Category: Global Environmental Opportunities

It’s Wake Up Time

It’s Wake-up Time By Robert J. Uek, CFA Co-Portfolio Manager, Essex Environmental Opportunities Fund   Our overarching assumption has been that the automotive world is moving towards electrification at a pace faster than most people are expecting.  In other words, the automotive market penetration of electric vehicles will be much bigger much sooner than expected by the market. This stance... Read more ›

GEOS June 2020 Review and Outlook

        GEOS June 2020 Review and Outlook The second quarter of 2020 brought a global equity market that waxed and waned between one of vibrance, catalyzed by historically unprecedented support from stimulus packages, to volatility based on the timing for the recovery of the COVID-generated economic crisis. While we believe an eventual economic recovery will unfold in... Read more ›

Take Your Pick

Take Your Pick By Robert J. Uek, CFA Co-Portfolio Manager, Essex Environmental Opportunities Fund We came across an article in today’s Financial Times discussing the growth opportunities in offshore wind power in the United States. The lead paragraph states that “US investment in offshore wind power is predicted to rise from nothing 10 years ago to a level that nearly... Read more ›

GEOS May 2020 Review and Outlook

GEOS Review and Outlook, May 2020   The global equity market has exhibited tremendous perseverance amidst a multitude of strife, from economic, to political and civil. At this writing, while our world fights the COVID pandemic, we are amidst civil unrest in the U.S. while the economy wrestles with critically-high levels of unemployment. While we too question the equity market... Read more ›

GEOS April 2020 Outlook

GEOS: Our Current Outlook April, 2020 We are amidst unprecedented times. The COVID-19 outbreak has indeed affected economic growth for the near-term in unprecedented fashion, and will undoubtedly cause continued dislocations from social to economic. While the sudden degree of the collapse in all aspects, from social to economic is extreme, and will lead to multitudes of changes, we believe... Read more ›

Bill Page on Bloomberg Radio’s Drive to the Close

Bill Page, Senior Portfolio Manager for the Essex Global Environmental Opportunities Strategy (GEOS) was interviewed on 2/13 on Bloomberg radio on the state of clean tech investing.   Please scroll to the 35:20 mark to hear the interview: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/audio/2020-02-12/know-your-donors-7-eleven-eyes-speedway-podcast       Please find important disclosures here:   Read more ›