Can Frontier Markets help a SWF’s Portfolio?

Sovereign wealth funds are patiently dipping their toes in these so called frontier markets.  Frontier markets are even more risky than emerging markets.  It is a subset of emerging markets.  Some examples of Frontier markets include: Argentina (defaulted on their debt), Kazakhstan (former USSR), Lebanon (Cedar Revolution), Sub-Saharan Africa, and Pakistan (political instability).  Sovereign wealth funds that have direct investment experience in frontier markets have been making significant plays recently.  [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]



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