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This time is different

Why this cycle will be unusual and what to do about it

  • The cause: a liquidity squeeze
  • The response: unprecedented stimulus
  • The effect: asymmetric impact

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CLEAN HYDROGEN’S MOMENT?

  • Building a hydrogen eco-system will be key in attaining carbon-neutrality targets
  • Investors have been flocking into companies that promise a revolution in transportation
  • For less hyped and more indirect investment opportunities, look rather to the industrial space

 

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THE RISE OF E-SPORT

  • Virtual competitions helped keep fans, broadcasters and sponsors satisfied during lockdown
  • The Covid-19 pandemic may well be serving to accelerate the transformation of the sport ecosystem
  • Streamlined events, less travel, greater digitalisation: the characteristics of tomorrow’s sporting world?

 

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Decalia Circular Economy earns LuxFlag ESG label

    LuxFlag, the independent investment fund rating agency, has awarded DECALIA Circular economy with the ESG label. The strategy has been recognized for its commitment to sustainable principles throughout its investment process.

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GLOCALISATION 1.0

  • The Covid-19 shock is driving individuals, companies and governments to look inward
  • Supply chains, particularly – but not only – in critical industries, stand to be overhauled
  • Reshoring and greater operational resilience will, however, come at a certain cost

 

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Le secteur de la santé portés par ses « corona fighters »

    Dans cette chronique, Clément Maclou, Gérant de DECALIA Silver Generation commente les nouvelles opportunités apparues durant la pandémie et la course acharnée pour la découverte d’un vaccin.
    Cette crise sans précédent a mis en lumière quatre sous-secteurs de la santé en particulier.

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The new European circular economy plan

    Interview with Clément Maclou on the new European Circular Economy plan. This plan is one of the main blocks of the European Green Deal. Many initiatives were announced for a cleaner & more competitive Europe.

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SADDLE UP!

  • As they ease lockdown measures, authorities are unveiling ambitious schemes to increase cycling
  • Demand for e-bikes, in particular, is booming – a silver lining of the coronavirus
  • A thriving biking ecosystem offers many opportunities for investors

 

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Seeking outperformance in the COVID-19 storm

Analysing why crisis-era funds deliver enhanced returns and where to deploy today

  • Analysing performance over the cycle
  • Why downturn vintages outperform
  • Cooperation, between countries but also companies, will be essential in this effort

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THE RACE FOR A VACCINE

  • Exiting lockdowns will take time and involve systematic testing & tracing
  • Defeating Covid-19 requires an effective vaccine – still at least 12 months away
  • Cooperation, between countries but also companies, will be essential in this effort

 

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Et si les marchés étaient trop optimistes?

Les prévisions de baisse de l’activité économique sont apocalyptiques, mais les marchés n’ont baissé que de 15% depuis janvier, grâce au récent rebond. Cela ne signifie toutefois pas que les marchés ont raison.

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DECALIA strengthens its business development team in German-speaking Switzerland with the arrival of Marcus Kirschner

DECALIA Asset Management has hired Marcus Kirschner to ensure the development of its asset management activities in German-speaking Switzerland. Following the arrival in May 2019 of Bernhard Utiger as Head of Development for the region, DECALIA thus continues its expansion in Switzerland. In just a few years, DECALIA has launched several innovative strategies, with thematic funds and private markets solutions providing an effective offering for the changing investment environment.

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ISOLATED YET CONNECTED

  • Social distancing brings many challenges but also the opportunity to study and work differently
  • Artificial intelligence (AI), chatbots and extended reality are transforming the online learning experience
  • Remote working is a win-win solution – for employees, employers but also the environment

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COVID-19: Remote Work, a new normal?

  • At the time of writing, more than 3 billion people are confined to homes across the world due to COVID-19.
  • Remote work is now undoubtedly becoming the “new normal” for many businesses, even with the presence of children at home.
  • Remote Work has always been one of the sub themes in our DECALIA Circular Economy strategy, given the benefits it creates on environment, productivity and morale.
  • While the speed of adoption was supposed to be gradual, given the severity and magnitude of the current lockdown, Remote working is now being adopted by almost everyone. However, we must ask ourselves, is this change in working behavior here to stay?

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DECALIA rafforza il suo team di gestione tematica con l’arrivo di Jean-Christophe Labbé

DECALIA Asset Management ha assunto Jean-Christophe Labbé come gestore del fondo DECALIA Millennials. In tale ruolo, si unirà pertanto al team di gestione tematica sulle tendenze di consumo diretto da Clément Maclou. Prima di approdare in DECALIA, Jean-Christophe Labbé ha gestito con successo uno dei migliori fondi tematici rivolto alla generazione dei Millennials per Goldman Sachs a New York.

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Responding to dislocation

Private credit’s history of adapting to change and crisis

  • Lessons from history: earning superior returns in turbulent times
  • Private credit after 2008: filling the financing gap
  • Private credit for today: the rise of specialised credit

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How I learnt to love confinement and live like a Millennial

  • At the time of writing, Italy, Denmark, Belgium, Spain, and France have all gone on nation-wide lockdowns. The UK, and we assume many others, are likely to follow suit, soon.
  • There is no precedent for almost entire populations working from home, with schools and borders shut.
  • These are truly extraordinary times, and not a scenario any market participant was betting on just four weeks ago.
  • While the depth of the crisis took us by surprise, consumer patterns have shifted to businesses we know and like. It looks like staying at home is forcing entire populations to live more like Millennials!

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Fly Me To The Moon… And Beyond

  • A new era of space exploration is dawning
  • Governments, but also private investors, aim to send humans to distant orbits
  • The toughest challenge may well lie in drawing up the laws of a Galactic Republic

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DECALIA launches a «Dividend Growth» global equity fund

DECALIA Asset Management expands its range of strategies with the launch of DECALIA Dividend Growth, a fund invested in global equities offering better prospects for dividend growth. Tested for more than 3 years in the form of a dynamic certificate, this investment concept has confirmed the superior results obtained historically by this type of strategy, with a clear outperformance compared to the market as a whole and lower volatility.

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DECALIA crowned best Swiss external asset manager at the WealthBriefing Swiss Awards 2020

At the WealthBriefing Swiss Awards 2020 ceremony held yesterday in Geneva in front of representatives of the financial sector, the Geneva-based asset management company DECALIA Asset Management was crowned the best Swiss external asset manager.

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