GeoEconomica is a political risk research and advisory firm. It deals with the consequences of political and regulatory trends and events for corporate strategy and financial markets.

Analyses

Luxury goods industry: share performance informed by geopolitical risk awareness

Geopolitical risk preparedness has become a core topic for the global luxury goods industry. We find that the shares of companies with high awareness for geopolitical risks have become more competitive and done better in 2017 than those of players disregaring risks.

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Geoeconomics: the new context for doing business in the world

Geopolitical risks are very much in the mind of global corporate leaders and investors. The fragmenting geopolitical space catches globally operating corporations and investors off-guard, assuming that political would follow economic integration. The rise of geoeconomics provides the macro narrative in which more specific political events have very concrete consequences for businesses and financial markets.


Getting serious about political risk management

Political risk management has become a mainstream area of concern for corporations and investors. Most supervisory boards maintain a high level and strategic perspective of political and broader geopolitical risks whilst management seeks to address political risk in its daily operations. Compliance departments, risk officers and committees have become more prominent in corporate decision making as they serve as first line of defence, once political risk events materialise.