EAC Partner Daniel Berger on the Climate 21 Podcast

EAC Partner Daniel Berger on the Climate 21 PodcastThe climate news about China seems to be consistently contradictory. On the one hand, we hear how China is responsible for high levels of emissions, while on the other we hear how China is leaping ahead in its deployments of renewables. Where does the truth lie? In order to discuss the topics, Daniel Berger, Partner at EAC International Consulting based in Shanghai, was invited on the Climate 21 Podcast by SAP’s Tom Raftery. Listen to the episode directly either by using the integrated player below or by visiting the Podcast’s website. You can …

Marcel Pawlicek joins EAC as Senior Advisor

Marcel Pawlicek joins EAC as Senior AdvisorFormer Burckhardt Compression CEO to focus on Swiss marketEAC is fortunate to have won Mr. Marcel Pawlicek as Senior Advisor, supporting business development and client engagement in Switzerland. Mr. Pawlicek had served as CEO of Burckhardt Compression for 11 years, retiring from the position in 2022. Mr. Pawlicek is a Board Member at several companies and a highly appreciated participant in the Swiss business community. Swiss companies have traditionally been one of EAC’s key client groups. With the support from Mr. Pawlicek, EAC will further increase its market exposure to promote its wide range …

EAC Shanghai back in the office as epidemic situation stabilizes

EAC Shanghai back to the office as epidemic situation stabilizesAfter two months of work from home due to the COVID-19 situation in Shanghai, our local consultants are all back in the office from this week onwards. After trial runs by smaller groups over the last two weeks, the situation has now been deemed stable office to have the entire team back at once.In the morning, all employees were greeted with a Welcome Package, including sanitizer and other prevention materials, as well as small cupcakes. During the lockdown, EAC had already supplied its employees with vital food packages twice.LatestJuli 7, 2022EAC …

Astotec China – Production Capacity Expansion in China

Astotec China – production capacity expansionEAC International Consulting is proud to have supported ASTOTEC with the screening of initially several countries across Asia and then over 80 development parks inside China for production capacity expansion, considering commercial, technical, trade and local resource conditions. EAC’s scope included on-site analysis of all short-listed development parks on feasibility for ASTOTEC’s needs, labor force availability, negotiation of investment conditions and incentives, supplier search and screening, and steering of all relevant third parties, among others. We are pleased to have successfully accompanied this project during the past months and wish ASTOTEC a successful realization and …

EAC Food Supply for our Shanghai Team

EAC Food Supply for our Shanghai TeamAs Shanghai continues its lockdown, supply chain and delivery issues make it hard for residents isolated at home to replenish their food supplies.Luckily, our local EAC office was able to procure two special deliveries of vegetables and meat for all of our employees, so that they can provide for themselves and their families.LatestJuli 7, 2022EAC Partner Daniel Berger on the Climate 21 PodcastJuni 29, 2022Marcel Pawlicek joins EAC as Senior AdvisorJuni 20, 2022EAC Shanghai back in the office as epidemic situation stabilizesJuni 6, 2022EAC Partner Uwe Haizmann on the Digital Supply Chain Podcast

Emergency Aid for Ukraine

Emergency Aid for Ukraine EAC International Consulting and its entire team stand in solidarity with the citizens of Ukraine in this difficult time.    Anna Ahlborn, EAC Partner since many years, grew up in Ukraine and immediately built a supply chain to help with the provision of living space and immediate support in Germany as well as locally with emergency medical care for people in the Ukraine. EAC as a Group donates direct financial aids via Anna.   Due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, EAC terminates all business relations in Russia with immediate effect.LatestJuli 7, 2022EAC Partner Daniel Berger on …

China Review 2021 – a Recap of Key Market Developments

China Review 2021 – a Recap of Key Market DevelopmentsAfter the eventful 2020, who would have expected 2021 to bring even greater changes? This was certainly the case for China, where we have witnessed a flood of new (geo-)political, regulatory and economic developments over the last months. This year truly marked the arrival of a “new normal” at last. Since an all-encompassing summary is impossible and most likely soon outdated anyway, let us just briefly state our take on the chasm that business in China is currently facing: dynamic growth for most of our clients and a remaining high strategic …

Light on the horizon – Management Team acquires Maas & Roos Group

Light on the horizon – management team acquires Maas & Roos GroupEAC International Consulting and LEAD CF have advised on the sale of the shares in Maas & Roos AG Hilpoltstein and the separate sale of the shares in the foreign subsidiary LP Flex, exclusively as M&A advisor. The transaction took place in close coordination with the law firm Dr. Schmitt, which was appointed as insolvency administrator.The Maas & Roos Group is one of the leading global providers of illuminated advertising and related logistics and services and currently operates in more than 50 countries worldwide. Even under the special aspects …

India Review 2020 – a Recap of major Business Developments

India Review 2020 – a Recap of major Business Developments2020 has been a challenging year for all of us. The outbreak of COVID-19 led to a pandemic that shattered both lives and businesses in previously unimaginable ways. Our world has changed. The immediate impact of COVID-19 on the Indian business ecosystem was distressing due to reduced demand of non-essential products and services, especially during lockdown period – the aftermath was evidently visible in GDP numbers witnessing substantial de-growth. In spite of all the uncertainty this year posed on the business front, the vision for ‘New India’ started to take shape …

China Review 2020 – a Recap of major business developments

China Review 2020 – a recap of major business developments2020 has been a challenging year for all of us. The outbreak of COVID-19 in January led to a pandemic that shattered both lives and businesses in previously unimaginable ways. Our world has been changed.But while most regions are still struggling with the pandemic and the resulting containment measures, China has already shifted gears into rebound mode. With relatively few new cases, both government and companies have been focused on revitalizing the economy and utilizing the emerging catch-up effects in the second half of this year. We also observed this among …

Economic Insights by EAC Consulting – May 2020

Economic Insights by EAC Consulting – May 2020China was economically impacted by COVID-19 on an unprecedented level in Q1, resulting in a quarterly GDP contraction of -6.8% YoY. Despite not unveiling a major stimulus program yet, the government has initiated countermeasures such as subsidy and support policies for SMEs, further investment liberalizations, pilot zones for cross-border e-commerce, or consumption vouchers. In April 2020, first indications of a recovery have become visible: the PMI bounced up, industrial output is back to normal, travel is increasing, and a growing number of companies are reporting a positive business trend and outlook. In this …