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A ROARING PET ECONOMY

  • In the Covid-world of the past 18 months, human bonding to pets has strengthened
  • Globally the pet products/services market looks set to reach $350 billion by 2027
  • Plenty of investment opportunities albeit not always pureplay and often expensive

 

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FIGHTING CYBERCRIME

  • Cybersecurity is taking on utmost importance, in both the public and private sector
  • Legacy data protection systems require a complete overhaul, towards “Zero Trust”
  • Cloud native players are disrupting traditional security providers

 

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PRECISION FARMING

  • Technological advances are revolutionising agriculture practices…
  • … promising lower costs, higher productivity and, above all, enhanced sustainability
  • The investment world is buzzing with new up-and-coming agtech companies

 

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DECALIA strengthens its investment team with the arrival of Alexander Roose & Quirien Lemey

    DECALIA strengthens its investment team with the arrival of Alexander Roose (Head of Equities) and Quirien Lemey (Senior Portfolio Manager). They will launch a new sustainable multi-thematic strategy using their proven investment process.

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A GOOD TIME FOR A NEW TASTE!

  • Few industries have been as hard hit as restaurants during the Covid pandemic
  • Digitalisation, merchandising, layout: new ways of doing business are here to stay
  • Customers are looking for an “experience”, whether eating out or at home

 

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E-BIKE SHORTAGES

  • Rising demand for e-bikes is more than just a temporary phenomenon
  • Ongoing supply chain disruptions are making for much extended delivery times
  • The whole biking ecosystem is thriving, as mobility undergoes a (green) revolution

 

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The case against oil bashing

  • Under mounting pressure, Big Oil is struggling to shake off its negative image
  • Yet, many producers – notably European – are actively transitioning their business
  • Being invested means having a say in this change… and reaping attractive returns?

 

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La logistique, c’est fantastique!

    « Même dans une période de paralysie mondiale, la logistique ne s’arrête jamais », par Fabrizio Quirighetti (Chief Investment Officer) pour le magazine Sphere.

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L’immense potentiel de la transformation du secteur de la construction

    « Une transition inévitable vers la construction durable », par Antonio Garufi (gérant de Decalia Circular Economy) pour le magazine Agefi.

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AND THE WINNER IS… SWITZERLAND

  • This month will – at long last – see 24 nations contend for the Euro 2020 trophy
  • Defying football odds, our macro scoring system puts Switzerland as the favourite
  • Defence, midfield, attack: to perform well a portfolio must be strong all-round

 

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DECALIA s’engage auprès de Yael Margelisch

    Decalia s’implique pour la première fois dans l’univers du sport. Nous nous sommes engagée aux côtés de Yael Margelisch, la championne suisse de parapente, dans le cadre de sa participation aux Red Bull Xalps, la course “hike & fly” la plus exigeante au monde.

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Growth Investing Grows Up

Read our latest Private Markets quarterly article focusing on the Rise of Growth Lending in Europe written by our Lead Alternative Portfolio Manager, Reji Vettasseri.

Key elements:

  • The European tech sector is developing rapidly
  • Specialist growth lenders offer an attractive value proposition for investors
  • Growth lending strategies are poised for strong growth and continued strong return generation

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ProNet joined the top 10 cleaning companies active in the French-speaking side of Switzerland

By completing its fourth acquisition since Decalia Capital entry, ProNet Services group joined the top 10 cleaning companies active in the French-speaking side of Switzerland.

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Le classement SFDR pour deux fonds DECALIA

    Les fonds DECALIA Millennials et DECALIA Circular Economy ont été classés ainsi dans le champ d’application de l’article 8 et de l’article 9 de la réglementation SFDR.

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Acquisition of a Logistics Asset in Meyrin/Satigny (GE) for Varia Swiss Realtech Properties

Varia Swiss Realtech Properties continues to successfully expand its commercial portfolio with the acquisition of a new logistic/industrial asset strategically located in the dynamic area of Meyrin/Satigny (Geneva).

This acquisition is part of a short-term re-leasing strategy, to be followed by a redevelopment of the 11’000 sqm plot. Largely oriented towards light industrial and logistics activities, Varia Swiss’ portfolio is further strengthened by this new acquisition and now consists of a total of eight assets located across French and German-speaking part of Switzerland.

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LES DIVIDENDES SONT ETERNELS…

    « Vers le grand retour des dividendes », par Damien Weyermann (gérant de Decalia Dividend Growth) pour le magazine Sphère.

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ANYONE FOR A MEATLESS BURGER?

  • Eating too much meat is bad for the health, the environment and the conscience
  • The market for plant-based substitutes is transitioning from niche to mainstream
  • Sensory experience, price and availability: the three hurdles to mass adoption

 

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DECALIA honored with three prizes at the WealthBriefing Awards 2021

During the WealthBriefing Swiss Awards 2021 ceremony held in February, DECALIA was recognized for the quality of its activities and won the prize for the best external asset manager based in Geneva, “best growth strategy” and “best equity based investment strategy”.

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A NEW ERA IN SPORT

  • Outdoors too, technology is transforming our lives
  • Smartwatches: from a fashion item to a health essential
  • Digital innovation is making sport safer and… more fun!

 

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GENDER DIVERSITY MATTERS

  • The trend towards ESG investing continued unabated in 2020
  • Social and Governance issues took centre stage, in a troubled context
  • Diverse leadership brings clear benefits – not just in the corporate world?

 

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