Keith Breslauer

Keith Breslauer

Keith Breslauer is managing director of Patron Capital

 

 

  • Stocks
    News

    Riding out the short-term shocks

    2022-05-25T23:00:00

    Some readers will recall the famous opening of children’s TV programme Stingray: “Anything can happen in the next half hour!” As a stream of headlines takes you between the Ukraine conflict, the UK cost-of-living crisis and inflation, the lockdown in China and UK government in-fighting, Stingray’s catchphrase feels like a ...

  • Finance
    Insight

    Cutting through the rates noise

    2022-03-03T00:00:00

    We are in an increasingly polarised society.

  • Insulate Britain Parliament protest IMG_0228
    Insight

    ESG needs to have a solid impact

    2021-12-09T00:00:00

    ESG has been growing in importance for some time, but its rise to the top of the agenda in the past six months has been meteoric. From protesters on the M25 and pledges at COP26, to KeepCups and sustainable cleaning products – our shared responsibility is in every conversation, shopping ...

  • Finance meeting
    Insight

    Confidence must be tempered

    2021-09-09T00:00:00

    We all know that confidence is a key component of life – how many crucial junctions have we all passed through where the decision to leap, or err on the side of caution, has led us to the exact life we are each living now?

  • Empty classroom
    Insight

    Experiences are the linchpin of a meaningful education

    2021-06-03T00:00:00

    Like many people over the past year, I have become familiar with the arrival of an email that brings the news that an event has either been postponed or cancelled in its entirety, sometimes for the second year in a row.

  • Office generic
    Insight

    There’s more to success than just productivity

    2021-03-04T00:00:00

    While much has changed in the nearly 12 months since the start of lockdown, one thing remains the same: my unwavering belief in the role of the office in producing exceptional work.

  • Covid lab
    Insight

    Vaccines are no instant solution

    2020-12-03T00:00:00

    At the time of writing, the headlines were awash with announcements about promising vaccine trials – some claiming to be 95% successful – which have caused a spike in both the FTSE 100 and national optimism.

  • Woman by window domestic abuse
    Insight

    Investment can be force for good

    2020-09-10T00:00:00

    September always brings a sense of going back to work and starting a new year with the lessons of the old.

  • Predictions - what happens next
    Insight

    What happens next? Keith Breslauer’s reforecast for 2020 and beyond

    2020-06-19T00:00:00

    In the second in our three-part series, figures from the residential and property finance sectors share their outlooks for a post-lockdown world.

  • Climbers near summit
    Insight

    Facing up to the post-Covid challenge

    2020-06-04T00:00:00

    At the start of the year, I shared my thoughts in this magazine about what lay ahead for property. I felt excited by what a new majority government meant for investor confidence. The industry, it seemed, was starting the new decade with renewed vigour.

  • Impact investing
    Insight

    Impact investing: let’s get to work

    2020-02-27T00:00:00

    It is safe to say that social impact was not a priority for the financial industry when I established Patron Capital with my partners 20 years ago.

  • Brexit chess pieces
    Insight

    No need to turn back on Europe

    2019-11-07T15:05:00

    Amid all the political wrangling over Brexit in the last few months, you might have missed a report from the European Systemic Risk Board, Europe’s economic watchdog, that commercial and residential property across Europe has been overvalued.

  • shutterstock_221809534_cred Nejron Photo
    Insight

    Learn from personal challenges

    2019-06-27T23:00:00

    It is the third anniversary of Britain’s referendum on its membership of the EU and yet we are no closer to knowing what Brexit really means

  • Keith Breslauer
    Insight

    2019 forecast: Keith Breslauer (Patron Capital)

    2019-01-11T00:00:00

    European growth will slow from its current recovery pace.

  • Generic finance graph fall
    Insight

    A downturn may be coming but we're not at code red yet

    2018-11-02T00:00:00

    The recent 10-year anniversary of Lehman Brothers’ collapse prompted a range of reflective articles – including in this publication – looking at this event’s significance as one of the first major manifestations of the global financial crisis and the start of a particularly testing time of instability.

  • Finance
    Insight

    Expect more minority stakes to trade in coming months

    2018-07-05T05:18:00

    Mergers and acquisitions among investment managers last year were at their highest level since the aftermath of the financial crisis.

  • European investment data map
    Insight

    Can Europe stay competitive in face of Trump’s taxes?

    2018-03-28T05:23:00

    Investing across western Europe has never been easy. With a broad range of individual yet interlinked countries, all with their own market dynamics and political situations, getting a firm understanding of investment prospects can be hard work.

  • Keith Breslauer
    Online

    In turbulent times, the property industry can learn from history

    2017-12-15T11:45:00

    For many people, the festive period is a time for relaxation, reflection and giving.

  • /r/a/b/Northern_Rock_Queue_DOMINIC_ALVES.jpg
    Insight

    Riding the global property cycles

    2017-09-29T00:00:00

    In September a decade ago, anxious queues formed outside Northern Rock as people hurried to withdraw their money in the first run on a British bank since Victorian times.

  • London skyline
    Insight

    Hung parliament brings uncertainty – and opportunity

    2017-06-15T05:35:00

    With no party winning an outright majority at the election and the process for Britain leaving the EU to be initiated with key meetings shortly, the country still dealing with the aftermath of its third terror attack in three months and Trump ruling the US via a series of erratic ...

More by Keith Breslauer