This summer, SEB will start three new growth centres in Sweden. They will be situated in Kista, Lund and Gothenburg. Head of these will be Charlotte Hagberg, currently Head of SEB’s southern region. SEB will provide know-how, advice and act in co-operation with companies that are expanding their operations, setting up in new markets or planning a listing. Sweden is one of the countries that has experienced, and is still experiencing, strong growth as regards new companies. A great number of these operates within the service and IT sectors.
A report by broking group Marsh examines the repercussions from the administration of the South Korean company, which filed for bankruptcy protection at the end of August.
Global research by C2FO suggests that smaller businesses are less concerned with the repercussions of Brexit and the upcoming US presidential election.
A squeeze on skilled talent means it now takes an average of seven weeks to fill open permanent roles in finance in the UK according to new research from financial services recruitment firm Robert Half.
Early-stage merger and acquisition deals in Asia-Pacific show nearly 10% year-on-year growth in recent months.