According to Reinhard Mohn (1921-2009), who once led the medium-sized Bertelsmann company to the media group, "securing the succession is the greatest entrepreneurial achievement. Mohn's quote could be a summary of the "Financing Monitor 2019" study.
In cooperation with TU Darmstadt, Creditshelf surveyed 200 financial decision-makers from medium-sized companies in various industries. One catch in the implementation of succession planning is often the tabooing of the problem. Only a few companies deal with the matter openly and in good time.