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In the News
In the News05 July 2022

Yacktman US Equity Fund and Driehaus Emerging Markets Sustainable Equity Fund nominated in the Citywire Best UK Fund Manager Awards 2022

We are pleased to announce that Jason Subotky and Stephen Yacktman, the Fund Managers of the sub-advised UCITS Yacktman US Equity Fund, have been nominated for a Citywire Best UK Fund Manager Awards 2022 in the Equity – US Value category. Additionally, the Fund Managers of the sub-advised UCITS Driehaus Emerging Markets Sustainable Equity Fund, Chad Cleaver and […]

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In the News
In the News05 July 2022

Driehaus US Micro Cap Equity Fund wins 2022 Refinitiv Lipper Fund Award

We are delighted to announce that, for a 2nd consecutive year, a Heptagon Capital sub-advised fund has won the Refinitiv Lipper Fund Award in multiple universes, including Europe, Nordic, United Kingdom, Austria, France, Germany, the Netherlands and Switzerland. The Driehaus US Micro Cap Equity UCITS Fund received the award in the Best Equity US Small & Mid Cap Fund […]

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In the News
In the News04 July 2022

Alexander Gunz quoted in the July 2022 edition of Infrastructure Investor

Alexander Gunz, Fund Manager at Heptagon Capital is quoted in the July 2022 edition of Infrastructure Investor in an article entitled “AI: Embracing the digital frontier”, which discusses the operational benefits of digitalisation. “We had the pandemic over the past two years, now we have a war going on in Ukraine and the worst inflation […]

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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
View From the Top01 July 2022

View From the Top: Buckle up

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: buckle up for the ride in H2. If the price action across all asset classes was not bruising enough […]

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View From the Top
View From the Top01 June 2022

View From the Top: The R-word

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: recessions are inevitable. They can also be good things, if they purge certain areas of the economy from excesses. […]

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View From the Top
View From the Top03 May 2022

View From the Top: Wake up and smell the monetary coffee

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: the Fed is set to tighten until something breaks; either the economy or markets, or even both. Supply side […]

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Future trends blog

Future Trends Blog
Future Trends Blog28 June 2022

Season 4, Post 26: The perfect pack

How do you make sure that the world receives safer food but that it also reduces the amount of carbon and plastic produced? One solution is to design the ‘perfect pack.’ We spent the best part of a recent day with SIG Combibloc, the world’s second largest producer of aseptic carton packaging to hear about […]

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Future Trends Blog
Featured Insights21 June 2022

Season 4, Post 25: Quantifying quantum

Listen to Satya Nadella, Microsoft’s CEO and he will tell you that quantum computing is “one of the technologies that will radically reshape the world.” A McKinsey report published in June lent support to this claim, suggesting that quantum technology funding and investment activity surpassed $1.4bn in 2021, more than double that of 2020. The […]

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Future Trends Blog
Featured Insights15 June 2022

Season 4, Post 24: Follow the zebra

Talk to any business at present and they will likely cite supply chain challenges and inflationary pressures as major concerns. A recent study showed that almost 90% of warehouse operators believe they must implement new technology to be competitive. A further 80% state that the pandemic has forced them to evolve and modernise more quickly. […]

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HEPTAGON THEME PIECES

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

Heptagon Theme Pieces
Featured Insights09 May 2022

Demystifying DeFi

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: Forget traditional financial institutions; put users in control instead. This is the promise offered by advocates of decentralised finance. Think of DeFi […]

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Heptagon Theme Pieces
Heptagon Theme Pieces21 March 2022

Rubicon Revisited: The New World Order

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. There is no turning back. Just as the coronavirus pandemic resulted in significant and enduring changes to the ways in which we live, so […]

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Heptagon Theme Pieces
Featured Insights21 February 2022

Liquid data: digitalising the water sector

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: Over a third of the world’s population currently lives under some form of water stress. This figure is only likely to rise […]

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Heptagon European Focus
Heptagon European Focus08 March 2022

Heptagon Capital in-house fund wins the prestigious Mountain View Fund Award in 2022

We are pleased to announce that a Heptagon Capital in-house fund has been awarded the prestigious Mountain View Fund Award in 2022 for the first time. The Heptagon European Focus Equity Fund, managed by Christian Diebitsch has been awarded the 1st Place in the category of Equity Funds Europe on evaluation of a database including more […]

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Heptagon European Focus
Heptagon European Focus02 December 2021

FNG Seal of Approval for Heptagon’s European Focus Equity and Future Trends Equity Funds

We are pleased to announce that two of the Heptagon Capital in-house funds have been awarded the prestigious FNG seal for the first time. The Funds that were awarded the label were the Heptagon European Focus Equity Fund, managed by Christian Diebitsch, and the Heptagon Future Trends Equity Fund, managed by Alex Gunz, these implement […]

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

In the News
In the News05 July 2022

Yacktman US Equity Fund and Driehaus Emerging Markets Sustainable Equity Fund nominated in the Citywire Best UK Fund Manager Awards 2022

We are pleased to announce that Jason Subotky and Stephen Yacktman, the Fund Managers of the sub-advised UCITS Yacktman US Equity Fund, have been nominated for a Citywire Best UK Fund Manager Awards 2022 in the Equity – US Value category. Additionally, the Fund Managers of the sub-advised UCITS Driehaus Emerging Markets Sustainable Equity Fund, Chad Cleaver and […]

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In the News
In the News05 July 2022

Driehaus US Micro Cap Equity Fund wins 2022 Refinitiv Lipper Fund Award

We are delighted to announce that, for a 2nd consecutive year, a Heptagon Capital sub-advised fund has won the Refinitiv Lipper Fund Award in multiple universes, including Europe, Nordic, United Kingdom, Austria, France, Germany, the Netherlands and Switzerland. The Driehaus US Micro Cap Equity UCITS Fund received the award in the Best Equity US Small & Mid Cap Fund […]

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In the News
In the News04 July 2022

Alexander Gunz quoted in the July 2022 edition of Infrastructure Investor

Alexander Gunz, Fund Manager at Heptagon Capital is quoted in the July 2022 edition of Infrastructure Investor in an article entitled “AI: Embracing the digital frontier”, which discusses the operational benefits of digitalisation. “We had the pandemic over the past two years, now we have a war going on in Ukraine and the worst inflation […]

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