Category Archives: Hires & Fires

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

Duet Group To Launch Emerging European UCITS Fund With Two Former Armajaro Execs

Alternative asset manager Duet Group is launching a new emerging European UCITS fund this month and has recruited two former Armajaro Asset Management executives to run it. Michel Danechi and Kalim Aziz are joining Duet as fund manager and research analyst, respectively, on the Duet Emerging European European Fund. The new vehicle is expected later… Continue Reading

Torbjorn Caesar Takes Helm At EM Fund Actis Capital

Torbjorn Caesar has been elected senior partner at emerging markets investment manager Actis Capital. Caesar assumed his new role effective yesterday, according to media reports. He succeeds Paul Fletcher, who has become non-executive chairman of the company. “I would like to thank Paul for the tremendous leadership he has provided to Actis over the past… Continue Reading