The pen is mightier than the sword

SIGLO publishes regularly articles and presentations that clients and registered visitors can access permanently for free:

  • SIGLO Timeouts discuss some of our market views and thoughts in a short and refreshing form (mostly in German and occasionally in English). The latest SIGLO Timeout is always accessible freely for everybody. The entire SIGLO Timeout history is accessible for registered users. A registration takes only a few seconds and only requires your name and your email address.
  • Travel Reports and Conference Reportssummarize key findings and impressions from our analysts after research trips or events. Those are reserved for clients.
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+++ Timeout about misguided volatility +++

In the new timeout we discuss the risks of abusing asset class volatility for particular interests. 

06.10.2017, Learn more
+++ Welcome Linda +++

We greatly appreciate to welcome Linda Loetscher as an analyst at SIGLO. 

02.10.2017, Learn more
+++ SIGLO Travel Report NY +++

The SIGLO Travel Report NY from early September 2017 can be downloaded by clients here.

12.09.2017, Learn more
+++ Timeout about decreasing efficiency +++

In the new SIGLO Timeout we discuss why the market efficiency tends to decrease in our view and how this makes the job of active managers more difficult. 

25.08.2017, Learn more
+++ Timeout Signpost in the factor-zoo +++

The new SIGLO Timeout shall serve as a signpost in the factor-zoo.

28.07.2017, Learn more
+++ Ideas for sustainable investing +++

In the new Timeout we describe ideas for sustainable investing and provide some clarity on definitions and terms. 

30.06.2017, Learn more
+++ Conference Report VPS Symposium +++

Clients can download our Conference Report about the VPS Vorsorgesymposium here.

16.06.2017, Learn more
+++ Conference Report Oaktree 2017 +++

Clients follow the link to our SIGLO Conference Report about Oaktree's event in Zurich 2017. 

24.05.2017, Learn more
+++ Welcome back Ratana Tra +++

It is a great pleasure to welcome back Ratana Tra at SIGLO. He will support us on ILS, Hedge Funds and Impact Investing.

28.04.2017, Learn more
+++ FuW Comment on Alternatives +++

Follow this link and find our article about transparency and cost-efficiency of alternatives in the FuW.

07.03.2017, Learn more
+++ SIGLO Timeout on the (R)evolution of Alternatives +++

The new SIGLO Timeout about the (R)evolution in Alternatives Investing is ready for download. 

05.03.2017, Learn more
+++ Conference Report Superreturn Private Debt Berlin +++

The SIGLO Conference Report about the Superreturn Private Debt Event in Berlin can be downloaded by clients. 

28.02.2017, Learn more
+++ Conference Report Muzinich Credit +++

The SIGLO Conference Report about Muzinich s Credit Event in Zürich can be downloaded by clients. 

28.02.2017, Learn more
+++ SIGLO Timeout - Why not? +++

The new SIGLO Timeout about the question "Why not?" can be downloaded here. 

03.02.2017, Learn more
+++ SIGLO Slides BVS Infodays 2017 +++

Here you find the slides from our SIGLO presentation at the BVS Infodays 2017. 

28.01.2017, Learn more
+++ Big Thanks to Urania Sternwarte +++

We thank the Urania Sternwarte for the unforgettable evening an the view into the long distance. 

20.12.2016, Learn more
+++ Welcome Michael Dill +++

Michael Dill started in November as a senior analyst at SIGLO. We are very excited about having him in our team. 

01.11.2016, Learn more
+++ Conference Report PDI Capital Structure Forum +++

Following this link, clients can get our SIGLO Conference Report about the PDI Capital Structure Forum 2016 in London. 

20.10.2016, Learn more
+++ SIGLO Conference Report zum Record CM +++

Clients can download our SIGLO Conference Report on Record CMs event here. 

20.10.2016, Learn more
+++ SIGLO Conference Report FT PK Forum 2016 +++

Our SIGLO Conference Report summarizes key take-aways from the FT Leadership Forum in Zürich. 

30.09.2016, Learn more
+++ +++

The SIGLO Conference Reports about the EMD-Events of BNY und JPM can be downloaded by clients.  

21.09.2016, Learn more
+++ Welcome Caroline +++

We are delighted to welcome Caroline Beyeler as Chief of Staff and inhouse-lawyer at SIGLO.

