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Our insights page provides a portal for CIL’s latest thinking and perspectives on growing markets, changing business trends and the economy.
The Mid-Market M&A Pulse Check measures the heartbeat of M&A in the US and identifies trends in deal-activity and value creation over time.Read more here
Renewables are an increasing presence in the global energy mix, with the International Energy Agency stating that they provided 28% of the world’s p...
Commercial opportunities presented by renewables Read more here
As the importance of data in making everyday business decisions and longer-term strategic plays has increased, so too has the use of B2B information p...
Sector snapshot: business information providers Read more here
Industrial automation has been reducing costs and increasing productivity in manufacturing since the 1940s. Recently the interest in deploying automat...
Opportunities within industrial automation Read more here
The transition to a low-carbon future requires further electrification of the economy, particularly if we are to meet the targets set out in the Paris...
Charging ahead Read more here
The rise of staycations? It’s still happening. While 2020 gave travel operators an unparalleled shock, and the state of the industry remains complic...
The changing British holiday Read more here
CIL’s Consumer Pulse Survey has measured consumer sentiment throughout 2020, identifying changes in intent and long-term behaviour as we adjust to a...
Consumer sentiment in a COVID-19 world Read more here
This week Boris Johnson announced an unprecedented boost to defence funding, with £16.5bn being promised to develop pioneering new technologies for t...
UK defence sector update Read more here
The UK is in the midst of unprecedented uncertainty but there are genuine reasons for optimism over the long term. Sunday Times Economics Editor, Dav...
Short-term pain, long-term gain Read more here
A recent CIL survey of investment banks found that the use of vendor commercial due diligence (VCDD) has increased significantly
VCDD: Improving process, predictability and price Read more here