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Mirabaud announces a multiannual partnership with the Centre Pompidou and supports the exhibition by Christian Marclay

Geneva/Paris, 5 October 2022 – Mirabaud Group is pleased to announce a partnership with the Centre Pompidou in Paris and to initiate this cooperative relationship with the exhibition by the famous Swiss-American artist Christian Marclay, running from 16 November 2022 to 13 March 2023. With this new artistic sponsorship in Paris, an iconic city of art and culture, Mirabaud is delighted to continue and strengthen its support for artists and the institutions that present them to the general public.

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Telecommunications: The Moment of Truth

The hectic pace of modern life and the interventionism of regulators and lawmakers—who are trying to mitigate the combined impact of energy shortages and rising prices of nearly all products—, often renders us oblivious to other relevant matters, such as the telecommunications industry remaining unaffected by the recent wave of reassessment. This is no accident, as the industry is among the few that have enhanced consumers’ purchasing power, as well as contributing significantly to economic activity since March 2020.

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Mirabaud strengthens its position as partner of choice for external asset managers by appointing a new head

Geneva, 3 October 2022 – Carel Huber joins Mirabaud’s Wealth Management division as Global Head of the EAM management teams. The Mirabaud Group is intending to strengthen its offer in the multi-custodian wealth management market.

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Preparation for the Mini Transat Race

The young sailor from Versoix Anaëlle, Mirabaud’s ambassador, tells her story of 1000 miles single-handed.

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Mirabaud advises pharmaceutical trailblazer Scailyte on CHF 6 million series a funding

Zurich, 21 September 2022 – Mirabaud Advisors has acted as exclusive advisor to Swiss pharmaceutical innovator Scailyte in a CHF 6 million Series A fund raise from various investors

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Higher electricity costs will hurt – The current situation for Swiss Industrials

The half-year numbers of Swiss Industrials, reported in July or August, were good, mostly unaffected by the rapid price increase of raw materials. Pricing power was strong, and in an environment with solid economy data, companies were able to respond quickly to the cost pressure. Arguably, there were some exceptions: Bystronic, Daetwyler, Forbo and Schweiter, which warned before and/or missed market consensus.

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Active bond management can outperform

Optimal selection of active managers is one of the keys to dealing with the normalisation of monetary policies and the accompanying adjustments in valuations.

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The sovereign ESG rating as a tool for identifying insolvency risk

Historically, the integration of ESG factors has focused on equities and corporate bonds. Today, the ESG approach extends to all asset classes in a portfolio. Sovereign issuers, whether "emerging" or "developed", are no exception, with the development in recent years of an ESG sovereign rating based on precise and available data (for example on climate, human rights, employment or natural resource management issues). In order to better identify and manage credit risks linked to governments, many investors are integrating this assessment in addition to a traditional analysis based on macroeconomic and financial variables.

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Emerging primary market

The global rise in interest rates is weighing heavily upon emerging bond markets. It is, of course, crippling secondary market performance, but it also has an effect on a primary market in foreign currency that is breaking down a little more each day.

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The hour of (financial) reckoning

A little journey through time. Not the kind made in a DeLorean; the faintest of memories is all we need. One year ago, growth companies were sailing along on the wave of appetite for risk. Although we could each see the clouds on the horizon, nothing could quell the enthusiasm of investors emerging from the Covid crisis.

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Electrification: a new era for Utilities

The Utilities sector is experiencing a strong transformation. From a traditional “boring and non-event“ sector, to become the pillar of one of the most ambitions and worldwide shared trends; decarbonising the world, aiming by 2050, Net Zero Greenhouse Gas emissions (GHG).

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Issuer risk in structured products

“I’m talking about a time that those of us under 40 wouldn’t know.” A time when issuer risk was the focal point of investors’ attention and fear. So, despite the “holiday forgetfulness”, it is probably worthwhile to give a brief reminder about issuer risk in structured products.

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Are we witnessing a once-in-a-decade opportunity?

The extreme economic and market conditions of the past few years have been surprising, reinforcing the view that forecasting is a difficult exercise. Jose Manuel Castro looks at this decade’s unpredictable macro environment and where we go from here….

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The impending national gas emergency in Germany and the threat to production lines

Stefanie Scholtysik examines the risk to Swiss companies for the German gas difficulties and how the risk can be mitigated…

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Green hydrogen: an increasingly important pillar in the energy transition

Green – or renewable – hydrogen is, more than ever, high on the political and economic agenda.

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The Death of Technology Investing c.2020/1. Long live technology Investing 2022.

The acronyms are changing. TAM is now replaced by ROI. Technology is a sector famed for its ability to quickly change and shape the times; of the day and of the future. The change in the focus of investing in the technology sector in can now be added in equally quick measure.

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Is the underperformance of Spain’s stock market coming to an end?

In recent years, Spain’s stock market has registered underperformance in Europe due to, among other factors, the country’s lack of significant differential premium growth vs. other member states.

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Social media: moving towards more moderation?

The role played by social networks, regarding their impact and social responsibility are more prominent than ever. Content found on platforms such as Meta (Facebook), Twitter or Youtube has particularly become a key issue, given the fact that the negative impacts of hate, conspiracy or racist speech have become both visible and significant.

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Selling a business: why engaging an M&A sell-side advisor adds value

‘It is universally acknowledged that when selling a house, one needs to run an auction process to maximise the price. However, selling a business is a different kettle of fish entirely.’ Says Andreas Plattner, Managing Partner at Mirabaud Advisors.

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MIRABAUD ADVISES RENEWABLE ENERGY COMPANY VALFORTEC ON SECURING FINANCING FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF SOLAR PV PORTFOLIO IN CHILE

Madrid, 8 June 2022 – Mirabaud acted as exclusive financial advisor to the Company in the design, structuring and securing of $22.4 million for the construction of 10 photovoltaic plants, with a total capacity of 33 MW, in Chile.

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"Key achievements and figures in 2021" presents information related to the strategic development and the financial results of Mirabaud Group.

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