Archive for the ‘Orascom Construction Industries’ Category

Frontier Markets – Now Part of Mainstream (Media) Thinking?

As noted in a recent US News & World Report article, many investors are engaged in the hunt for the next generation of emerging markets.  And, as we’ve discussed in this blog before, Goldman Sachs has identified 11 countries with BRIC-like possibilities, which include mainstream emerging markets like South Korea and Mexico as well as […]

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Investing in North Korea…

Noticed in today’s Wall Street Journal that Orascom Construction Industries S.A.E. of Cairo is going to invest US$115 million in a North Korean cement plant. Realize there have been private initiatives in the past (a Chinese developer’s plan to build an industrial park near the border with China, and Hyundai Asan Co. efforts to build […]

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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.