The company surveyed 400 investors and 100 business owners across the US
UBS has conducted research revealing that 56% of business owners in the US are most concerned about healthcare costs. They are followed by 51% and 48% worrying about cybersecurity and taxes, respectively.
More than 1 in 3 business owners plan to sell or pass on their business over the next 5 years. Meanwhile, 22% don’t plan on selling or passing on businesses at all, whereas 12% haven’t decided yet.
The research has also revealed major investors’ concerns. In fact, 56% of US investors are worried about the political environment, whereas 49% are concerned about the national debt. Not like business owners, only 39% of investors are concerned about healthcare costs.
Besides, more investors want in than out. That means 26% of them plan to invest more over the next 6 months, whereas 12% are going to invest less.
We’ve reported that 23% of Americans worry about losing their jobs amid the COVID-19 crisis.