Equity Research

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...

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...

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...

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...

Would you rather buy naked puts or implement short selling strategies? What are their respective “costs” and expected returns? Here a comparison of short selling strategies versus option trading strategies. Firstly, we introduce short selling from a theoretical standpoint and then we analyse some examples such...

What is the relationship between AI and Financial Services? Why should firms consider AI as a core component? Here is a summary of the most interesting subfields of AI applied to optimise processes, drive cost efficiency and maintain competitiveness. Firstly, we introduce NLP and its relevant tools...

Why Eurozone banks profitability remains so depressed and has not fully recovered to its pre-crisis levels? This report investigates the determinants and makes comparisons with US and Nordic banks, whose returns are significantly higher. The analysis considers the economic growth and negative rates policy, high operating...