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mBaer Necessities 05/22

mBaer Necessities 05/22

Neutrality is an inherent component of Swiss identity and origin; historically, neutrality has been critical to Switzerland's security and foreign policy. The Swiss foreign-policy stance of strict neutrality has become less applicable in the post-Cold War world order, forcing Switzerland to re-interpret its neutrality policy in light of the Ukrainian conflict.

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Inflation Reaches Switzerland

Inflation Reaches Switzerland

After decades of being a rather marginal topic, inflation is now back at the top of the agendas of policy makers and the investment community. This has led SFI to analyze the current inflationary environment in a comprehensive Public Discussion Note (PDN) entitled "Rising Inflation—A Roadmap for Investors".

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The Journey

The Journey

From the start until today - a journey that requires a lot of courage, know-how and commitment. We made the decision to go a new way with passion and great motivation and thus built a new bank.

Building a new bank

Building a new bank

We are a new bank with strong roots – shaped by the original idea and the beginnings of merchant banks. We took this model as our inspiration when we founded MBaer Merchant Bank.

Our Focus

Our Focus

We ask a lot of questions and support our customers closely in their work. That is why we understand the business and the needs of our customers precisely.

Products & Services

Products & Services

We are strongly connected with our customers. We support them by offering tailor-made services and top service.

mBaer Necessities 04/22

mBaer Necessities 04/22

As central banks appear to be committed to changing their mindset by transitioning from QE to QT, investors should be prepared to change their paradigm and assumptions about central banks' support. The risk is for some of the investors to metamorphose from QE-addicted Wolfs of Wall Street to QT-intolerant Chihuahuas of Bahnhofstrasse.

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mBaer Necessities 3/22

mBaer Necessities 3/22

Severing economic relationships and inflicting economic pain on Russia makes sense in war but is very costly also for the countries imposing the sanctions. Mr Putin's invasion of Ukraine is unlikely to end soon, and we are not going to read an Instagram post from the Kremlin.

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CEO Talk | MBaer in den Medien

CEO Talk | MBaer in den Medien

Mike Bär geht heute mit seiner MBaer Merchant Bank einen eigenen Weg. Im CEO Talk erzählt er, was er anders machen will, als einige Banker-Kollegen. Und: Warum er seinen Mitarbeitenden Ferien a discrétion anbietet und was ihn dazu gebracht hat, dass er alle wichtigen Marathon-Läufe der Welt erfolgreich bestritten hat.

mBaer Necessities 02/22

mBaer Necessities 02/22

How can we learn from the future? What if we are all wrong? The quality of our decisions can be improved, and our forecasting skills can be trained in an uncertain world. The value of imagining alternative futures is in the process of questioning assumptions and common mental models, and in preparing for uncertain but conceivable futures.

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We move into new offices

We move into new offices

Our bank has grown steadily since its foundation in December 2018.

That is why we will be moving into new office premises in Zürich-Enge as of March 7, 2022.

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mBaer Necessities | 01/2022

mBaer Necessities | 01/2022

In 2021, we launched the Global Investment Opportunities (GIO) mandates based on our proprietary factor investing approach. The strategic investments based on the insightful prediction of a surge in inflation resulted in a strong absolute and relative performance for the year.

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Live Ticker: Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge

Live Ticker: Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge

As a sponsor of the SWISS RAW team, we follow the toughest rowing race up close and cheer along with the team. We regularly share the most important events, race progress and emotions in this blog post. 

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mBaer Necessities 12/21

mBaer Necessities 12/21

How can we meaningfully compare welfare across time and countries? Individual memories are subject to fading, and cultural values change in time, making it difficult to compare well-being over the past few decades. 

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New vacation policy at MBaer Merchant Bank

New vacation policy at MBaer Merchant Bank

What is already common practice at US technology companies is now also becoming reality at a Swiss bank: employees can decide for themselves how much vacation they want to take.

Read more about it in the interview between Mike Bär and finews.ch.

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mBaer Necessities 11/21

mBaer Necessities 11/21

Massive retirement, safety concerns, generous government benefits and taking care of own family explain why millions of Americans have been leaving the workforce. This suggests that wage increases may not bring enough workers to hiring companies. With tight labour markets and high inflation, we expect the Fed to start raising interest rates already in 2022.

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mBaer Necessities 10/21

mBaer Necessities 10/21

There is no doubt in the scientific community and increasingly in the general public that climate change is a real and direct consequence of human activity. Climate change threatens, in some extreme scenarios, to bring us back to Stone Age living standards, according to William D. Nordhaus, the inventor of the modern economics of climate change.

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People and Culture

People and Culture

We promote an inspiring corporate culture, encourage entrepreneurial thinking and are passionate about our job.

mBaer Necessities 09/21

mBaer Necessities 09/21

Chips are everywhere: in consumer electronics, in cars, in medical devices and in defence systems. As such, they are a basic requirement for the functioning of modern economies. A global shortage of chips can thus have a disproportionate impact on the world economy. 

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The Differentiation

The Differentiation

We are the bank for entrepreneurs, their businesses and their families. This integrated view of their needs sets the course for the difference in integral support.

Press release

Press release

MBaer Merchant Bank is growing rapidly and is strengthening its leadership team.

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