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Frontier markets

The Bonds of War: Ukraine, Russia, the IMF

Feb 11th, 2016 | Filed under: Business News, Finance & Economics, Frontier markets, Insolvency, Newly Added, The Global Economy & Currencies

Argentines take heart. Yes, you have implacable holdout bondholder NML Capital to contend with, and NML has been beating you in court battles arising from your 2001 bond defaults. But … Paul Singer isn’t Vladimir Putin, and NML isn’t Mother Russia. Your courtroom battles aren’t actual battlefield battles. The defaultRead More


After the Balkan Adventure: A Bad Bank Gets Worse

Mar 9th, 2015 | Filed under: Frontier markets, Private Equity

Over the weekend that began March, auditors in Austria found that the billions already invested in the wind-down of Heta, part of the nationalized Hypo Group, would not suffice for the orderly wind down of this "bad bank." A worse-and-worse bank, it appears. Read More


Recent Russian Investment History: Misty Water-Colored Memories

Feb 8th, 2015 | Filed under: Emerging markets, Frontier markets, Hedge Fund Strategies

William Browder's new book, Red Notice, is a fascinating window into the recent history of Russia, both when Yeltsin (and at first Putin) welcomed foreign investment and then when things turned very ugly for those investors. Read More


Missing the Market: An American Visits Nigeria

Dec 17th, 2014 | Filed under: Alpha Hunters, Frontier markets

Guest columnist Doug Friedenberg explores Nigeria as a frontier market.Read More