Opportunities in Emerging Markets: Investing in the Economies of Tomorrow

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John Wiley & Sons, Jan 29, 2013 - Business & Economics - 427 pages
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The practical guide to investing in emerging markets

Though potentially risky, investing in emerging markets canoffer extremely attractive returns. Opportunities inEmerging Markets offers practical advice for investorsbased on the real life experiences—both positive andnegative—of practitioners, pioneer investors, and localheroes with experience in frontier markets. Exploring how everydeveloping market has its own unique regional cultures and socialstructures that change the way investors invest, and must beunderstood in order to make wise investments, the book combinesstandard approaches to investing with the exigencies of frontiermarkets to create an invaluable framework for success.

A collection of useful ideas that investors—institutions,general partners, limited partners, or shareholders—can drawupon when investing money in emerging markets, the book includesessential information on one of the most attractive opportunitiesfor beating traditional markets and investments. If access,downside, and predictability can be managed, there's a great dealof money to be made in emerging markets, and this book shows how.Both investors and investment managers need to understandfundamental success factors, real framework conditions, and hiddenpitfall and in Opportunities in Emerging Markets, authorGordian Gaeta analyses these intricacies in depth.

  • Gives investors of all kinds the information they need tosucceed in emerging markets
  • Incorporates real life experiences—both good andbad—to help readers avoid common mistakes and maximize theirreturns
  • Includes interviews with Mark Mobius, Jim Rogers, Marc Faber,and other leading names in the emerging markets sector

For those traders brave enough to engage inhigh-risk/high-return investing, Opportunities in EmergingMarkets is an excellent overview of the world's toughestfrontier markets and how to conquer them. Featuring interviews withsome of the top investors in the field, this is the definitiveguide to the perils and pitfalls of investing in these highlyvolatile markets.

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About the author (2013)

Dr. GORDIAN GAETA is an active private equity investor and advisor specializing in complex and distressed equity and alternative investments and transactions predominantly in the developing economies of Asia. He participates on boards, investment and finance committees, and in executive functions of fund managers, investment firms, and financial services companies. Gaeta started his career as a banker in several countries before becoming a management consultant. A former academic, he also lectured at several universities; served as director, professor, or dean of private academies certifying financial services professionals on investment; and co-chaired the Asian Banker Summit. Gaeta contributes regularly to an investment column as well as investment publications and is the author, coauthor, or editor of various books related to finance, business, and investing, including Frontiers in Credit Risk (Wiley).

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