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Coping with the Eurozone Crisis and Future Plans to Mitigate Business Risks: Survey Intelligence

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  • 45 Pages
  • Timetric

Abstract

Synopsis

  • The opinions and forward looking statements of 175 executives have been captured in our in-depth survey, of which 51% represent directors and C-level respondents
  • The research is based on primary survey research conducted by Timetric and VRL using B2B panels comprised of senior decision makers from companies in the manufacturing and service sectors
  • The geographical scope of the research is European - drawing on the activity and expectations of financial executives in Europe
  • The report covers data and analysis on coping with the crisis and future plans of European companies
  • Key topics covered include business strategies to counter the crisis, business priorities in 2012-2013, expected change in demand for financial services, key sources of funds in 2012-2013, changes in costs and impact of the crisis on Europe's political and monetary integration

Summary

This report is the result of an extensive survey drawn from Timetric and VRL's exclusive panel of financial executives of major companies in Europe. As many countries in the eurozone are slipping to sovereign debt crisis, this report aims to analyze the strategies adopted to counter the crisis. It also lists the key business priorities and projects the demand for various financial products and services in Europe.

In this report, survey respondents in Europe detail the future growth expectations of their company and provide insights into the type of changes regarding sources of funds and various types of costs incurred that are expected in the eurozone as a result of the crisis. The report includes an overview of the future plans for various European industries, including revenue growth expectations and the overall change in staff recruitment activity.

Scope

The report features the opinions of European financial executives related to the following:

  • Business strategies adopted to counter the crisis
  • Expectations of change in demand for financial services
  • Revenue growth optimism
  • Key sources of funds and business priorities in 2012-2013
  • Impact of the crisis on Europe's political and monetary integration

Reasons To Buy

  • Identifies the most popular strategies adopted by companies to negate the effects of the debt crisis
  • Provides an overview of the future plans for various European industries, including revenue growth expectations and the overall change in staff recruitment activity
  • Analyzes the impact of crisis on Europe's Political and Monetary Integration

Table of Contents

1. Introduction

  • 1.1. What is this Report About?
  • 1.2. Definitions
  • 1.3. Methodology
  • 1.4. Profile of Survey Respondents

2. Industry Actions - Coping with the Crisis

  • 2.1. Business Strategies to Counter the Crisis
    • 2.1.1. Business strategies to counter the crisis by company type
    • 2.1.2. Business strategies to counter the crisis by company turnover
  • 2.2. Business Priorities in 2012-2013
    • 2.2.1. Business priorities by company type
    • 2.2.2. Business priorities by company turnover
  • 2.3. Expected Change in Demand for Financial Services

3. Future Plans

  • 3.1. Revenue Growth Optimism
    • 3.1.1. Revenue growth expectations by company type
    • 3.1.2. Revenue growth expectations by company turnover
  • 3.2. Key Sources of Funds in 2012-2013
    • 3.2.1. Key sources of funds - manufacturing sector
    • 3.2.2. Key sources of funds - service sector
    • 3.2.3. Key sources of funds by company turnover
  • 3.3. Changes in Costs
    • 3.3.1. Changes in costs - manufacturing sector
    • 3.3.2. Changes in costs - service sector
  • 3.4. Planned Changes in Staff Recruitment
    • 3.4.1. Planned changes in staff recruitment by company type
    • 3.4.2. Planned changes in staff recruitment by company turnover
  • 3.5. Impact of the Crisis on Europe's Political and Monetary Integration

4. Appendix

  • 4.1. Full Survey Results
  • 4.2. Methodology
  • 4.3. Contact Us
  • 4.4. About Timetric
  • 4.5. About VRL Financial News
  • 4.6. Disclaimer

List of Tables

  • Table 1: Eurozone Crisis Survey Respondents by Company Type, 2012
  • Table 2: European Respondents by Job Role (%), 2012
  • Table 3: European Respondents by Company Turnover (%), 2012
  • Table 4: Business Strategies to Counter the Crisis by Company Type in Europe (%), 2012
  • Table 5: Business Priorities by Company Type in Europe (%), 2012-2013
  • Table 6: Business Priorities by Company Turnover in Europe (%), 2012-2013
  • Table 7: Expected Change in Demand for Financial Services in Europe (%), 2012-2013
  • Table 8: Revenue Growth Optimism by Company Type in Europe (%), 2012-2013
  • Table 9: Revenue Growth Optimism by Company Turnover in Europe (%), 2012-2013
  • Table 10: Key Sources of Funds in the Manufacturing Sector in Europe (%), 2012-2013
  • Table 11: Key Sources of Funds in the Service Sector in Europe (%), 2012-2013
  • Table 12: Changes in Costs in the Manufacturing Sector in Europe (%), 2011-2012 vs 2012-2013
  • Table 13: Changes in Costs in the Service Sector in Europe (%), 2011-2012 vs 2012-2013
  • Table 14: Planned Changes in Staff Recruitment by Company Type in Europe (%), 2012-2013
  • Table 15: Planned Changes in Staff Recruitment by Company Turnover in Europe (%), 2012-2013
  • Table 16: Impact of the Crisis on Europe's Political and Monetary Integration (%), 2012
  • Table 17: Full Survey Results - Closed Questions

List of Figures

  • Figure 1: Business Strategies to Counter the Crisis by Company Type in Europe (%), 2012
  • Figure 2: Business Strategies to Counter the Crisis by Company Turnover in Europe (%), 2012
  • Figure 3: Business Priorities by Company Type in Europe (%), 2012-2013
  • Figure 4: Business Priorities by Company Turnover in Europe (%), 2012-2013
  • Figure 5: Expected Change in Demand for Financial Services in Europe (%), 2012-2013
  • Figure 6: Revenue Growth Optimism by Company Type in Europe (%), 2012-2013
  • Figure 7: Revenue Growth Optimism by Company Turnover in Europe (%), 2012-2013
  • Figure 8: Key Sources of Funds in the Manufacturing Sector in Europe (%), 2012-2013
  • Figure 9: Key Sources of Funds in the Service Sector in Europe (%), 2012-2013
  • Figure 10: Key Sources of Funds by Company Turnover in Europe (% 'Increase' responses), 2012-2013
  • Figure 11: Changes in Costs in the Manufacturing Sector in Europe (%), 2011-2012 vs 2012-2013
  • Figure 12: Changes in Costs in the Service Sector in Europe (%), 2011-2012 vs 2012-2013
  • Figure 13: Planned Changes in Staff Recruitment by Company Type in Europe (%), 2012-2013
  • Figure 14: Planned Changes in Staff Recruitment by Company Turnover in Europe (%), 2012-2013
  • Figure 15: Impact of the Crisis on Europe's Political and Monetary Integration (%), 2012
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