German businessman says Britain will be better off after Brexit
Brexit could leave the country better off than its former European Union partners, a leading German businessman has suggested.
Mathias Doepfner, chief executive of publishing giant Axel Springer, said he could see the UK adopting a ‘more free market-oriented model’ which could be a ‘highly attractive’ alternative to the EU economy.
He told the Financial Times that Britain was bound to experience short-term pain as a consequence of its June 23 vote to quit the EU, ‘but in three to five years from now, my bet would be that England will be better off than continental Europe’.
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