Outlook on the Finnish marine industry

Outlook on the Finnish marine industry

13 May 2022 — Reddal's Marine Practice provided an outlook on the Finnish marine industry in light of recent geopolitical and global supply chain disruptions as an invited speaker at the Finnish Marine Industry Association's annual spring seminar.

Identifying investment targets through future-looking industry analysis

Identifying investment targets through future-looking industry analysis

11 October 2022 — The private equity (PE) industry is, by nature, opportunistic and new investments are often evaluated case by case. Traditionally, PE deal sourcing has been relying largely on existing networks and screening of interesting industries. However, this easily leads investors to compete for the same targets. By conducting future-looking industry analysis, PE investors could be one step ahead of others, identify emerging opportunities early on and thus build a competitive advantage. In this article, we present a methodology that could be used for this.

Business in Europe for Korean companies: mid-pandemic opportunities

Business in Europe for Korean companies: mid-pandemic opportunities

12 October 2020 — COVID-19 is accelerating socio-economic structural changes, supported by policies of European and Korean governments. However, given the magnitude of economic challenges, government actions are not enough.

New opportunities and value creation through corporate environmentalism

New opportunities and value creation through corporate environmentalism

21 March 2022 — Corporate environmentalism is quickly growing in popularity but the focus among Finnish companies seems to be mostly on reducing GHG emissions. In this article, we disaggregate corporate environmental responsibility to its sub-components and outline related value-creation opportunities from embracing all of them for investors, consumers, shareholders, employees, and society as a whole.

Using success gates in portfolio strategy development for more informed decision making

Using success gates in portfolio strategy development for more informed decision making

9 September 2021 — Developing a portfolio strategy is inherently complex due to many alternative opportunities coupled with limited resources, other business specific constraints and uncertainty of future markets. Defining key constraints for individual portfolio businesses and using success gates to track their impact helps in selecting viable strategic options for all future scenarios.

Managing complex programs – standardize and decentralize for efficiency and agility

Managing complex programs – standardize and decentralize for efficiency and agility

28 March 2016 — In complex projects and programs, the choice of operating model (structure, processes and tools) is a key driver of success and execution efficiency. This article presents the evolution of a particularly complex technology program from a top-heavy organization to an agile “divisional” (self-contained) structure.

Competitiveness of the Korean technology startup ecosystem and opportunities for global corporations

Competitiveness of the Korean technology startup ecosystem and opportunities for global corporations

14 October 2021 — In this webinar organized by the European Chamber of Commerce in Korea, we discuss the competitiveness of the Korea technology startup ecosystem and what it can provide to global corporations.

Transforming reporting from bureaucracy to a value driving process

Transforming reporting from bureaucracy to a value driving process

18 June 2021 — Reporting is at the core of most corporations and fast-growing SMEs. Yet surprisingly little attention is paid on the actual value add of the reporting process and especially the “bang for the buck”.