Gear up, suit up – are you combat ready?

The heat is rising in the video game industry and it is an exciting time both for players (of all ages!) and developers alike. The industry has fundamentally changed in recent years due to greater digitalisation and online gaming. But the breakneck pace of change is...

‘Nemetschek’ your construction project

20%… that’s the amount of building construction costs that are wasted according to some estimates. This is a frightening amount of money and resources when you consider that the global construction industry is worth $3.5 trillion and accounts for 14% of global...

Global Equity Outlook

One constant in the ever-changing investment profession is that the task of making predictions for the New Year is a tricky one; sometimes it can feel almost futile. Given what markets have experienced in 2018, that seems especially true. Are the prevailing dynamics...

A move that ‘tix’ the right boxes

Natixis, the French financial services provider, announced last week (September 12th, after close) that it is to sell its retail banking operations to its parent company BPCE. In what has certainly not been a vintage year for European financials and their...

Global banks

Investing in the equity of global banks has never been easy. Share prices typically reflect a myriad of factors, including the health or otherwise of domestic, regional and even global economic activity. The virtual collapse of the financial system a decade ago has...