A Game of 2 Halves 

The economic outlook right now is divided between the US and the rest of the world, particularly in Europe, which makes the investment landscape especially tough.   In the US, we have a Federal Reserve that sees only a slim chance of a recession ahead, inflation pressures are shaved by slowing in overseas demand, and while […]

SMEs are turning to alternative forms of finance

In collaboration with the Institute of Financial Services Zug IFZ at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Pactum has studied the financing of Swiss SMEs. The study, “Alternative SME Financing,” compares data from 2016 and 2021 and is based on information from 2,700 companies. The data was collected on behalf of the State […]