Psychiatrist and explorer Dr. Bertrand Piccard made aviation history with his successive non-stop around the globe flights in a balloon and a solar airplane. In our interview, we trace back his aeronautic firsts, discuss the importance of perseverance and make the case for Switzerland's investment opportunities, as a country rife with high-tech innovation.
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Family businesses are the backbone of the global economy and have been firmly rooted in society for centuries. In our latest Investment Views, we will explore the secrets to the success of family businesses and highlight one inspiring example of a family-owned company that has a long history of success and resilience.
An interview with Olivier Lefebvre, the CEO of Cheval Blanc, in which we discuss what it takes to build a sustainable best-in-class luxury brand, the opening of the group's latest hotel in Paris as well as lessons learnt during the Covid-19 Pandemic.
Since launching in the 1960s with globally acclaimed artists such as Miles Davis, Nina Simone, Jan Gabarek and Ella Fitzgerald, the Festival has showcased a wide variety of musicians and genres far beyond "Jazz".
As the global economy searches for an exit strategy to the pandemic, we take a closer look at how Israel has become the world’s leading nation in the COVID-19 vaccination programme. In the following conversation we explore how societies can unlock their economies and what lessons we can learn from Israel as its businesses reopen and consumers start to spend. (PDF)
In the following interview with Dr. Bruno Eschli, investor relations officer at Swiss pharmaceutical company Roche, we learn about the challenges of developing a vaccine for COVID-19, the pharmaceutical sector’s response to the crisis and how it could impact the industry’s reputation.
Revolut, Monzo, Starling and N26 are becoming household names across Europe. These businesses are part of a new wave of challenger banks that have disrupted retail banking services, divided critics and amassed millions of users. They have attracted global headlines in the last two years as they enjoy compound annual growth rates nearing 45%.