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Move over Omicron: INFLATION is the new buzzword. The threat of inflation looming over central banks has made an already difficult situation that much harder to deal with. Looking back on the past year we can see that much action was centred around driving economic recovery, but now private lenders, banks and governments will need to adapt.

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Keeping up with tradition, the team at Altimapa has again compiled the list of its choice reading and listening choices for the summer of 2021

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In the past few weeks, the Private Debt market and its participants were a frequent subject to headlines in the business and financial news. Does that mean that this market, now about a decade old in Europe and two decades old in the US, is becoming mainstream?

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As we have read in the media, there have been a number of very high profile banks announcing that they retreating from the Commodity Trade Finance (CTF) Space, with BNP Paribas, ABN Amro announcing a 6-12 month wind down, SocGen closing the Singapore hub, ING and Rabobank both reviewing. These announcements are merely the acceleration ...

What Are We Reading, Summer 2020

For the 3rd year running the Altimapa team has shared its summer reading choices and other findings. Maybe because we have mostly enjoyed various forms of staycation, the team has been more adventurous and this year's list includes music and television as well as the more usual readings.