06.08.2016, Learn more
+++ +++

SIGLO Timeout Nr. 64 discusses new opportunities that emerge due to the ongoing banking-disintermediation. 

29.07.2016, Learn more
+++ SIGLO ART-Life +++

The SIGLO presentation about Alternative Risk Transfer (ART) for life perils is now available for download. 

02.07.2016, Learn more
+++ SIGLO Talk at the ASIP Fachtagung +++

The slides from our talk about foreign currencies and their risks at the ASIP Fachtagung 2016 can be found here. 

29.06.2016, Learn more
+++ SIGLO Timeout about paper-gains +++

Our SIGLO Timeout is a quick reminder that paper-gains on bonds due to negative yields have by definition a finite time-horizon. 

01.07.2016, Learn more
+++ SIGLO Speech FM16 about BVV II +++

Follow the link to are the slides from the SIGLO presentation about BVV II rules at the Fachmesse 2. Säule 2016. 

29.06.2016, Learn more
+++ SIGLO Report Frontier Markets +++

Our SIGLO Conference Report about Frontier Markets Equity at Ashmores Lunch Event can be downloaded by clients now. 

21.06.2016, Learn more
+++ SIGLO Report Outlook China +++

Our SIGLO Conference Report about Invescos Outlook on China during their luncheon in Zürich can be downloaded freely by clients. 

21.06.2016, Learn more
+++ SIGLO Timeout about Trade Finance +++

In our new SIGLO Timeout wie discuss Trade Finance as an asset class.

06.05.2016, Learn more
+++ SIGLO Conference Report Bain Credit 2016 +++

Our SIGLO Conference Report about the Bain Capital Credit Symposium in London 2016 can be downloaded by clients here.

26.04.2016, Learn more
+++ SIGLO Travel Report London April 2016 +++

Clients can freely download our Travel Report about CTAs and Credit from London in April 2016 here.

26.04.2016, Learn more
+++ SIGLO Travel Report NY Feb 2016 +++

Clients can download our SIGLO Travel Report from New York in February 2016 here for free. 

23.03.2016, Learn more
+++ SIGLO Conference Report Entrust HFs NY 2016 +++

Our SIGLO Conference Report about Entrusts Hedge Funds Event 2016 in NY can be downloaded here by clients for free. 

17.03.2016, Learn more
+++ SIGLO Timeout about Peergroups +++

The new SIGLO Timeout discusses performance evaluation of investment products relative to peergroups. 

04.03.2016, Learn more
+++ SIGLO Conference Report AHL Roundtable +++

The SIGLO Conference Report about the AHL Roundtable 2016 can be downloaded freely by clients here.  

04.03.2016, Learn more
+++ +++

Clients can download our SIGLO Conference Report about the HSBC China Outlook 2016 here for free.  

29.02.2016, Learn more
+++ SIGLO Conference Report PD Berlin 2016 +++

Clients can download our SIGLO Conference Report about Private Debt at the Superreturn in Berlin here for free. 

23.02.2016, Learn more
+++ Opalesque Zurich Roundtable with SIGLO +++

A summary of the Opalesque Zurich Roundtables 2016 where SIGLO participated, can be downloaded here for free. 

08.02.2016, Learn more
+++ SIGLO Conference Report Ashmore EM Outlook 2016 +++

Clients can download our SIGLO Conference Report about the Ashmore EM Outlook 2016 here for free.

19.01.2016, Learn more
+++ SIGLO Conference Report Charlemagne EM Outlook 16 +++

Clients find our SIGLO Conference Report about Charlemagne's EM Outlook 2015 under this link.

13.01.2016, Learn more
+++ SIGLO Conference Report Citi Outlook 2016 +++

Clients can download our SIGLO Conference Report about the Citi Outlook 2016 here for free.

12.01.2016, Learn more
+++ Merry Christmas +++

Our office will be closed from 12/24/2015 until 01/04/2016. We look forward to 2016!

23.12.2015
+++ Travel Report London PD +++

The SIGLO Travel Report about Private Debt in London can be downloaded by clients here.

17.12.2015, Learn more
+++ Conference Report Lugano Forum +++

The SIGLO Conference Report about the "Lugano Forum" 2015 can be downloaded by clients here.

