Author: Alessandro Patrizi

The equity research division is delighted to present Alibaba Group, one of the fastest growing e-commerce companies in the world. It became one of the most valuable tech companies on the planet after raising $25 billion from its U.S. IPO, the second largest in history....

The equity research division is delighted to present Monster Beverage Corporation, a marketer and distributor of energy drinks and alternative beverages. Certainly, the aggregate-economy, hence the industry, slowdown imposes numerous challenges on the Company. As per our assumption, the pandemic will beget structural change in the...

COVID-19 outbreak paved the way for a big wave of uncertainty worldwide. Stock market volatility and plummeting business expectations are just two of its many markers. Here, we focus on a wide set of alternative indexes, ranging from newspaper-based measures to the most recent surveys, aimed...

The US-China trade war has been a series of ups and downs, retaliations and threats for both parties involved. What started in early 2018 as a tariff on steel imports has now turned into something much bigger, and its impacts have been felt worldwide. From...

Have you ever heard about CoCos? Let’s take a look on how Contingent Convertible bonds work, what are the triggers in their use, the main risks to which they are exposed and their recent development in the markets, which makes them an attractive instrument for banks...

Do hedge funds accomplish their mission or not? In the first place, we explain what a hedge fund is and the story of the first hedge fund. Then, we analyse the current situation of the industry and how it has changed since the inception of the...

MIMS – Long Short Equity Fund is an actively-managed fund by Minerva Investment Management Society, based on a zero-net investment ‘multi-factor’ strategy. The Fund has the investment objective of achieving a positive absolute return, through long-term capital appreciation. The Fund uses a «multi-factor» based investment style...

Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 to the country lockdowns, many analysts compared the current crisis to the one of 2008. In this article we analyse and compare the two market turmoils from a risk management perspective and through python programming language. The quantitative analysis has...

What are the key factors when investing in Renewable Energy? Why is RE investing growing so much? Here is a look at the sector of renewables and their risk-return framework over the last decades. Firstly, we introduce investment trends in RE and its historical development since the...