DB News

Investment Review Quarter 2 2019

Market Review After a strong rebound in quarter one, investors entered Q2 in a more positive mood. Things hadn’t turned out to be as bad as everyone was expecting late last year, but there were still some risks on the horizon. Most notably, there was still…

DB Wood Team

2nd July, 2019

DB News

Innovation; ideas to impact…

This year we are delighted to be sponsoring the Business Innovation Award at the Newark Business Awards. Innovation is crucial to the development of society. Moreover, with issues such as climate change, wealth divergence (leading to populism) and general demographic issues (leading to us living longer but not…

DB Wood Team

21st June, 2019

IC Insights

Question the Committee – Edition 5

Chairman’s Note I’d like to start by thanking you all for your questions and engagement. With the last six months encompassing some of the best and worst periods for investment markets in over a decade, this year’s edition comes at an extremely interesting time. As such…

DB Wood Team

7th June, 2019

DB News

What goes around comes around…

I want to take the time now to thank Graham Hicks as he approaches 35 years of service at DB Wood, during which we have seen incredible change within both our business and our profession. I have personally worked with Graham for more than 25 years. Over this…

Ashley Brooks

17th May, 2019

DB News

Brexit Update – No change doesn’t mean no action…

What do 29th March, 12th April, and 31st October all have in common…? They are all dates where we agreed to leave the European Union. With Parliament still unable to provide a majority behind any one of the proposed exit plans, this time last week the…

Alex Chappell

18th April, 2019

IC Insights

Investment Review Quarter 1 2019

Market Review We came into 2019 on the back of the worst fourth quarter for certain equity markets since 1931 and the Great Depression. However, as we wrote about in January, we categorically disagreed with investors’ fears that we were quickly heading for a global recession…

DB Wood Team

5th April, 2019

IC Insights

Spring Statement: The Takeaways

If the Brexit process was a dart board, the scheduling of this spring statement would have hit the bullseye. With just two weeks to go before the March 29th deadline (although at this stage that looks likely to be extended), this was never going to be transformational. Nonetheless,…

DB Wood Team

15th March, 2019

DB News

Bridging the Education Gap…

The world of financial planning is changing rapidly, which will present challenges to the next generation. Topical issues such as paying off student loans, buying your first home and starting a business from scratch are all common queries we receive from the children of our clients. This was…

Oliver Crampton

8th March, 2019

IC Insights

Infrastructure Innovation – In More Ways Than One…

One of our core values is to be better in six months than we are today. For our investment team, that not only means constantly looking to improve ourselves and our process, but also striving to find new opportunities. This year we have progressed an idea in an…

Alex Chappell

8th February, 2019

Hot Topics

Brexit – Where do we go from here?…

I know, by now just hearing the word “Brexit” is frustrating! Why can’t the politicians come together at a time when the country needs them to? Putting the people’s needs above their own was what they were elected for right? Then again, in such a closely contested vote,…

DB Wood Team

25th January, 2019

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