Here you can find industry-specific studies and reports from Mazars' surveys at local and global level.
Investing in CEE: Inbound M&A report 2023/2024
The CEE region stands resilient in the face of global challenges, with attractive investment opportunities and robust domestic and cross-border dealmaking potential in 2024.
Mazars CEE deal advisory highlights 2023
In 2023 Mazars has been ranked the 3rd leading deal advisor in Central & Eastern Europe, based on the Mergermarket CEE Accountant League Table by the number of successful deals, and among the top 5 players by disclosed M&A deal value in CEE.
Financial reporting of European banks: benchmark study H1 2023
Has the European banking sector achieved renewed stability amidst a troubled macroeconomic context? Over the past three years, the banking sector has had to endure numerous crises, including Covid-19 and the war in Ukraine. What do the 2023 interim results of the 26 largest banks in Europe indicate about the impact on Expected Credit Losses (ECL) in this unusual environment?
Sustainable, smart, and synchronised: using technology to accelerate the ESG transition in the consumer sector
Mature markets are experiencing a shift in consumer demand patterns as consumers move away from traditional products and services towards those consistent with environmental, social, and governance goals. Our study ‘Sustainable, smart, and synchronised’ explains how consumer companies can harness ESG and digital transformation to thrive in this changing environment.
C-suite barometer 2023: ESG insights
With sustainability rising to the top of the C-suite agenda for planned investment, our C-suite ESG insights reports explore the current sustainability trends, priorities and challenges for businesses.
Financial reporting of European banks: benchmark study 2023
How are Expected Credit Losses of European banks impacted by increasingly common unprecedented events?
Towards a transparent audit market: audit fees benchmark of listed public interest entities in the EU
Audit fee transparency is essential to ensure a fair and competitive audit market, as well as provide an indicator of the audit effort for the benefit of shareholders. In the public interest, this transparency should not result in driving costs down, but provide a basis for discussion to ensure auditors have the means to deliver a quality audit.
Mazars C-suite barometer
Every year, Mazars conducts research to understand the priorities and issues at the heart of our clients’ businesses. Our C-suite barometer gathers the views of executives from all over the world, giving us valuable insight into key topics on their agenda, the trends and transformations they expect to impact their company, the challenges and opportunities they are facing and their outlook for the year ahead.
Investing in CEE: Inbound M&A report 2022/2023
The beginning of 2022 signalled to what was to be a turbulent year for both European and global market, as Russia invaded Ukraine on 24 February. Trends that were already in play in 2021, rising inflation and higher borrowing costs, were greatly amplified. The war unleashed supply shocks, notably in the wholesale gas market.