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Heptagon Capital is an active participant in the investment world, regularly producing theme pieces, blog posts, webcasts and press releases.

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Heptagon Capital regularly produces investment insights and is an active participant in the investment world.

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In the News
In the News26 January 2022

Qblue Balanced and Heptagon Capital launch Article 9 Fund; ‘Qblue Global Sustainable Leaders Fund’

Qblue Balanced and Heptagon Capital launch Article 9 Fund; ‘Qblue Global Sustainable Leaders Fund’ Qblue Balanced (“Qblue”), the Copenhagen based asset manager, and Heptagon Capital (“Heptagon”), the London based asset management firm, have jointly launched the Article 9 equity fund, ‘Qblue Global Sustainable Leaders Fund’. The Fund went live with $140.5m on Wednesday 12th January […]

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In the News
In the News26 January 2022

Heptagon UCITS Funds win gold in the Asia Fund Selector Fund Awards in Singapore

We are pleased to announce that two of the Heptagon Capital sub-advised funds have won gold in the 2022 Fund Selector Asia Fund awards in Singapore. The sub-advised UCITS WCM Global Equity Fund, won gold in the category Global Equity and the sub-advised UCITS Heptagon Driehaus US Micro Cap Equity fund, won gold in the […]

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Future Trends Blog
Featured Insights26 January 2022

Season 4, Post 4: Where did those five hours go?

It is generally recommended that adults get at least 7 hours sleep a night. That leaves 17 hours in each day to do everything else. Consider then that we spend almost a third of this time – or a remarkable 4.8 hours daily – on our mobile phones. For context, this figure represents a 30% […]

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View From The Top

Heptagon's monthly newsletters contain the latest views from Fund Manager, Alex Gunz.

View From the Top
Featured Insights01 January 2022

View From The Top: After the party

View from the very top: when the tides of liquidity go out, there will be consequences. 2022 is likely to be marked as the first time since the Great Financial Crisis where we see a broad tightening of monetary conditions. This will occur at the same time that the recovery boom of the past year […]

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View From the Top
Featured Insights01 December 2021

View From The Top: When FOMO becomes Oh No

View from the very top: a fear of missing out (or FOMO) has driven many asset classes to recent new highs. Elevated exuberance is rarely good. High starting points inevitably imply lower future returns. A potentially false confidence resides in the fact that policymakers will do what it takes to sustain the boom in (almost) […]

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View From the Top
Featured Insights01 November 2021

View From The Top: Behind the curve?

Opinions expressed whether in general or in both on the performance of individual investments and in a wider economic context represent the views of the contributor at the time of preparation. View from the very top: might Central Banks be about to commit a policy error? Tightening into an economic slowdown almost never makes sense. […]

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HEPTAGON THEME PIECES

Detailed insights and reports on future trends by Fund Manager Alex Gunz.

Heptagon Theme Pieces
Featured Insights22 November 2021

Key themes for 2022 and beyond

Executive Summary: Thematic investing is a core part of our investment process at Heptagon. Since 2011, we have published over 50 dedicated pieces of thematic work, and this constitutes our tenth annual review of the key long-term secular trends that we expect to grow in importance over time. The themes we have investigated – many […]

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Heptagon Theme Pieces
Heptagon Theme Pieces18 October 2021

Food’s future: how to feed the world more intelligently

Executive summary: The new food revolution is upon us. Alternative protein sources will become increasingly inevitable and necessary for economic, sustainability, environmental and health reasons. Expect plant-based alternatives, insects and cultured meat to complement existing protein (and vegetarian/vegan) options. The meat aisle will become a thing of the past. In the future, shoppers will likely […]

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Heptagon Theme Pieces
Featured Insights06 September 2021

Welcome to the metaverse

Opinions expressed whether in general or in both on the performance of individual investments and in a wider economic context represent the views of the contributor at the time of preparation. Executive summary: Imagine an immersive digital world, a space to interact with friends, make purchases, learn, be entertained, and more. This is some of […]

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FUTURE TRENDS BLOG

Fund Manager Alex Gunz shares his latest insights into future trends on a regular basis in this Blog.

Future Trends Blog
Featured Insights26 January 2022

Season 4, Post 4: Where did those five hours go?

It is generally recommended that adults get at least 7 hours sleep a night. That leaves 17 hours in each day to do everything else. Consider then that we spend almost a third of this time – or a remarkable 4.8 hours daily – on our mobile phones. For context, this figure represents a 30% […]

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Future Trends Blog
Featured Insights19 January 2022

Season 4, Post 3: Virtual coffee with the Head of IT

One of the joys of being an investor in future trends is that you get to talk to interesting people. What better way to learn about the future then, than to have a conversation with Heptagon Capital’s very own Head of IT. We had intended to do this event over a civilised cup of coffee […]

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Future Trends Blog
Featured Insights13 January 2022

Season 4, Post 2: Food’s fascinating future

Food is a passion of your author, so much so that beyond the Future Trends Blog, he has been penning a restaurant review Blog for close on a decade. When food and future trends coincide, there is particular reason then for excitement. Feeding the planet sustainably is arguably the key priority for the world as […]

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In the news

Heptagon Capital is an active participant in the investment world and regularly provides insight and comment.

In the News
In the News26 January 2022

Qblue Balanced and Heptagon Capital launch Article 9 Fund; ‘Qblue Global Sustainable Leaders Fund’

Qblue Balanced and Heptagon Capital launch Article 9 Fund; ‘Qblue Global Sustainable Leaders Fund’ Qblue Balanced (“Qblue”), the Copenhagen based asset manager, and Heptagon Capital (“Heptagon”), the London based asset management firm, have jointly launched the Article 9 equity fund, ‘Qblue Global Sustainable Leaders Fund’. The Fund went live with $140.5m on Wednesday 12th January […]

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In the News
In the News26 January 2022

Heptagon UCITS Funds win gold in the Asia Fund Selector Fund Awards in Singapore

We are pleased to announce that two of the Heptagon Capital sub-advised funds have won gold in the 2022 Fund Selector Asia Fund awards in Singapore. The sub-advised UCITS WCM Global Equity Fund, won gold in the category Global Equity and the sub-advised UCITS Heptagon Driehaus US Micro Cap Equity fund, won gold in the […]

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In the News
In the News25 January 2022

UK and Danish boutiques team up to launch Article 9 equity fund

Qblue Balanced and Heptagon Capital have just announced the launch of the Article 9 equity fund, ‘Qblue Global Sustainable Leaders Fund.’ The Fund went live with $140.5m on Wednesday 12th January 2022. This was only possible due to strong support from a distinguished group of international investors, including the Danish Chr. Augustinus Fabrikker, the Singapore-headquartered financial […]

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