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Wireless Operators Dialing Africa and Other Emerging Markets For Growth

As recently reported in the Investors Business Daily, there is a race among various cellular phone operators to grab assets in still-developing markets where wireless penetration is still well below 30%, and in some cases 10%, in many parts of Africa, southeast Asia, central Asia and other remote areas of the globe. As the article […]

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Into Africa …

Was pleased to read Wednesday’s Globe & Mail article which discussed Merrill Lynch’s recent report that Africa could be the “final frontier” of the world’s emerging markets. While I may quibble with such general statements as “the continent may be on the cusp of an “unprecedented stage of economic development”, I do agree that population […]

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Wildcats & Black Sheep is a personal interest blog dedicated to the identification and evaluation of maverick investment opportunities arising in frontier - and, what some may consider to be, “rogue” or “black sheep” - markets around the world.

Focusing primarily on The New Seven Sisters - the largely state owned petroleum companies from the emerging world that have become key players in the oil & gas industry as identified by Carola Hoyos, Chief Energy Correspondent for The Financial Times - but spanning other nascent opportunities around the globe that may hold potential in the years ahead, Wildcats & Black Sheep is a place for the adventurous to contemplate & evaluate the emerging markets of tomorrow.