Industry & Investments

Industries are evolving and change has accelerated in the past year, leading to business and investment opportunities.

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Industries are evolving and change has accelerated in the past year, leading to business and investment opportunities. As we navigate the path ahead, it is important to recognize the lessons that can be learned from the impacts and challenges faced.

Our experts share their views in the videos below.

Perspectives on Private Equity Investing

There has been a tremendous amount of capital raised over the past 10 years, and the deal environment remains incredibly robust in 2021. With private equity continuing to be raised at a record pace, we try to target funds that fall into three buckets.

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Imbedding ESG Factors Into Strategic Decision Making

The drivers of sustainable investing appear to be structural in nature and represent emerging risks and opportunities for companies across different industries. For investors and companies seeking to demonstrate their green credentials, we expect to see net zero commitments become the norm.

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The Pandemic's Impact on the Childcare Industry

Considering the pandemic, research shows female representation in the workforce could take a significant step backwards. Find out what impact this has posed on the childcare industry from an environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) standpoint.

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Current Trends in Equity Capital Markets

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been one major trend in equity capital markets: the convergence of public and private. Learn how companies are utilizing access to public markets.

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China's Post-Pandemic Recovery

China's consumer, healthcare, and technology sectors are experiencing significant impacts from COVID-19. Learn how China is recovering from the pandemic from both a societal perspective and an investment standpoint.

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The Industrial Sector’s Response to the Recession

Facing the third recession in 12 years, the industrial sector is familiar with navigating periods of economic uncertainty and fluctuation in demand for products and services. In fact, many industrial companies have actively responded to the pandemic by shifting their manufacturing processes.

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Setting Economic Recovery Expectations

As shelter-in-place policies are lifted, we begin to assess the economic damage and form expectations for economic recovery. But, how short will the current downturn be, and how swift the recovery?

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COVID-19’s Effect on Global Utilities & Real Estate

Stocks in the global utilities and global real estate sectors are typically thought to be defensive in nature. While global utilities have held up their end of the bargain, global real estate stocks have been one of the worst-performing sectors as we navigate the pandemic.

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COVID-19’s Impact on Specialty Distribution

As a result of the novel coronavirus, we have identified immediate trends taking place in the industrial distribution space. However, the long-term impacts of COVID-19 may create areas of opportunity within the space.

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