While the oft-predicted post-Brexit economic collapse has not materialised, investors in Europe are still confronted with weak demand and low (or falling) inflation. Growth has been more difficult to find generally, and companies have been pressured to cut prices in order to compete for market share.
Against this backdrop, we are finding opportunities among those companies that can hold prices steady without a meaningful impact on demand. Those falling into this category are industry-leading consumer...
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