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THE HOLY GRAIL OF IMMORTALITY

  • Scientists are making rapid progress in deciphering the mechanics of ageing
  • Much extended human lifespans no longer belong to the realm of fantasy
  • Plenty of beneficiaries beyond transformational or technology companies

 

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«Nous pouvons prendre une place significative sur les marchés privés européens»

    Dans l’interview à SPHERE Rodolfo de Benedetti, partenaire, explique pourquoi il a choisi d’axer davantage sa stratégie d’allocation sur le segment des marchés privés.

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The emergence of China as a sport superpower

  • The Chinese sport industry will reach $696 billion by 2035.
  • Chinese government intends to encourage 700 million people to have a physical activity once a week.
  • The local sports brands benefit from the renewed patriotism of Chinese consumers.

 

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Rodolfo De Benedetti: «There Are Too Many Banks in Switzerland»

    In an interview in finews.com, Rodolpho De Benedetti, partner, discusses what trends has DECALIA identified for the future.

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DECALIA promotes Antonio Garufi as Lead Portfolio Manager

    DECALIA has promoted Antonio Garufi as lead portfolio manager for the DECALIA Circular Economy fund. Antonio Garufi has led the research team that developed the proprietary investment universe for the Circular Economy theme, and has been the co-portfolio manager of DECALIA Circular Economy since launch.

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DECALIA strengthens its thematic investment team with the arrival of Roberto Magnatantini

    DECALIA Asset Management has hired Roberto Magnatantini to manage the DECALIA Silver Generation fund. His arrival strengthens the investment team focused on Consumer Trends. Before joining DECALIA, Roberto Magnatantini was Head of Global Equities at SYZ Asset Management, where he managed two strategies for the OYSTER funds’ franchise.

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‘TIS THE SEASON OF GAMING

  • A new cycle begins, with Sony and Microsoft’s next-generation consoles
  • The entire food chain stands to benefit
  • Other tech, but also media, actors are vying for a part in this 10th art

 

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L’or sous un nouvel éclairage

    Fabrizio Quirighetti, notre Chief Investment Officer, explique dans le journal l’Agefi pourquoi il n’est plus possible aujourd’hui de présenter l’or uniquement comme une valeur refuge (Agefi,13/11/2020).

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BEYOND CASH

  • The Covid-19 pandemic has upped the speed of digitisation of financial services
  • Online lending, P2P transactions, mobile wallets, cryptocurrencies: fintechs are reshaping the industry
  • Regulators will be the ultimate judges, balancing the benefits and risks of an increasingly cashless society

 

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RETAIL INVESTORS STRIKE BACK

  • Day trading platforms like Robinhood have attracted scores of new users this year…
  • … contributing to a self-fulfilling rally in equities, but also greater polarisation and volatility
  • History is not kind as to how such bubbles end – although the turning point may not be imminent

 

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DECALIA, a Swiss pioneer in the circular economy

    The Ellen MacArthur Foundation has just released «Financing the Circular Economy: Capturing the Opportunity», outlining why finance is vital to the transition to a circular economy. Decalia, a Swiss pioneer in the circular economy, is mentioned in the report for managing one of the very few equity funds devoted exclusively to this theme.

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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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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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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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