Marko Dimitirijevic: Frontier Markets are a Good Investment Opportunity

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.

2020-07-22T05:30:34+00:00July 15th, 2020|Emerging Markets|Comments Off on Marko Dimitirijevic: Frontier Markets are a Good Investment Opportunity

Three Things About an Active Management Plan (Passive Vs. Active Investments, Part 2)

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 [...]

2017-06-15T15:22:14+00:00June 15th, 2017|Blog, Emerging Markets|Comments Off on Three Things About an Active Management Plan (Passive Vs. Active Investments, Part 2)

Emerging Markets: Still Taking Cues From Oil Prices?

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 [...]

2017-06-19T15:35:44+00:00May 21st, 2017|Blog, Emerging Markets|Comments Off on Emerging Markets: Still Taking Cues From Oil Prices?

Marko Dimitrijevic Published in The Hedge Fund Law Report

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 [...]

2017-06-19T15:35:44+00:00April 27th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Marko Dimitrijevic Published in The Hedge Fund Law Report

The “Going Out” Movement Among Chinese Startups

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 [...]

2017-06-19T15:35:44+00:00April 25th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on The “Going Out” Movement Among Chinese Startups

Three Sets of Risks that All Frontier Investors Should Assess, and Re-assess

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 [...]

2017-06-19T15:35:45+00:00March 28th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Three Sets of Risks that All Frontier Investors Should Assess, and Re-assess

The Growing Promise of Emerging & Frontier Markets: Investors, Take Heed

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 [...]

2017-06-19T15:35:45+00:00January 26th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on The Growing Promise of Emerging & Frontier Markets: Investors, Take Heed

Marko Dimitrijevic’s “Frontier Investor” Featured On Forbes

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 [...]

2017-01-25T17:03:45+00:00January 18th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Marko Dimitrijevic’s “Frontier Investor” Featured On Forbes