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Turning Trash into Cash

Urban mining combines technology, resources and environmental policies The three year old smartphone that you threw away did not disappear. When you replaced the 56 inch television screen with the 72 inch, the old screen didn’t evaporate, either. Those small items, combined with millions of other individual disposals, make up a growing global mountain of...

Fund Selection process across Europe

Fund Selection process across Europe Criteria, ratios and soft skills necessary to pick an investment fund Press article: RankiaPro, Ed. 5 – March 2021, page 31 Texte: Our vision of selection and distribution for third parties involves exploring niche markets, in order to rigorously select the most promising international fund managers whilst instilling long-term vision...

Blue Lakes Advisors is pleased to announce that Olivier Dozat has joined its team as of November 2020

Blue Lakes Advisors is pleased to announce that Olivier Dozat has joined its team as of November, 2020. Olivier has 30 Years of experience in investment banking and asset management. He held various executive positions at JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs, Indosuez, Amundi, NBF and QNB, both in buy side and sell side. He also launched...

Palladium and Palladium One – Follow up

Palladium Prices To Remain Strong  Palladium prices continue to stay strong. What was long platinum’s “poor relation” remains priced well above $2000 per ounce, while platinum sells for less than $900.  The two metals, along with nickel or copper or both, are found together. Generally,  southern hemisphere producers, such as South Africa, have higher platinum...

Energy Outlook de BP

Cher Partenaire, Le très attendu Energy Outlook de BP vient d’être publié. A ce stade, les énergies renouvelables sont gagnantes mais à court terme, les titres uranifères devraient suivre. Trois scénarios ont été envisagés pour illustrer la trajectoire de la transition énergétique d’ici 2050. Le premier (Rapid Transition) repose sur la mise en application de...

Palladium One – a noble (metals) story to note

Summary and recommendation Palladium One (TSXV:PDM) is an exploration story that has been largely overlooked by the market. With its main projects in Finland, and a secondary nickel/palladium area in Ontario, Canada, the share price has not kept up with the value metrics, and so represents, as of the end of August, 2020, an interesting...

Blue Lakes Advisors is pleased to announce that Frederic Haym has joined its team as of February 2020

Blue Lakes Advisors is pleased to announce that Frederic Haym has joined its team as of February, 2020. Frederic has 32 years of experience in business development and advisory for institutional clients on funds, derivatives and risk management. He worked as proprietary trader and fixed income sales at Banque Dumenil Lebe, Nouailhetas, Drexel Pargesa and...

There Is a Lot of Bullion Being Talked About the Value of Gold

There Is a Lot of Bullion Being Talked About the Value of Gold Not for the first time, a quote from the late 19th century banker John Pierpont Morgan popped up in a presentation by a gold advocate, it went “Gold is the only money – the rest is credit.” The quote was dated 1913,...