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Nov 9, 2018 5:17 PM | Unit news

LGT European Capital arranges unitranche facilities in Italy and Spain

Entities LGT European Capital Limited (“LGT European Capital”) provides investment management services to acted as sole arrangers and underwriters of a unitranche financing to support the acquisition of EfectoLED and iWatMotion (the “Group”) by Miura Private Equity in Spain. Furthermore LGT European Capital has successfully arranged two unitranche facilities in Italy to support the acquisition of FairConnect in September 2018, and the buyout of AEB in October 2018.

Nov 9, 2018 4:34 PM | Unit news

LGT’s ILS team receives award for innovative initiative

LGT’s insurance-linked strategies team (LGT ILS) has won the “initiative of the year award” by Trading Risk for the innovation of setting up the first collateralized rated reinsurer, Lumen Re Ltd. This step is expected to have a significant impact on the entire ILS industry.

Oct 18, 2018 3:51 PM | Unit news

LGT Beacon: Countercyclical opportunity: buy the dip in equities

Fear of further increases in US interest rates and some other looming anxieties culminated in a major equity selloff early this month. However, the broader markets' signals were more constructive: yield curves steepened, breakeven rates ticked up, credit spreads narrowed, and emerging markets assets stabilized; so we decided to buy the dip in equities.

Oct 4, 2018 4:44 PM | Unit news

LGT Investorama: Active versus passive? It depends on the mix!

The financial industry has long pondered the question of whether active or passive investing is better for a portfolio. It is hotly disputed which strategy is superior. Which is why the focus of the debate should be on the question of how an investor best combines the two philosophies across an investment cycle.

Sep 12, 2018 11:20 AM | Unit news

LGT Beacon: Tactical asset allocation for Q4/2018

After completing our quarterly asset allocation strategy review, this issue explains LGT Capital Partners' macro and market views, and its investment positioning. All in all, we have decided to reduce the total equity risk of the Princely Strategies to neutral, via measures that result in a shift in favor of US equities and the US dollar.

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