What are the mega trends investors cannot afford to ignore?
With many of the baby boomer generation nearing retirement age, understanding their spending habits can reveal a potential catalyst for market outperformance over the coming years.
For investors the key concerns include how to leverage this long-term theme, the relevant sectors and stocks to pick and which investment process to apply. Underestimating or ignoring these could result in missing optimal performance on your investments.
At Societe Generale, we have launched a ‘Silver Economy Index' aimed at capturing the trend of an extended lifespan. We identified stocks that will benefit the investor most, which includes 40 companies across a wide range of sectors from healthcare, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, airlines and multi-line insurance.
Find out how more about the Silver Economy Index, other mega trends and how to make Markets work in your favour through the expertise of our Global Markets team, for all your investment and hedging needs*.
(*The value of your investment can go up or down)
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Managing Director, Global Head of Flow Strategy & Solution, Financial Engineering
Kokou Agbo-Bloua leads a global team of 20 financial engineers focused on the generation of differentiated trade ideas, unique implementations and hedging solutions across asset classes for hedge funds, global macro, asset managers and institutions.
Kokou joined SG CIB in 2014 and was most recently Head of Equity & Derivative Strategy Europe at BNPP in London for 4 years, where he was responsible for European fundamental equity strategy, derivatives parameters, global cross-asset themes and convertible bonds strategy. He was team leader of five senior strategists ranked #1 for idea generation by Greenwich survey & Derivatives Intelligence. Prior to this, he started his career on the trading side: Executive Director at JP Morgan from 2009-2010 and from 2000 to 2008 he was a portfolio manager at Goldman Sachs Principal Strategies (GSPS). He managed directional long/short, convertible bonds and volatility portfolios across asset classes.
Born in Togo and educated in China, where he spent 12 years of his life, Kokou Agbo-Bloua graduated with an MSc in Management from HEC School of Management in Paris in 2002, and completed his post-graduate studies in Finance at the Anderson School of Management at UCLA. He is frequently quoted in the financial press and is a regular guest speaker on the BBC, Bloomberg and CNBC.
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