Deutsche Bank Research: Global headwinds make continental value chains more attractive

The German export sector has had to cope with numerous challenges over the last few years. Not only the automotive sector, but also the shift of US trade policy and the increasingly important issue of climate change implied massive changes. That is why the long-term trend in many manufacturing sectors appeared unclear even ahead of […]

Clean Energy League Tables 2020: Taylor Wessing ranks twice in the top ten

The past year was a highly successful one for the international energy team of Taylor Wessing. The team’s improved ranking in this year’s Clean Energy League Tables is proof of this: the team took sixth place in the Project Finance by number of transactions category, and eighth place in the M&A Deals category (and eleventh […]

ESG ratings are better standardised than one might think (DVFA Guest contribution in Börsen-Zeitung)

Authors: Henrik Pontzen and Gunnar Friede, both Heads of the DVFA Commission Sustainable Investing   Imagine one analyst rates a security as a buy, while another deems it a sell. Scandalous? Not at all. Isn’t it quite normal that two equally well-trained and recognized experts could reach opposite conclusions after a thorough fundamental analysis of […]