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Gerhard Pries featured on EisnerAmper’s alternative investments intelligence blog

Sarona CEO Gerhard Pries is featured on the 6 December 2018 issue of EisnerAmper LLP’s Trends Watch blog. Trends Watch is a weekly entry to EisnerAmper’s Alternative Investments Intelligence blog, featuring the views and insights of executives from alternative investment firms.

In a Q&A-style interview with EisnerAmper’s Elana Margulies-Snyderman, an investment industry writer and reporter, Gerhard answers three key questions:

  1. What is your outlook for impact investing?
  2. What is the attraction to frontier and emerging markets and SMEs?
  3. What keeps you up at night?

Read Trends Watch with Gerhard Pries

News and Insights from Sarona

Q4 2022- Sarona Emerging Markets Monitor

The global economic outlook continues to remain challenging, particularly given the effects of higher inflation, as a result of supply side imbalances following covid-19 and subsequently the war in Ukraine. Energy and food prices remain major contributors to this surge with prospects of further rises in interest rates going into next year. With recessionary warning signs flashing, a flight to safety has strengthened the US dollar, with the index (DXY) peaking above 13% before softening to 4.6% YTD. Despite emerging markets facing higher import costs and stronger inflationary pressures as a result, including the prospects of depleted currency reserves, economic growth forecasts remain positive for this year, albeit at more moderated levels.

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Sarona thanks its founder for many years of service

Gerhard Pries, our Founder and Managing Partner for the last dozen years, has announced his retirement from his executive role at Sarona. Gerhard will remain as Chair of the Board and member of the Sarona Investment Committee, while his long-time colleague, Serge...

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