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A recent decision by Morgan Stanley Capital International not to upgrade Argentina’s economy to “emerging” status dealt a blow to the nation’s pride. But there are plenty of reasons for[…]
A fast-rising middle class and urbanization are driving more competition and specialization, says a principal at Morgan Stanley.
We should be asking why alternative paths to IPOs are developing so much faster, writes Wharton senior fellow and finance lecturer David Erickson.
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Bullish long-term sector trends make Latin America, India and Africa attractive to PE firms, but they are cautiously eyeing investments due to current upheavals in certain areas.
Private equity remains bullish about China and Southeast Asia as firms spot opportunities in the shift to consumer-driven markets due to a growing middle class.
Venture capital firm Icon Capital Partners of Dubai sees Africa as the ‘sweet spot’ for its tech-focused investments.
Ten years ago startup accelerators were the tech high-priests who entrepreneurs looked to for advice and funding. Now their value proposition is evolving -- and being questioned.
J. Eric Wright, a venture capitalist based in South Africa, believes the biggest opportunity for entrepreneurs in the continent lies in the consumer space.
Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwarzman says a key to his firm’s investment success is understanding how people behave.
Fintech is no longer a niche. The world’s largest banks are investing billions in financial technology as a way to prevent startups from taking market share.