Aperture European Innovation Fund - Q4 2022 Commentary

In Short

Commentary for Q4 2022 on the Aperture Investments SICAV - European Innovation Fund by Anis Lahlou, Portfolio Manager at Aperture Investors
Anis Lahlou

Anis Lahlou, CFA

Chief Investment Officer based in Aperture’s London office

Aperture European Innovation: Commentary for Q4 2022

The tightening cycle: a Glass Half-Full

MSCI Europe Daily Net TR EUR Index closed sharply up +9.55% this quarter, which is a top 10 percentile quarterly performance for this index since 2001. The CPI miss in October proved to mark the lows for equities for the quarter and the year. It staged a sharp rally driven by a) increasing willingness to pre-empt a Fed pivot, b) rapidly deflating European gas prices, and c) receding systemic and geopolitical risks (UK LDI, GBP, Ukraine, China/Taiwan), as well as d) rising Chinese credit impulse and signs of a sustained re-opening.

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Aperture European Innovation Fund - Q4 2022 Commentary

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