Marko has written an article on Gowanus Lounge about the investment opportunities which lie in frontier markets. Frontier markets make up 71 of the 75 fastest-growing economies. But they get little attention from investors. Read what Marko Dimitrijevic has to say on Gowanus Lounge.
Read part 1 of Passive Vs. Active Investments in Frontier Markets here. So, you’re ready to be the hero, to discover that final frontier or stake your claim in the unknown territories of the wild west. Slow down, cowboy — as my book Frontier Investor: How to Prosper in the Next Emerging Markets explains, there [...]
Emerging Markets used to correlate strongly with oil prices, not anymore. Which is logical given the fact that many of the largest EM such as China, India, Korea , and most of Southeast Asia are beneficiaries of lower oil prices, while the beneficiaries of higher oil prices are Russia, Nigeria, and The Persian Gulf countries [...]
Last week, Marko Dimitrijevic and Timothy Mistele, coauthors of Frontier Investor: How to Prosper in the Next Emerging Markets, have teamed up again to write about frontier markets. Dimitrijevic and Mistele are chairman and senior advisor, respectively, at Volta Global. Their most recent article appeared in The Hedge Fund Law Report, a publication on hedge fund law [...]
A recent SCMP.com article highlights an interesting new trend to follow closely: Chinese start ups are investing abroad. This is a logical progression in China’s economic ascent. First China was a low cost manufacturing hub often copying Western products. Then China moved up the value chain domestically and started buying foreign assets. These first foreign investments [...]
Frontier markets have great potential, but come with a unique set of risks. It should be abundantly clear that I believe frontier markets, if governed properly, will become emerging markets and, eventually, developed markets. This 2016 article in Forbes makes the case that frontier markets offer undiscovered gems to investors, as long as you are [...]
Emerging markets is a buzzword that’s well-known in investment circles, but lesser known–to casual investors, especially–are frontier markets. However, as I argue in my book Frontier Investor: How to Prosper in the Next Emerging Markets, frontier markets are the new emerging markets, and many emerging markets are now closer to developed markets. Only a balance [...]
On January 15, 2017, Marko Dimitrijevic's book "Frontier Investor" was featured in the Forbes article "Bangladesh Won't Be the New Pakistan, and That's Okay." According to the article, Bangladesh doesn't have the same equity market potential as Pakistan, but that doesn't mean investors should shy away. On the contrary, the country is "a good bet for [...]