Views & Insights

Trends in Chinese Demand

According to Alberto Forchielli, managing director at Mandarin Capital Partners, the best way to enter the Chinese market is to take on Chinese capital. And note: if you start craving pizza and spaghetti shortly after arriving there, then you shouldn't be there.
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Why we're not so sure of a forever climbing oil price

For many years, analysts have been predicting a dramatic rise in oil prices dictated by a combination of rise in demand, driven partly by the Chinese and Indian burgeoning middle classes, and limits to production. Times are changing, and although commodity investors will still try to track oil prices and make a return, it is far more likely that significant returns will come out of disruption. We will follow the impact of fracking with some interest. However, we will follow electric vehicles, renewables and nuclear with a lot more.

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Ambitions to Grow? We may be able to help.

The group of entrepreneurs behind Almeida believe there is a growing requirement for a service platform for supporting fast growing small and medium businesses in achieving their full potential. We improve and extend our customers’ business development capabilities whilst simultaneously supporting them in scaling up, enabling sustainable revenue growth. Read More...