Small can be beautiful?

Small can be beautiful?

Boutique investment firms have become increasingly more attractive in the wealth management marketplace in recent years because their managers, who often have left larger, more- traditional work environments, tend to have a great passion for markets and investing....
A price for everything

A price for everything

It is often written that “uncertainty creates opportunity”. While this sounds trite, it is nevertheless true. Uncertainty can create opportunity through low prices. All investors know that Brexit has effected the UK equity market negatively; this is not however a one...
What’s in a price?

What’s in a price?

For most people, their home is their largest asset (refer to this recent article). Yet, how many people get daily or monthly appraisals for their homes? And if this information was readily available, would it do anyone any good? Imagine if your home traded like an...
And the winner is…simplicity!

And the winner is…simplicity!

  “The measurement of achievement is not winning awards. It’s doing something that you appreciate, something that you believe is worthwhile!” Julia Child, chef and author   I have to confess that Julia’s thoughts resonated with me last week as Tacit was shortlisted...
Out of uncertainty comes opportunity

Out of uncertainty comes opportunity

The past year has been difficult for investors as asset values have been buffeted by increasing interest rates in the US and political tensions, be they trade wars between the US and China, Brexit or the populist election win in Italy. For us, although the political...