Global economy – search for orientation?
The 15th edition of the Cost of Capital Study is under the motto “Global economy – search for orientation?”. Among other things it examines the effects of an increasingly changing economic environment, including the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on business models, financial forecasts and long-term return expectations (cost of capital) based on sector specific analyses.
The response rate of companies again demonstrated the practical relevance of our annual Cost of Capital Study. In total, 309 (previous year: 312) companies participated in our Cost of Capital Study, which are almost as many as in the previous year despite the special circumstances under the COVID-19 pandemic and the associated challenges. Among the participating companies were 32 from Austria.