Take it easy? Just wait for the not-so-cool second-round “kiss-cool effect”!

“Eppur, si muove”… Who would have thought it? Despite an increase of 525bps in the US Fed funds rate over the last 18 months, the US economic growth continues to defy rates gravity, as well as most pundits, showing resilience -to say the least-. Even more striking, financial conditions still remain broadly accommodative…, which is […]

Private credit: ein goldener Moment

Reji Vettasseri. Lead Portfolio Manager der DECALIA Private Credit Strategies Attraktive Marktbedingungen für eine bewährte Anlageklasse Private Credit auf dem Vormarsch Anfang dieses Jahres erklärte der Präsident von Blackstone, Jonathan Gray, für den Private-Credit-Markt habe ein „goldener Moment“ begonnen. Die Führungsspitzen zahlreicher Unternehmen, von BlackRock über Goldman bis zu JP Morgan, haben diese Einschätzung und […]

DECALIA at IPEM in Paris

DECALIA Private Markets team participated at #IPEM in Paris, one of the world’s leading private markets events. Thank you IPEM for inviting Nicolo Miscioscia, Partner and Head of Private Markets, to the panel discussion on Emerging Managers with industry leaders (Bpifrance, Unigestion and Neuberger Berman). Nicolo Miscioscia Rafaella Ostier Francesco Figliomeni Franco Maria Facecchia

The longevity revolution

The investment theme focusing on Aging Populations is stronger than ever. Barron’s, The Economist, Netflix, seem to agree with us. Dive into DECALIA’s expertise. Details? Just ask. More Americans Are Working Into Their 80s. What’s Keeping Them in the Workforce. As the baby boomers age, it’s becoming more common for people to remain employed into […]

Navigating through a CCC backdrop (Confusing, Contradictory & Challenging)

While China is facing structural risks from the 3Ds of Debt, Demographics and Deflation as recently coined by Morgan Stanley, the macro backdrop could be defined as CCC with economic data sending Confusing and somewhat Contradictory messages in an overall still Challenging context. Let’s take the latest US data released on Friday. Beyond the upside […]

Embracing a shame-free future for air travel

Beneath the majestic sweep of an airplane’s wings lies a world of contradictions. For the excitement of discovering new destinations often also entails guilt about the carbon footprint that such travel leaves. What if we could ease this conflict and find a way to balance our desire to fly with that of taking care of […]

Is this economy different?

In general, seasoned investors are wary when they hear or read somewhere that “this time is different”. Interestingly, there have been plenty of articles in the financial press lately about China turning eventually Japanese. With weakening growth and inflation already nearing 0%, the current 2nd largest world economy seems indeed on the brink of experiencing […]