Assessment of digital trends | Investment opportunity assessment | Market review

Business need

  • A Singapore-based family office was focused on identifying transformational trends and using alternative data combined with predictive analytics and tools based on artificial intelligence, to predict future returns and risks.
  • With impact and sustainable capital among the key focus themes, the client was looking for trends in the digitisation of education, in order to assess the investment potential in the sector.

To assess emerging trends in the digitisation of education and assess investment opportunities in the sector.

The client outlined two key reasons for selecting RocSearch:

  • Our ability to rapidly deploy customised teams with the necessary skills.
  • Our flexible client-centric engagement models.

Approach and Methodology

  • Our strategic advisory team provided insights on the digital disruption post-covid-19, global expenditure, key drivers and trends towards digital learning and analysed related implications for the industry, such as proliferation of EdTech players, online learning solutions and emerging public-private partnerships.

We uncovered emerging trends and technologies across several micro-themes within digital education, such as virtual reality, augmented reality, robotics, artificial intelligence, big data and blockchain.

Invetment service
  • For each of the micro-themes, we assessed the market size, primary applications, drivers and challenges for growth of the key market players.
  • Our financial research team carried out a financial benchmarking of the top listed players by market cap and top unlisted players by valuation.

Business Outcomes

  • Our comprehensive analysis and research-backed views enabled the client to formulate a successful investment strategy in the fast- growing digital education arena.
  • The findings from the study were used by the client to create data signals for evaluating investment prospects along with the associated risks and returns.

Our comprehensive analysis enabled the client to formulate a successful investment strategy in the fast-growing digital education arena.

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