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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.
2020 provided the global M&A community with a once in a lifetime shock, with many processes put on hold at the beginning of March. Investors have since regrouped and our findings paint a much more optimistic picture, with an M&A market in hyperdrive. While some economic uncertainty remains, our findings show a fiercely comp...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
CIL’s Investment 360 Index, now in its fourth year, is based on a survey of business and investment professionals which
Investment 360 Index FY21 Read more here
For the best part of a decade, the UK wealth management industry has remained a growing and profitable market, offering high levels of recurring reven...
The Growth Paradox Read more here
While there remains inherent macro-risk, particularly as government support is withdrawn over the summer, we expect a construction sector recovery thr...
GB Construction Forecast: June 2020 Read more here
CIL's COVID-19 Sentiment Tracker measures the changing priorities of businesses, investors and advisors throughout this period of crisis. This interac...
COVID-19 Sentiment Tracker Read more here
Live research from CIL Management Consultants poses two fundamental questions to the British public – what are you most excited about doing post-loc...
COVID-19 Consumer Pulse Survey Read more here
While last year seems a lifetime away, CIL’s 2020 Broadcast Indie Survey review shows strong growth in regional spend, a resurgence in genres other ...
Broadcast Indie Survey Review 2020 Read more here