16.12.2015, Learn more
+++ SIGLO Timeout - Saving whatever it takes... +++

In our latest SIGLO Timeout we explain why saving whatever it takes is no solution.

04.12.2015, Learn more
+++ Addition to the team +++

We gladly welcome Bing Chen as our new analyst. 

04.12.2015, Learn more
+++ SIGLO Conference Report - CBOE RMC Geneva 2015 +++

Our SIGLO Conference Report about the CBOE RMC Event in Geneva 2015 can be downloaded by clients here.pdf

02.10.2015, Learn more
+++ SIGLO Timeout on Great Expectations +++

The new SIGLO Timeout about "Great Expectations" can be downloaded freely. 

31.08.2015, Learn more
+++ 5 years of partnership +++

SIGLO celebrates 5 years of partnership.

03.08.2015, Learn more
+++ Timeout of Timeout +++

Next Timeout by the end of August.

03.08.2015, Learn more
+++ SIGLO Timeout Private Debt and Direct Lending Part +++

Our new SIGLO Timeout about private debt and direct lending part II is available for download.

03.07.2015, Learn more
+++ SIGLO Conference Report Fisch Impulse 2015 +++

The SIGLO Conference Report on Fisch Impulse 2015 can be download by clients.

30.06.2015, Learn more
+++ SIGLO Conference Report PDI Munich 2015 +++

Clients can download our SIGLO Conference Report on the Private Debt Investor Event in Munich 2015 here.

27.06.2015, Learn more
+++ SIGLO Conference Report CFA Swiss Pensions 2015 +++

Our SIGLO Conference Report about the CFA Swiss Pension Conference 2015 can be downloaded by clients here. 

11.06.2015, Learn more
+++ SIGLO Travel Report North America +++

The SIGLO Travel Report about North America in May 2015 can be downloaded by clients here. 

08.06.2015, Learn more
+++ SIGLO GMO Conference Report +++

The SIGLO Conference Report about GMO's event in Zurich 2015 can be downloaded by clients here. 

08.06.2015, Learn more
+++ Updated FX News +++

Here you find new articles and information about the FX market and the manipulation. 

25.05.2015, Learn more
+++ SIGLO Travel Report Moscow +++

Clients can download our SIGLO Travel Report about Moscow here.

04.05.2015, Learn more
+++ SIGLO Timeout about Direct Lending +++

The new SIGLO Timeout about Direct Lending can be downloaded here for free.

01.05.2015, Learn more
+++ Conference Report Record 2015 +++

Following this link clients can download the SIGLO Conference Report about Record's event in Zurich 2015. 

26.04.2015, Learn more
+++ SIGLO Travel Report Private Debt London March 2015 +++

Clients are invited to download the SIGLO Travel Report about Private Debt in London from March 2015 here.

07.04.2015, Learn more
+++ SIGLO Timeout on EM Debt +++

The new SIGLO Timeout about Emerging Market Debt can be downloaded here.

02.04.2015, Learn more
+++ SIGLO Conference Report Sankaty Credit Summit 2015 +++

Clients can download our SIGLO Conference Report covering Sankaty's Credit Summit 2015 in London here. 

30.03.2015, Learn more
+++ Travel Report Hedge Funds London March 2015 +++

Clients can download our SIGLO Travel Report covering hedge fund views from London here. 

29.03.2015, Learn more
+++ Masters Thesis "Chancen und Grenzen von ESG-Rating +++

Sarah Keller's Masters Thesis about opportunities and limits of ESG-Ratings (in German), supported by SIGLO, is freely available for download for registered visitors.

07.03.2015, Learn more
+++ One billion thanks to our clients! +++

We are thrilled to have reached this level of assets under advisory. 

27.02.2015, Learn more
+++ SIGLO Timeout - Was ist ein CLO? +++

The new SIGLO Timeout explains what a CLO is. 

27.02.2015, Learn more
+++ SIGLO Travel Report Asia 2014/2015 +++

Clients are welcome to download our SIGLO Travel Report covering hedge funds in Hong Kong and Singapore here. 

