Who would have thought in the dark days of March 2020 that the year would actually turn out to be a good one for investors? Multiple risks remain and new ones could certainly emerge, yet there are also rewards to be had, too
“While the world in 2021 remains a volatile place, pent up demand, ample funding, ultra-low interest rates and confidence returning to boardrooms indicate conditions are ripe for one of the biggest M&A years on record.”
Real estate debt, once a relatively niche proposition, has now grown into a highly attractive, competitive market.
The commercial airlines suffered badly in 2020. Passenger numbers fell by 70% and, on average, remain at less than 45% of 2019 levels throughout the year.
With this latest phase of the 'digital revolution' gathering pace during the pandemic, Zoom alone has increased the number of users of its online communications platform from 10 million to over 300 million.