Mercedes-Benz, the world’s third- biggest maker of luxury cars, is planning a coupe-style sport- utility vehicle with a low, sloping roofline to gain on larger rivals Bayerische Motoren Werke AG and Audi AG.
Companies in northwest Europe will benefit from a widening competitive advantage over their southern European counterparts as growth returns, a survey of executives by Roland Berger Strategy Consultants GmbH showed.
Geberit AG, a Swiss maker of toilet flushes and bathroom piping, said 40-year-old head of Germany Christian Buhl will become chief executive, replacing Albert Baehny, who is stepping down after a decade in charge.
Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu still hopes eventually to form an alliance with Roland Berger Strategy Consultants Ltd. even after the German firm’s partners rejected the deal in a vote held last week, the Financial Times reported, citing John Connolly , the accountancy network’s global chairman.
Roland Berger Strategy Consultants GmbH doesn’t have enough money to introduce a planned European ratings agency, Financial Times Deutschland reported in a preview of an article to be published tomorrow, without saying where it got the information.
Spain hired Oliver Wyman Ltd. and Roland Berger Strategy Consultants to carry out a stress test on the nation’s lenders and plans to contract three auditing companies to do an additional analysis of banks’ loans.