02 Dec 2011
Betting on Outsiders
Slim Feriani, CEO of boutique manager Advanced Emerging Capital, agrees that first-mover advantage is a key attraction. “The commonality across all the frontier markets is that they are probably the most under-researched and underinvested countries globally. That’s where the opportunity is because that can only change,” he says. “You’ll have more people investing in them, and if you have moved in before the crowds, then typically all the boats will get lifted at one point in time.
27 Sep 2011
BRICs to the Rescue?
Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff has championed a co-ordinated purchase of euro zone debt from the world's emerging economies. But with a less than enthusiastic response from Russia and China so far, have the proposals already fallen flat ahead of a Thursday meeting in Washington? Slim Feriani, CEO at Advance Emerging Capital, joined CNBC for a discussion.