Private Equity

Private equity is still growing, although the euphoria of 2014 has died down somewhat

According to the Roland Berger Strategy Consultants’ “European Private Equity Outlook 2015”, the European private equity industry is looking to the new year with caution. The first signs of a cool-down surfaced back in 2014, with around one third of survey respondents closing fewer transactions than in 2014. Their main reasons were the lack of […]

Bond

On the path of the bond market: is there a bear, a bull…or what else at the end of the road?

Way too many reports are warning the financial community on the volatility and, possibly, decline of the bond market. Goldman Sachs recently warned investors on the risks of long-term positions, while Bill Gross, who manages the $1.5 billion Janus Global Unconstrained Bond Fund, a couple of weeks ago effectively noted how “credit based oxygen is […]