27.02.2015, Learn more
+++ Conference Report GS Strategy 2015 +++

Clients can download our Conference Report about the GS Strategy 2015 here

12.02.2015, Learn more
+++ SIGLO Conference Report - Pictet Ausblick 2015 +++

Clients can download our Conference Report about the Pictet Ausblick 2015 here.

23.01.2015, Learn more
+++ Summary BSV Informationstage 2015 +++

Clients can download our summary about BSV Informationstage 2015 here.

20.01.2015, Learn more
+++ SIGLO Timeout- Negative Returns +++

The new SIGLO Timeout deals with the currently negative yields on CH Government Bonds. 

16.01.2015, Learn more
+++ Hedge Funds - Defendant please rise +++

a short article about false hope and true opportunities.

15.01.2015, Learn more
+++ For X-mas time... +++

...the office closes until January 5th, 2015. Happy Holidays!

23.12.2014, Learn more
+++ SIGLO Timeout about Alpha and Beta +++

The new SIGLO Timeout tells a short story about the evolution of Alpha und Beta. 

28.11.2014, Learn more
+++ SIGLO Presentation at the Schroders ILS Symposium +++

SIGLOs ILS presentation at the Schroders ILS Symposium is available for download for registered visitors.

28.11.2014, Learn more
+++ Master Thesis Hedged Shareclasses +++

The Masters Thesis from Martin Overhoff about hedged shareclasses, supported by SIGLO, is freely available for download for registered visitors.

05.11.2014, Learn more
+++ Conference Report MS CapIntro Paris +++

Clients can download our SIGLO Conference Report about the MS CapIntro Event 2014 in Paris here. 

23.10.2014, Learn more
+++ Bermuda ILS Travel Report +++

Clients are welcome to download our Bermuda Travel report on ILS here. 

23.10.2014, Learn more
+++ SIGLO Conference Report PIMCO +++

Clients can download our SIGLO Conference Report about the PIMCO Institute 2014 here. 

23.10.2014, Learn more
+++ New regulation for FX markets? +++

Get the latest FX news and articles on our website

06.10.2014, Learn more
+++ SIGLO FX Audit for TAIC +++

The presentation of the SIGLO FX Audit for TAIC can be downloaded here.

24.09.2014, Learn more
+++ SIGLO Conference Report CBOE RMC Dublin 2014 +++

The SIGLO Conference Report CBOE RMC Dublin 2014 is ready for client download.

15.09.2014, Learn more
+++ Global Capital on Rebalancing Using Options +++

Global Capital published an article about SIGLOs paper "Rebalancing Using Options". 

08.09.2014, Learn more
+++ ILS Video of Fintool and SIGLO +++

The ILS video produced by Fintool and SIGLO offers an introduction into insurance linked securities (ILS). Follow the link to the video

14.08.2014
+++ SIGLO strenghtens its team further +++

SIGLO strenghtens its team further and welcomes Ratana Tra as senior analyst.

01.08.2014, Learn more
+++ FX markets, a hot topic +++

Foreign currencies and FX markets are a hot topic today as the numerous newspaper articles that SIGLO collected under FX News show. Are you sure that you do not overpay for your FX transactions? Get certainty with our SIGLO FX Audit.

01.08.2014, Learn more
+++ Conference Report Record +++

The SIGLO Conference Report about Record CM's  event in Zurich is available for download.

05.06.2014, Learn more
+++ Welcome at SIGLO +++

SIGLO welcomes Alessandro Amadio as senior analyst.

05.06.2014, Learn more
+++ Conference Report ZIAG 2014 +++

The SIGLO Conference Report about the ZIAG Event 2014 can be downloaded by clients in German.

30.05.2014, Learn more
+++ NZZ am So Article +++

In the latest NZZ am Sonntag Edition from April 6th the "Geldspiegel" describes SIGLOs "Rebalancing Using Options"

13.04.2014, Learn more
+++ SIGLO Travel Report London March 2014 +++

The SIGLO Travel Report about London in March 2014 can be downloaded by clients.

30.03.2014, Learn more
+++ SIGLO CBOE White Paper +++

SIGLO's White Paper "Rebalancing Using Options" sponsored by the CBOE can be downloaded in the section current projects / rebalancing or directly from the CBOE homepage: http://www.cboe.com/institutional/reports.aspx

20.03.2014, Learn more
+++ CBOE Presentation +++

SIGLOs Presentation about "Rebalancing Using Options" at the CBOE RMC Conference 2014 in Florida is available here.  

