UNDERSTANDING THE MARKET
We understand the market as “a mix of rational calculus and human behaviour …”
(The Nobel Prize for Economics Committee, 2013)
We’re Europa. A 25-year established specialist investment manager, seeking mispriced risk in European real estate.
We reveal opportunities that are potentially attractive investments; opportunities that more orthodox approaches may miss. Our aim is to execute on those opportunities reflecting our clients’ goals of shielding and growing their beneficiaries’ capital.
Seeking mispriced risk in this way, places protecting our clients’ – and their clients’ – interests at the centre of everything.
What matters to us makes a big difference to our clients. As we seek mispriced risk, these guiding principles keep us on track:
Through layers of diverse thought, we’re able to find the most attractive investments and have the confidence to know we’ve fully exposed the risks. This ensures we make the best moves on behalf of our clients.
Through a culture of candour that fosters intelligent questioning, we’re able to see how the market is pricing risk and constructively challenge it. How do we see things differently now? How might we see things differently in the years to come? Who might see things in a different way to us and why?
Our thoughtful approach across our investment process ensures that we take good care of our clients’ capital and protect their interests.
Our clients recognise us for being reliably and consistently competent and honest.
Doing what we do and doing it well, can only exist within a framework that’s well-governed, robust and worthy of our clients’ trust. Our governance and controls have been refined and embedded through decades of investing, but we don’t stop there. We are constantly preparing for the unpredictable, controlling the controllable and evolving our practices.
Our approach is anchored to these practices and our clients know exactly what to expect.
Within our well-defined investment framework, we encourage people to think creatively.
By thinking creatively, we can identify opportunities and risks on behalf of our clients that orthodox approaches may miss. Breathing life and colour into our calculated view of market pricing, fostering freedom of thought and always challenging the consensus, ensures we invest our clients’ capital and never speculate.
This creativity filters through into how we work, how we see the world and what we believe, giving our clients an edge.