The time has come for European small caps
Read market analysis by Thierry Cuypers, Senior Fund Manager, Head of Small & Mid-Caps Europe at European equities investment division.
The outcome of the Dutch election proved that despite fears of rising populism in the West, the future is not written. 2017 is already looking somewhat different to 2016, as Mark Rutte’s centre-right liberal party proclaimed victory on 16 March against the far-right Party for Freedom’s candidate Geert Wilders. Should the upcoming elections in France and Germany this year yield equally reassuring results, this may prompt renewed interest in European smaller companies as investment prospects.