20.03.2014, Learn more
+++ CBOE RMC Conference Report +++

The SIGLO Conference Report about the CBOE RMC 2014 in Florida can be downloaded by clients.

30.03.2014, Learn more
+++ Updated SIGLO Cloud Charts +++

Here you find updated SIGLO Cloud Charts.

29.03.2014, Learn more
+++ Updated SIGLO FX Audit Presentation +++

The updated presentation for the SIGLO FX Audit can be downloaded here.

20.03.2014, Learn more
+++ SIGLO has moved offices +++

From March 10th, 2014 our offices are at Birmensdorferstrasse 140, 8003 Zurich

22.02.2014, Learn more
+++ Conference Report Entrust NY 2014 +++

The SIGLO Conference Report about Entrust's hedge fund event in New York can be downloaded by clients.

22.02.2014, Learn more
+++ New SIGLO Employee +++

We welcome our new full-time intern Irina Petrovic at SIGLO.

22.02.2014, Learn more
+++ +++

The SIGLO Conference Report about the Smart Beta Event of OLZ in Berne can be downloaded by clients.

22.02.2014, Learn more
+++ Conference Report Aberdeen Davos +++

The SIGLO Conference Report about Aberdeen's event in Davos can be downloaded by clients.  

01.02.2014, Learn more
+++ SIGLO FX Audit in Scandinavia +++

We now offer our SIGLO FX Audit together with Alvine Capital also in Scandinavia.

11.01.2014, Learn more
+++ Happy New Year +++

SIGLO thanks its visitors for all the interest and wishes a good start into 2014!

30.12.2013
+++ FX News +++

Due to the relevance of the topic, we have created a special section FX News. In it you will find articles from well-known media which point out the dangers of blue-eyed transactions on the FX market.

20.12.2013, Learn more
+++ ZHAW Investor Circle Presentation +++

The SIGLO presentation about diversification and the goal of absolute return investing from the ZHAW Investor Circle can be downloaded here. 

14.12.2013, Learn more
+++ SIGLO ILS Talk +++

The presentation of the SIGLO ILS Talk at the Alvine Capital Event in Copenhagen is available for registered visitors here. 

05.12.2013, Learn more
+++ Sparpotenzial in Währungen +++

The presentation "Das unentdeckte Sparpotenzial in den Währungen" from SIGLO related to the AIS 2013 is available for download for registered visitors. 

05.12.2013, Learn more
+++ Credit Investment Matrix +++

The presentation of the SIGLO Credit Investment Matrix related to the Credit Roundtables by Muzinich can be downloaded by registered users. 

05.12.2013, Learn more
+++ Conference Report CBOE Risk Event +++

The SIGLO Conference Report about the CBOE Risk Event can be downloaded by clients.  

09.11.2013, Learn more
+++ US West Coast Travel Report +++

The US West Coast Travel Report is available for download to clients.

01.11.2013, Learn more
+++ +++

The SIGLO Conference Report about the Morgan Stanley Hedge Funds Event in Berlin is available for clients.

01.11.2013, Learn more
+++ Master Thesis ART of Life Risks +++

The highly graded Masters Thesis from Thomas Eichenberger about The "Alternative Risk Transfer of Life Risks" is available for download for registered visitors.

19.10.2013, Learn more
+++ Reasons for a FX Audit +++

Recently several new newspaper articles that speak for a SIGLO FX Audit have been published. Find the links here.

06.10.2013, Learn more
+++ SIGLO Birthday +++

SIGLO celebrates its 5 birthday as a company.

06.10.2013, Learn more
+++ Articles about FX markets +++

The SIGLO FX Audit evaluates transactions costs on FX markets in a convenient and simple form. The value of such a systematic analysis is made clear in several newspaper articles that you find at the following link.

03.09.2013, Learn more
+++ Jubilee +++

SIGLO celebrates three years of partnership in the current structure and of course our national holiday. 

01.08.2013, Learn more
+++ New Master und Bachelor Theses +++

SIGLO welcoms new interns and supports their Master and Bachelor theses. 

11.07.2013, Learn more
+++ ILS Mandates +++

SIGLO wins two new advisory mandates in Insurance Linked Strategies (ILS).

