Entries by Matthijs Snijder

Jumping to conclusions

Use restraint when applying the limited amount of company data out there to draw conclusions about Dutch corporate health. Today’s front page article in the FD contains some conclusions that are quite remarkable to say the least. Bankruptcy as a panacea? The article starts out with the bold statement that bankruptcies would actually benefit the […]

Too many hats

Banks can play a vital role in post-pandemic recovery……in their capacity as creditors. An article in today’s FD caught my attention: “Banken willen belang nemen in worstelende bedrijven” (Banks are looking to  invest in equity of companies that are struggling). In short, banks are in talks with the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs and are […]