Institutional investors are circling a swathe of energy-related infrastructure assets in Latin America to increase their exposure in a region rife with more uncertainties but offering greater returns than those in more developed markets.
<p>Fueled by deep-pocketed mainland venture capitalists and success at home, these investors are exporting a formula honed in China of pursuing rapid expansion over profitability. Chinese venture capital investment in Latin America jumped to $1 billion since the start of 2017, compared with about $30 million in 2015, according to data collected by Preqin.</p>
The $60 billion United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund is accepting nominations for a new chief investment officer, and Trusted Insight created a shortlist of 10 highly qualified candidates poised to assume (or maintain) the role.
Zev Marynberg Reveals To Bloomberg The Investment Keys Of Its Top Performing Adar Macro Fund In 2017
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Zev Marynberg, Founder and CIO of the hedge fund Adar Macro Fund, one of the top performing hedge funds of 2016 with a 33.5 percent return on investment in 2016, reveals in an interview with Bloomberg his investment strategy for 2017. âWe invest mainly in Latin America and Europe. We look for undervalued assets, mainly fixed income securities issued by sovereign or quasi-sovereign issuers, in countries where we believe macroeconomic changes will occur. We perform only
The assets of hedge funds investing in emerging markets have surged above the $200 billion mark for the first time, rising by $9.3 billion in 2016, according to industry tracker Hedge Fund Research (HFR) said on Thursday. The Chicago-based group said the growth had been led by hedge funds invested in Russia and Latin America, with total capital invested in Latam-focused hedge funds increasing by $6.3 billion in 2016 and the assets of Russia and Eastern Europe-focused funds up $2.5 billion. “Strong performance gains, specially focused on Latin America and Russia/Eastern Europe, contributed to this growth as investors positioned for...
Emerging-market hedge-fund assets reached a record at the end of last year, thanks to gains in energy prices and a strengthening dollar, according to Hedge Fund Research Inc. Assets of developing-markets hedge funds rose to $200.7 billion as of the end of December, marking the second straight quarterly record after an increase of $9.3 billion for the entire year, according to a report from the industry researcher received Thursday. Global hedge-fund assets increased by $121.6 billion in 2016 to $3.02 trillion, it showed. “Strong performance gains, specifically focused in Latin America and Russia/Eastern Europe, contributed to this growth, as investors...
ACON Investments announced today that affiliates of ACON Latin America Opportunities Fund IV, L.P., have made an investment in Controladora GMI, S.A.P.I. de C.V., the leading manufacturer and provider of modular construction solutions in Mexico and Latin America serving the aeronautical, education, housing, retail and industrial sectors.
<p>Private equity-backed Trident Energy will scour for oil and gas assets in Southeast Asia, with a focus on mid-life producing assets that can be redeveloped to create value, a senior executive told Reuters.</p> <p>Set up by former senior executives of independent Anglo-French oil firm Perenco in September, the London-based firm is looking to acquire onshore and offshore assets primarily in Africa, Latin America and Southeast Asia.</p>