2018 has been a hectic and eventful year for us. In the beginning of the year, we have reorganised ourselves to better serve the market with a specialist approach aligned to technologies and skills, rather than focusing on specific industries.
The private banking sector has continued on its hot streak throughout the first half of 2018. Having spoken to a number of bankers recently, the following are some interesting trends which are emerging as the year progresses:
As a highly developed space, the energy market has been largely monopolised by Oil & Gas. For many years Oil & Gas has been regarded as a national and politically strategic asset and for that, amongst many other reasons, there are many barriers to entry.
In a continuation of my monthly market commentaries, thinking of September I want to tackle a question that I am hearing more and more often: “Do you think I should be worried about considering moving into a sector or company that seems to be going through serious challenges?”