Top brands of 2018

top brands 2018

Last week Google published its annual list of the most searched terms and, as usual, we saw an interesting mix of surprising and expected results in each category. But when it comes to investments and the criterion on which we base market trends, which brands won out in 2018? onefourzero used its digital capabilities to […]

Trends and Threats in Travel

If you are managing a consumer fund and travel is not at the top of your considerations, then it might be time to rethink. Not least because the global travel business is expected to boom to $1.6 trillion by 2020, but also because an increasing number of consumers are forsaking high street travel agents and […]

Dressed to Impress: why is fashion this season’s must-have asset for investors?

 In September 2017, Apax Partners acquired a majority stake in for an undisclosed sum. While high profile, this acquisition is just the tip of the iceberg, supporting a trend that sees an increasing interest from private equity in fashion industry assets. Over the last five years, annual private equity investments in the fashion industry […]