Reported from Vinge We started to see signs of a decrease in M&A activity during Q4 2019 and following a relatively sluggish start to 2020, Covid‑19 has had a significant impact on M&A activity in Sweden. In this note we address some of the key observations. Valuations of businesses have become more difficult, resulting […]
Porter’s Five Forces of Competitive Position Analysis is based on the concept that there are five forces that determine the competitive intensity and attractiveness of a market. Porter’s five forces help to identify where power lies in a business situation. This is useful both in understanding the strength of an organization’s current competitive position, and […]
We may understand why foreign companies may want to have presence in the Swedish market. A number of foreign companies entering the Swedish market, specially in the last two years. The interest towards Swedish market comes from Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Finland, Norway, also Ukraine and Russia. Some of the reasons why companies have chosen […]
Companies in the small- to middle-market segment need to understand the key drivers of valuation, since they are often able to focus their operating goals in order to maximize the potential valuation range. Therefore, it is important to know that the multiples, (Seller Discretionary Income SDI multiples), a company achieves for its business is directly […]
Based on EU countries scores of the Summary Innovation Index; Sweden is the clear Innovation Leader, with an innovation performance well above the EU average. Also Sweden comes first in EU for the EEAs and TEA it generates to the Swedish economy.
[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text] Risk Drivers Lack of quality, suitable, and appealing Startups in the market Lots of effort to close with a drag on negotiation time frame Inadequate and proportional contribution effort from founders Lack of initial fulltime support for the daily operation Challenge of opportunity to appeal for qualified serious investors from ME Legal challenges, […]
In our brief survey in the Swedish Startup market, we observed that: The market is crowded with Startup innovation and business park centers or institutions. Most of them focus on local Startups funding, incubators, soft services, and collaboration with mainly local institutions. Most of them focus on a network of membership and local business park […]