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Energy inflation: Why Germany’s gas reserves are unlikely to come to the rescue this winter

How Germany’s ‘gas reserve rescue’ myth could rock already fragile markets Most investors understand that Germany is highly dependent on Russian gas, which met 49% of its gas usage in 2021. In August 20221 the German government announced it...

ASIC’s interim stop orders on Holon’s TMDs

PRESS RELEASE 6/11/2022 ASIC’s interim stop orders on Holon’s TMDs ASIC publicly announced interim stop orders via media release Holon Investments Australia Limited (“Holon”) went through a lengthy and detailed licensing application process with the Australian Securities and Investments...

Part 8: Valuation Methodologies

During this year’s Holon Guide to Better Investing, we have outlined several principles that are important to building a sustainable long-term investment portfolio. We started with how to identify great investments, then provided some insights on financial statements, models,...

Bitcoin Report

The Holon Bitcoin Report is now live. Our research team have the latest on the world’s biggest and most talked about cryptocurrency, to help you make sense of it all and make informed choices. From the origins of Bitcoin...

The Holon Alibaba Report

As a beneficiary of China’s astonishing socio-economic change, Alibaba today is one of the most dominant and successful e-commerce platforms globally, with over 1 billion users in China and roughly 300 million in other global locations. However, over the...

The Holon Filecoin ESG Report

Holon and Filecoin Green, a Protocol Labs initiative to decarbonize the Filecoin Network, have now released their first comprehensive Web 3.0 Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) report. It not only creates the sustainability framework of the future, but it...

Chairs Corner – Dr Digital

Web 3 and Me! (With love and respect to Dr. Suess) Far off in the distant past, the internet was not so fast. Controlled by few so they say, there was no option, no other way. Message me, message...

Let’s rethink rising inflation and interest rates

Let’s be honest, we’ve all been a bit alert, and alarmed. For investors, the prospect of rising inflation creating serious headwinds on investment performance in 2022 feels very real. These fears are understandable; after inflation recently hit 40-year highs...

Part 2: Better investing – where to begin?

We want to share with you on how we develop a formal process to identify and research investment opportunities – Holon’s research approach that narrows our focus. This allows us to zero in on investment themes where we have...

Part 1: Finding great investments, the Holon way

Investing in public markets can be a tough exercise, and during aggressive market sell-offs like we have seen over the past few weeks, it can sometimes even be cruel. Managing your emotions during these difficult periods is critical, especially...

One on one with Heath Behncke

David Fedirchuk : Heath, thank you fitting us in during this very busy time. With everyone back at work for 2022, I wanted to pass on some of the more common questions we get asked through our online channels...

Ethereum check in

As we approach another fast-moving year in crypto, so much is new, but there are still old questions being asked. Many investors remain totally baffled by the number of digital assets available. What exactly is the point of so...

Will the glitter return to gold value in 2022?

Gold should really be shining now. Inflation is emerging and with global economies still struggling to recover from Covid-19 related lockdowns, central banks will likely continue to stimulate with low interest rates and quantitative easing (‘printing money’). In this...

Roku vs Netflix: Why not both?

Investors no doubt have seen the massive shift to online digital streaming over the last five years with the likes of Netflix, Disney, Apple, and Amazon. A less well-known company that fits this thematic is Roku, which is digitising...

Why Tesla is a “once-in-a-generation” buying opportunity

There is no doubt that Tesla and its founder Elon Musk polarize investors and markets. Some investors are Tesla fanatics who follow every tweet from Elon like a religion, while others, including Michael Bury (of “The Big Short” fame), call Tesla the “greatest short in the world”. Once again,...

Filecoin Network Value drivers

Tokenomics: How do you value Filecoin? Many investors are considering adding cryptocurrencies to their portfolio, or even increasing their allocation. At the same time, crypto prices have been volatile. So investors are naturally asking the question: ‘What is it...

Bitcoin crumbles as states intensify assault

Heath Behncke, our Managing Director and Portfolio Manager spoke to the The Australian Financial Review in the feature “Bitcoin crumbles as states intensify assault”, 23rd June, 2021.  Below is an extract, the full article can be accessed here. A renewed...

Bragg starts crypto deep dive

Heath Behncke, our Managing Director and Portfolio Manager spoke to the The Australian Financial Review in the feature “Bragg starts crypto deep dive”, 19th May, 2021.  Below is an extract, the full article can be accessed here.   Australia’s policy...

Why we invested in Avanti, the future of banking

Holon Global Investments recently announced that we had become a selected shareholder in the Avanti Financial Group, Inc (Avanti Bank) through their $US37 million Series A capital raising round. The investment meant that we joined an elite club of...

Growth stocks vs value is the wrong argument

Technology stocks surged at the start of 2020, with the main US technology barometer (US Nasdaq 100 index) rising 97% in the 12 months following Covid-19’s original lockdowns in mid-2020. Through late February and March however, most tech stocks...

Bevan Slattery: A tech innovators success story

The regional Queensland centre of Rockhampton is not generally a place you associate with Australian tech innovators, but it is where one of Australia’s leading internet entrepreneurs and experts grew up. Bevan Slattery is far from a household name,...

Why Bitcoin is better than money

Investors would no doubt have seen headlines around Christmas about the remarkable surge of Bitcoin. The digital currency is now trading at $33,472, after rising 156% in just three months. The recent Bitcoin move is remarkable, and it is...

The new rules of investing for 2021

Heath Behncke, our Managing Director and Portfolio Manager at Holon Global Investments, was featured by Tony Featherstone in the Financial Review discussing “The new rules of investing for 2021”.  Tony preludes the discussion by suggesting that: “…The first ...

ROKU: The streaming giant you’ve never heard of

Even though we had a significant lead time in understanding their value propositions, many Australian investors still underestimated the global investment opportunity of companies such as Afterpay and Xero.  But it’s not just Australians who underestimate the world outside...

The 3 big rules of wealth creation in 2021

There is no doubt that 2020 was one of the most remarkable years of most investors’ lives. The Covid-19 pandemic has changed the world. Global economies are struggling and policy makers are spending and printing unprecedented sums of money...

Bitcoin the future of money

We believe that we’re seeing the emergence of a new parallel global financial system being built from the ground up, underpinned by market-based money. ‘Bitcoin’ represents a technological breakthrough and paradigm shift in monetary policy. Is Bitcoin the future...

Understanding the Consumer Price Index

There are few economic assessments that impact our lives more than the subtle methodology changes used to calculate inflation through the Consumer Price Index. Consumer Price Index (CPI)  heavily influences the level where central banks, such as the US...

The role of Gold

The role of Gold in history Gold’s allure led it to become a symbol of immortality and power across ancient cultures since 5,000 BC. Gold’s rarity and aesthetic qualities made it an ideal material for ruling classes to demonstrate...

How do Governments and Central Banks influence Money?

The COVID-19 pandemic has unleashed a global slowdown never before experienced. As countries went into lockdown during 2020, governments and central banks were forced to implement unprecedented economic support programs, likely to cost US$50T, in order to cushion the...

Community Endowment Fund

Investing is our thing, we’re great at it – and investing in our communities is just as important to us (and it’s a privilege too!). It’s time to give back, and where better than community and sporting clubs. These...