a slight recovery for our sample of major construction groups with an upturn in business and improved operating margins. Growth continues at both sectoral and geographic levels, with a boost in the energy and services sector and growth in business outside of Europe. However, companies are still affected by developments in their domestic markets, as can be seen in France, where construction groups are impacted by a still-sluggish home market.
The financial communication of insurance groups: focus on Solvency II
Over the years, financial communication has become an essential aspect of promoting the activities of large insurance groups. The exercise has particular salience this year with the arrival of the European Solvency II Directive, introducing far-reaching changes in the matter of capital requirements and risk management. Against this background, we have taken a closer look at the information available on Solvency II, the major issue in financial communication in 2015.
The Making of Leaders: An African Outlook
This study conducted by Mazars and Morgan Philips, unveiled during the 2016 edition of the Africa CEO Forum, draws on new research to identify both the key drivers of success for current African executives and how these will evolve as Millennials take the lead.
Fourth Annual Media Barometer | Media Challenged By Cyber risks in the digital world
Deeply involved in the Media industry and determined to provide Industry Executives with a better overview of the trends and challenges impacting the sector, Mazars has published a media barometer since 2011 analyzing the financial performance and the risk factors disclosed on the annual reports of the 100 largest publicly-listed media companies in North America and Europe.
2015 US Food & Beverage Industry Study
WeiserMazars in conjunction with The Food Institute, AFI and Stagnito Business Information, is pleased to present the findings of the 3rd edition of our annual survey devoted to the US Food & Beverage industry. This initiative has been carried out with the aim of offering to Food & Beverage decision-makers benchmarks against which to assess 2014 performance, insights into potential drivers for the industry in 2015, and best practices to stay ahead of the competition today and tomorrow.
Benchmark on key audit matters 2015
Mazars carried out a study on the Key Audit Matters embedded in the auditor's report (2014 and 2014/2015 reports) for FTSE 100 companies in the UK.