24.06.2013, Learn more
+++ SIGLO has joined SAICPF +++

SIGLO has recently joined the SAICPF (Swiss Association of Investment Consultants for Pension Funds). 

24.06.2013, Learn more
+++ Conference Report Record CM Event +++

The Conference Report for the Currency Management Event organized by Record CM in Zurich in May 2013 is available for clients.

30.05.2013, Learn more
+++ Volatility Conference Report +++

The Conference Report for the Volatility Event organized by 36 South in London in May 2013 is available for clients.

23.05.2013, Learn more
+++ Conference Report BAI Frankfurt 2013 +++

The Conference Report for Alternative Investments organized by BAI in Frankfurt in May 2013 is available for clients.

30.05.2013, Learn more
+++ LeTemps.ch article about costs of FX transactions +++

Read our article about the costs of currency transactions in LeTemps.ch

18.05.2013, Learn more
+++ US East Coast Travel Report +++

The new US East Coast Travel Report is available for download to clients.

02.05.2013, Learn more
+++ More Conference Reports +++

The Conference Reports for the events from GMO and Fidelity in Zurich in March 2013 are available for clients.

27.03.2013, Learn more
+++ SIFMA Conference Report +++

The Conference Report of the SIFMA in NY from early March 2013 is available for clients.

20.03.2013, Learn more
+++ Travel Report London March 2013 +++

The Travel Report London March 2013 is available for download to clients.

15.03.2013, Learn more
+++ SIGLO Cloud Charts for SIGLO ILS Index Balanced +++

The updated SIGLO Cloud Charts for SIGLO ILS Index Balanced vs MSCI World and Barclay Global Agg emphasize the attractive diversification properties of ILS investments.

27.02.2013, Learn more
+++ Masters Thesis Turbulence Indicators +++

The top graded Masters Thesis from Fabian Lutz about turbulence indicators on financial markets is freely available for download for registered visitors.

20.02.2013, Learn more
+++ Rule-based investing +++

Investors who are looking for passive exposure are not forced to follow the market cap approach. There are other interesting rule-based investment approaches. 

08.02.2013, Learn more
+++ SIGLO FX Audit Presentation +++

The new SIGLO FX Audit Presentation can be downloaded here.

23.01.2013, Learn more
+++ EFG Conference Report +++

The Conference Report EFG 2013 is available for clients to download.

23.01.2013, Learn more
+++ ILS Life Master Thesis +++

Thomas Eichenberger joined SIGLO and he is working on his master thesis in the field of ILS Life transactions

15.01.2013, Learn more
+++ SIGLO on LinkedIn and Twitter +++

You can now visit SIGLO on LinkedIn and follow on Twitter.

19.12.2012, Learn more
+++ SIGLO's New Homepage +++

Welcome to the new homepage of SIGLO!

02.11.2012
+++ ILS Concepts +++

SIGLO has been awarded two more investment projects to elaborate ILS investment concepts for large Swiss institutionals in November 2012.

12.12.2012, Learn more
+++ Change to the SIGLO Advisory Board +++

Prof. Dr. Thorsten Hens will step down from the SIGLO Advisory Board per October first 2012 to proactively avoid potential conflicts of interest, related to the new investment controlling mandate SIGLO was awarded with.

08.12.2012, Learn more
+++ Controlling Mandate for SIGLO +++

SIGLO has been chosen as investment controller for a sub-portfolio of a large Swiss investment foundation per October first 2012.

15.11.2012, Learn more
+++ Marketing SIGLO FX Audit +++

Siegenthaler & Partner and SIGLO start an exclusive collaboration for the marketing of the SIGLO FX Audits in Switzerland.  

02.11.2012, Learn more
+++ Exclusive Arrangement +++

Record Currency Management and SIGLO complete an arrangement, allowing SIGLO to excusivley and fully independently offer the SIGLO FX Audit to clients in Switzerland. 

02.11.2012, Learn more
+++ Christmas Card +++

See the new Season's Greetings Card of SIGLO for 2012

12.12.2012, Learn more
+++ Update SIGLO ILS Indices +++

The updated SIGLO ILS Indizes per end of September 2012 are available.

15.11.2012, Learn more
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