New Sapienta Cyprus Analysis on Bloomberg


7 March 2016

Cyprus analysts can now access the flagship monthly Sapienta Cyprus Country Analysis {SEOR <GO>} as an opt-in on their Bloomberg Terminals.

Produced by Cyprus-based Sapienta Economics Ltd, an independent consultancy, each month Sapienta Country Analysis analyzes in-depth banking-sector performance, fiscal and macroeconomic trends, debt sustainability, structural reforms including privatization, natural gas developments, and prospects for resolving the longstanding Cyprus problem.

“We are delighted to be able to offer our analysis to Bloomberg Terminal users, especially as a lot is going to be happening in Cyprus in the next 12 to 18 months”, said Sapienta Economics Director Fiona Mullen.

“Cyprus is exiting the troika bailout programme, efforts to solve the Cyprus problem are accelerating and there is renewed interest in Eastern Mediterranean natural gas exploitation following the Egyptian Zohr find. All of these developments imply both opportunities and risks for fixed income or equity investors.”

Sapienta Country Analysis offers clients an in-depth commentary on recent developments.

“For example, do the latest bank results show they are going forward, stalling or going backwards? I have been covering Cyprus on the ground for around 15 years, we have a big database, so I can make judgements that are more robust than the usual knee-jerk reactions,” said Mullen.

Sapienta Economics is a strong believer in the inter-play between political developments and economic outcomes.

“I spent nearly eight years as the economy consultant to the United Nations on the Cyprus peace negotiations. This gives you a deep insight into the political dynamics. It also means I have spent a long time analyzing the opportunities and risks of a Cyprus settlement.”

Sapienta Economics Ltd is independent, with no political ties in Cyprus or abroad and no investment in shares or bonds in Cyprus.

To learn more about the new Sapienta Cyprus Country Analysis service press {SEOR <GO>} on your Bloomberg Terminal or visit


Sapienta Economics is an economic consultancy producing top-level analysis primarily on Cyprus for a range of prestigious clients.

Subscribers to Sapienta Country Analysis Cyprus include banks, big four & other professional services firms, oil/gas upstream and downstream companies, hedge funds, companies with large investments in Cyprus, P5 and other embassies.

Sapienta Economics prides itself on going one step further than the rest, rigorously testing common assumptions and providing enlightenment on today’s hot issues.

Sapienta Economics is independent, with no political ties in Cyprus or abroad and no investment in shares or bonds in Cyprus.

The company’s Director, Fiona Mullen, has over 20 years’ country analysis experience and is frequently interviewed by the international media. She is a former Senior Analyst at the Economist Intelligence Unit and former economy adviser in the Cyprus settlement negotiations to the United Nations Special Adviser of the Secretary-General on Cyprus.


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