About AES International

AES International advises expatriate clients worldwide on all financial planning matters including retirement planning, offshore bank accounts, savings and investment, insurance, pension transfers and generating income, from wealth accumulated, to support retirement.

Modern Portfolio Theory In Action

Modern Portfolio Theory makes a preposition that diff assets move in different (some say opposing) directions particularly when markets experience periods of high volatility. However during extreme periods of vol we will often see all assets move down in unison -e.g post 2008 crisis. However, once markets get over the shock...

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Gold – Still time to get in on the rush?

George Soros, the famous hedge fund investor that famously bet against the pound in the 80’s wouldn’t say so. Earlier in the year the, much followed, market guru sold most of his fund’s gold holdings. However, by Soros’ own admission he doesn’t have his ‘ear to the ground like he used to’. He...

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Gold? Can it keep going higher?? Probably, yes.

As fundumentalist investment managers (ie; basing our asset allocation strategies on facts rather than whimsical ideas) we are never ones to get on to an investment 'band wagon'. However, despite the current high profile of the Gold story we are increasingly adding Gold to our clients investment portfolios. The article, below,...

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The Emerging, Emerging Markets. The ‘Next 11’

Everyone is familiar with the major emerging markets such as China, India, Brazil and Russia, however, there are a new set of emerging market contenders that are set to be the next 'bevy' of states where significant capital growth will be generated. Within AES, we are strong advocates for making use...

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Mortgage Advice In The Netherlands for Expats

Some of you may have experienced that banks are weary about lending to non-Dutch residents. Some banks are more lenient towards Europeans, but then the temporary employment contract turns out to be a hurdle. We can highly recommend the services of José de Boer from De Boer Financial Consultants (also known...

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