Porter’s Five Forces of Competitive Position Analysis

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 […]

Cash is King for M&A in Corona-market era

In Corona economic times the credit crisis would definitely impact M&A transactions that are done by private equity groups (PEGs). Although we all know that using debt “leverage” is common. For most PEGs, not being able to raise much debt in the current environment has put a kink in their business model.  For some it’s a […]

Why investing and living in Sweden could be a very rewarding decision

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 […]

SMEs Market Valuation Drivers

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 […]

Why Moving to Sweden

The main Swedish industries include motor vehicles, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, industrial machines, precision equipment, chemical goods, home goods and appliances, forestry, iron, and steel. The large amount of multinational corporations present in Sweden has not only created an important domestic market, it has also paved the way for a world-class infrastructure. Sweden’s strong public finances, sound banking system, political stability and well-performing economy make […]

Small Business Leveraged Acquisition

Owning your own business is not only an opportunity to provide value through products and services, but it’s arguably the best way for most people to build real wealth. While considering acquisitions as an investment, keep three fundamentals in mind: return on investment, margin of safety, and upside potential. You as an investor should be […]

Business Acquisition vs. Partial Equity Investment

The decision to make an investment is a complex and stressful decision. At stake could be your life investment and you can’t afford mistakes or even the trial and error approach. Each investment case has its own merits, but generally speaking there are clear risk/reward trade offs in your investment decision. If your risk appetite […]

Sweden Innovation lead in Startups market

  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.