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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

The Best Market in the World?

By Carl T. Delfeld Vice Chairman, ASEAN Investment Council. This article has been kindly made available to EmergingMarkets.me by Thomas Hugger, CEO and Fund Manager of Asia Frontier Capital Wouldn’t it be great if you could create an ideal market to invest in out of thin air?  Right off the bat you would want growth – lots… Continue Reading

Asia Frontier Capital (AFC) – April 2016 Newsletter

“Most people get interested in stocks when everyone else is. The time to get interested is when no one else is. You can’t buy what is popular and do well.” – Warren Buffett. AFC Funds Performance Summary   World markets started weak this year with a big drop in January and February 2016, and most… Continue Reading

Second Annual Credit Risk Management Forum

Second Annual Credit Risk Management Forum

Banks such as Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, UBS and UniCredit and regulators including the European Central Bank and European Risk Management Council will be represented at this event, which will address one of the hottest topics in today’s banking.  The vast number of subjects to be addressed at the 2nd Annual Credit Risk Management Forum include suggestions for new ways of managing credit risk and challenges presented… Continue Reading