Davy Private Clients Insights

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As part of our wealth management service, Davy Private Clients produces a range of publications to provide clients with insights and analysis of economic, investment and financial planning issues & events which impact on both the global economy and individual portfolios.
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Summary and Key Changes

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe delivered Budget 2018 on 10th October 2017. In this article we set out our thoughts on the impact of the measures relating to investments, business, succession planning and pensions which we think are relevant to our clients.

Financial Planning Insights October 2017
BY Davy Private Clients
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Mid-year Review and Outlook 2017

The first half of 2017 has seen a worldwide focus on geopolitics amongst other key developments. These developments are explained by Brian O'Reilly, Head of Global Investment Strategy, as he discusses how the global economy has performed, the main trends in financial markets in 2017 and the implications for market performance.

Investing Insights July 2017
BY Brian O'Reilly
BY Eoin Corcoran
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Private Equity: Mighty Oaks from Little Acorns Grow

Michael MacGrath, provides an insight into the impressive growth of the private equity industry over the last few decades, and outlines the reasons why now may be a good time to invest in this particular asset class.

MarketWatch July 2017
BY Michael MacGrath
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Healthcare and Biotechnology: An Investment for the Ages

The landscape of the healthcare sector is changing. Senior Investment Strategist, David Hillery looks at a number of catalysts that stand to benefit the sector globally in the coming years.

MarketWatch July 2017
BY David Hillery
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Caution: Reckless Student Drivers Ahead

The explosion of car finance and student loans in America since the global financial crisis is now spreading to other parts of the world. We look at whether this worrying trend could be the start of another credit crisis.

MarketWatch July 2017
BY Brian O'Reilly
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SRI: It Pays to Be a Responsible Investor

Keith Williamson examines the case for responsible investing and its growing allure as investors take a much greater vested interest in Environmental, Social and Governance factors.

MarketWatch July 2017
BY Keith Williamson
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UK Election: Hung Parliament

The UK election has ended in a hung parliament. The latest projections have the Conservative party winning 318 seats of the 650 seats in parliament. This is 13 less than they had prior to the election and 8 seats short of what was needed for a majority (326).

Investing Insights June 2017
BY Brian O'Reilly
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Cyber Security

Will there be investment opportunities within the cyber security sector in the wake of recent global cyber attacks?

Investment Themes June 2017
BY David Hillery
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Enhanced Transfer Value Programmes - Why Haven't They Worked?

In this article, Declan Hanley, Head of Lifestyle Solutions, looks at some of the pitfalls companies make which have lessened their effectiveness in implementing enhanced transfer value programmes.

Financial Planning Insights June 2017
BY Declan Hanley
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UK Property: London’s Falling

More evidence is emerging that suggests London’s property market is coming under pressure. A recent article by the Guardian even reported that estate agents are offering cars, iPads and sound systems to entice buyers, which is a worrying signal that London’s property bubble is deflating.

Investing Insights May 2017
BY Ailbhe Tobin
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