Navigating the COVID-19 crisis

When switching to “crisis mode", companies are required to handle many interdependent challenges simultaneously, like:

  • executing liquidity measures
  • ensuring critical operations
  • reducing cash-out
  • reshaping business models.

Our task force of experienced consultants and healthcare experts provides you with competent advice and a one-stop-shop approach in the face of all pressing challenges.

If you have any questions, you can reach our task force via
crisis-taskforce@goetzpartners.com  or +49 89 290 725 133 at any time.

ACTING FAST
BUT STRATEGICALLY

All actions should focus now on gaining transparency on how your business is impacted, secure critical operations and maintain financial stability.

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Turbulent times also call for a stringent communication plan to inform and align with all relevant stakeholders. Setting up a virtual war room with a centralized communication flow is the base for rapid decision making.

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Private Equity firms are also hit hard by the crisis and their underlying companies are facing multifaceted challenges. Portfolio managers need to take decisive action now.

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Governments and supranational bodies have launched comprehensive support programs. We provide you with an overview of the support schemes and the relevant application processes in Germany. 

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Rebooting
the business

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown the weak spots of many companies' Working Capital management due to easily available liquidity and less stressed cost situations in the past. Our optimization approach supports you in ensuring full cash flow transparency, opportunity revelation, and potential realization.

ASSESS YOUR WORKING CAPITAL ROBUSTNESS

The aftereffects of the COVID-19 crisis are sure to be impacting the retail industry significantly, surely changing how consumers shop, interact and what products they prefer.This situation bears the potential to think beyond the current store set-up and reimagine the customer experience. 

HOW TO REIMAGINE RETAIL

Shaping the
New Normal

The COVID-19 crisis will make workforce adjustments necessary in many companies.  In this situation, HR departments will become important drivers of their organization's transformation. To reach a balance between reducing overcapacities and building up missing competences, it is vital to create transparency about operational inefficiencies and existing skill gaps.  

BALANCE YOUR WORKFORCE SET-UP NOW

Crisis Benchmark: ONLINE TRAVEL AGENCIES

Tourism is one of the most affected sectors with companies underperforming their competitors by a difference of 40% on the stock market.

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Crisis Benchmark: Energy

Within the utilities sector, some public companies' valuations clearly outperform their peers.

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Crisis Benchmark: Mechanical Engineering

The industrials sector underperformed the DAX Index by 25% since the discovery of COVID-19 with some firms being hit worse than others.

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Crisis Benchmark: Pharma

The pharma industry outperformed the global stock market since the discovery of COVID-19 by 16.6%

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Crisis Benchmark: Insurance

The insurance industry simultaneously followed the volatile global stock market development during COVID-19.

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PODCAST | Navigating the Crisis


Contact

Dr. Gunnar Binnewies

Dr. Gunnar Binnewies Partner
Management Consultants

 Philipp Widmaier

Philipp Widmaier Managing Director
Corporate Finance