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Asia Frontier Capital (AFC) – January 2017 Newsletter

“What you pay for an investment is the single biggest determinant for how successful that investment will be. When equity prices are high, your returns will be lower. When they are cheap, your returns will be higher.” – Barry Ritholtz AFC Funds Performance Summary The team at Asia Frontier Capital would like to wish all… Continue Reading

Asia Frontier Capital (AFC) – November 2016 Newsletter

“Investing should be more like watching paint dry or watching grass grow. If you want excitement, take $800 and go to Las Vegas.“ – Paul Samuelson, Nobel Laureate, American Economist AFC had another great month with all funds recording positive returns in November 2016 with the AFC Asia Frontier Fund and the AFC Vietnam Fund… Continue Reading

VACANCY – Corporate Credit Emerging Markets Fundamental Analyst – New York

My client is a 3 billion multi-strategy credit-oriented NY investment firm that manages hedge funds, private equity funds and alternative investment accounts. The firm was founded in 2003 and has 50 employees. Ideal Profile (approx. 3-5 years of experience) Corporate Credit Emerging Markets Fundamental Analyst 1-  Corporate Credit background – Sovereigns, corporates, macro, FX, equity… Continue Reading

Asia Frontier Capital (AFC) – October 2016 Newsletter

AFC Funds Performance Summary Now that the race for the Presidency of the United States of America is concluded, many analysts are pondering the possible consequences of the outcome of the election for their investments and how to best position investment portfolios for return maximization or risk management. As the US is the most important… Continue Reading

Asia Frontier Capital (AFC) – September 2016 Newsletter

AFC Funds Performance Summary September has been another good month for AFC. The AFC Asia Frontier Fund returned +2.3%, up for the seventh month in a row to a new all-time high, bringing the year to date performance to +14.2%. At the same time, the MSCI Frontier Markets Asia Index was down by -0.5% for… Continue Reading

Asia Frontier Capital (AFC) – August 2016 Newsletter

  “Successful Investing takes time, discipline and patience. No matter how great the talent or effort, some things just take time: You can’t produce a baby in one month by getting nine women pregnant.” – Warren Buffet AFC Funds Performance Summary The AFC Asia Frontier Fund has recorded its 6th month of positive performance in… Continue Reading

Asia Frontier Capital (AFC) – July 2016 Newsletter

“In investing, what is comfortable is rarely profitable.” – Robert Arnott, Research Affiliates AFC Funds Performance Summary The Brexit surprise in late June caused a period of volatility in worldwide equity markets which was followed by a rebound in July with US markets posting significant gains, while most European markets recovered somewhat but are still… Continue Reading

Asia Frontier Capital (AFC) – June 2016 Newsletter

“To invest successfully over a lifetime does not require a stratospheric IQ, unusual business insights, or inside information. What’s needed is a sound intellectual framework for making decisions and the ability to keep emotions from corroding that framework.” – Warren Buffett Continue Reading