Brain Capital: An Emerging Investment Opportunity

To solve existential brain challenges spanning neurology, mental health, psychiatry education, workforce development, and neuroscience, we need a fresh approach to technologies and investing. We need a new investment opportunity: Brain Capital. We believe that in the 21st century, there

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CBRE: Multifamily Assets Consolidate Real Estate Investment Growth

Real estate investor appetite for European multifamily properties has been thriving in the past decade. Resilient income-driven performance, sustained by strong occupier market fundamentals and long-term socio-demographic trends, should continue to fuel the rise of this asset class. Last year

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Lord Waverley: First In, Best Dressed — UK’s Bid to Join Key Regional Trade Agreement

The United Kingdom has applied to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), a trade agreement between 11 countries stretching from Vietnam to Peru, including Japan. Its members contain some of the fastest-growing economies in the world,

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IFC: After Glasgow, Four Steps to Keep Us On Track

The UN Climate Conference in Glasgow saw a flurry of commitments and proposals to limit temperature rises to 1.5°C. While there was concrete headway on several fronts, COP26 also underscored the enormity of the task still ahead. Four clear signposts

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Women’s Brain Project – Shattering the Status Quo: Investing in Women in STEM

Representation matters. The now classic TV show The X-Files starring David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson inspired more women to pursue careers in a science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) field. So much so, that this was referred to as “the

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CBRE: Tech Adoption Accelerating Across Real Estate Industry

The expanding deployment of technology, from connectivity and hardware upgrades to machine learning and AI, means that almost every feature of the property industry can evolve quicker than ever. Real estate had been slower to integrate new tech than other

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Lord Waverley and Paul Baker: The Promise, Potential and Pitfalls of Britain’s Relationship with Africa

The concept of Africa Rising is truer today than ever. Despite the pandemic disruption that has caused the continent’s first negative output growth in 27 years, Africa’s performance over the past decades has been remarkable. Many African countries have made

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Erickson Davis: Forging Strong Relationships in European Capital Markets After a Return to the Fold

Don’t tell Erickson Davis you can’t go home again. Davis, an American citizen, re-joined investment bank KBW (Keefe, Bruyette & Woods) in April 2019 as Head of European Equities. Such was his impact, across both borders and product lines, that

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Home is Where the Mortgage is: 2008 Crisis has Lessons for Sector

Of all the sectors affected by the pandemic, the housing market has performed better than expected. In 2008, home loans were at the epicentre of one of the largest economic downfalls in history. The packaged selling of risky loans led

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IBM on Banks’ Reinvention Imperative: Don’t Leave Money On the Table!

The ability to change and digitally adapt has been a defining feature of business during the pan-demic. According to IBM, the Institute for Business Value (IBV), almost 60% of business lead-ers said they had already begun dramatically accelerating their companies’

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