The geographical meaning of the metaphor is clear. Overcoming the distance between the two continents, connecting the two worlds has been one of the most important drivers of global economic development for centuries. We believe that in the lifetime of our generation, the behavior in Europe and North America will shape the economic growth of the world. This is a complex relationship where the two basic aspects of the capitalist world – cooperation and competition – challenge each other. There is nothing wrong with that, after all, it is all about finding the right combination of these aspect in order to provide the best investment decisions and strategic advice for our clients.