From October 16th to 18th 2019 we have attended the 64th EUHA (European Association of Hearing Acousticians) congress in Nuremberg, Germany. With more than 8’000 participants, 140 exhibitors and 20 expert lectures the EUHA congress is among the largest in the world in this field.
For the major hearing aid manufacturers, the focus this year was on form factor or category additions to existing platforms rather than new launches (Sivanto’s “Xperience” being the exception). With current platform cycles of 2 to 3 years, this was highly expected, as the current technology platforms in place are relatively young in age (Widex Evoke launched in April 2018 and being the oldest in the peer group).
Happy Birthday! Our Kieger Impact Healthcare Fund is turning 1! On this occasion, we are proud to share our Kieger AG Impact Healthcare Report, where we highlight the progress achieved during the past year and reflect on what have been unparalleled times.
“Sell in May and go away, but remember to come back in September” ... or perhaps October? Most stock markets reached new highs in early September, with economies have seemingly finally put the pandemic behind. At such a "cruising altitude," small turbulences can lead to serious corrections – and the month certainly offered plenty.