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Opal Group European Family Office & Private Wealth conference, Geneva 2013

June 10, 2013

Last week I attended the Opal Group’s annual European Family Office & Private Wealth conference in Geneva and was one of the panellists on a panel discussion about the world’s emerging markets. The conference was very well attended and a huge success, I thought. There was an incredible spirit amongst all participants and the Opal […]

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Monopoly in Lagos–The story of African Growth

December 16, 2012

“I dream of the realization of the unity of Africa, whereby its leaders combine in their efforts to solve the problems of this continent. I dream of our vast deserts, of our forests, of all our great wildernesses.”  – Nelson Mandela The Economist this week reports on the launch of a version of the Monopoly […]

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The Frontier Economies as Investment Destinations

June 17, 2012

While investment returns in the developed markets of Europe, North America and Japan have evolved from ‘low returns for no risk’ to ‘no returns for low risk’, returns in the BRIC economies of Brazil, Russia, India and China are starting to slow, the next investment returns frontier is the countries defined as ‘frontier markets’. I […]

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