Thoughts on market events

Modern asset management involves a whole host of measures with the goal of real preservation of capital over the investment horizon. The framework conditions established with the asset owner - such as liquidity requirements, tolerance of fluctuations, the quality of individual components and diversification over different investment classes - are a significant influence in this regard.

A clear analysis and evaluation of the framework conditions is essential to both the fundamental strategic orientation and tactical investment decisions. BPM's flexible "buy and hold" strategy is based on ongoing analysis of the international capital markets and the most likely activity of the key actors in the economic system: private households, companies, banks and national governments as well as their debt levels.

We make our view of the current situation, our prognosis of probable developments and their impact on different investment classes available to our investors through regular publications.

15.07.2014

Market Comment July 2014

People who invest in traditional time deposits or money market funds are punished by the so-called "market" by having the real value of their investments destroyed. Even the alternative playing field where debt issuers with weak or weaker credit ratings are to be found has become highly contaminated in the meantime...

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11.02.2014

BPM awarded at the “Golden Bulls Night” in Munich

BPM - Global Income Fund – receives the “Innovation Fund of the Year Award for 2014 Berlin‘s investment boutique BPM - Berlin Portfolio Management - was awarded 2nd place by Finanzen Verlags’ jury at the “Golden Bulls Night” in Munich...

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04.12.2013

Guest post for DC Finance’s “Family Wealth” Magazine

Emotions are the essence of human nature. People, including investors, rarely behave rationally. Property owners’ longing for liquidity and security has been particularly intense since the start of the global financial crisis....

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12.12.2012

Market Commentary December 2012

We would ideally end 2012 the way every year should be ended, with all tasks, problems and uncertainties brought to a close and a "clear desk" ready for the new year. We are further away from this goal than ever before as regards the international policy and capital markets. As reliable forecasts are in short supply, asset management must continue to adapt....

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14.09.2012

Market Comment September 2012

"Hope dies last" – numerous economics, fund managers and investors certainly had this idea before Mario Draghi's decisive speech on 6 September 2012. And they were disappointed. Draghi, as the mouthpiece of a Mediterranean-dominated supremacy in the ECB presidency, opened Pandora's box...

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