Greatest Hits 2019
2019 was yet another incredibly busy year for Barkow Consultings Research unit. We have generated more than 750 press mentions throughout the year not including the press coverage generated for our clients. Research examples of the latter can be found here, here & here.
Furthermore, we are very proud that our research work has been quoted by the German Council of Economic Experts in their prestigious Annual Report (Fourth Chapter, p.202).
Below we list our most popular research notes of 2019 (by topic in alphabetical order) and hope you will enjoy revisiting another very thrilling year by reading them:
- How Profitable Are German Banks Really?
We analyse the differences between Bundesbank and ECB profit data for German banks…
…and make it into German Council of Economic Experts‘ Annual Report
- Jeder 20. Geldautomat ist schon weg!
We show how fast German ATMs are consolidating (German text!)
- Das Zinswunder der deutschen Banken
We were first to spot that Net Interest Income of German banks is not declining meaningfully (German text)
- German Banks: Profit Share by Sector
Just in case you wondered, how German banking market shares by profit look like…
- German VC: 2019 Is the Year of the Mega Deal!
We show how important large VC-deals (deals ≥$50m) have become in Germany
- HV-Präsenz auf neuem Hoch
Investors keep voting – we analyse DAX 30 Annual General Meetings (German text)
- The Power of Platforms
We show how German financial comparison sites doing vs. banks
- Records or Disappointing?
One quarter of FinTech VC and two very different views on it
- Wie der Bund >€500Mio. mit einer Anleihe verdient hat
We continue with our popular series and again shed light on accounting principles flattering the German budget (German text)!
- Goodbye Rates
We show how positive yields of German Bunds go extinct in one chart