Archive for the ‘Congo’ Category

Billionaire Robert Friedland’s Ivanplats Debuts In Toronto: Will Investors Go For The Democratic Republic Of Congo?

Via Ventures Africa, an article on a long awaited IPO for a mining venture focused on the Democratic Republic of Congo: Having filed the much-awaited Initial Public Offering (IPO) of Ivanplats Ltd. on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSE) earlier this week – hoping to raise at least $300 million in stock sales -, mining billionaire […]

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Deal of the Century: Will Chinese Investment Save Congo?

Courtesy of the Foreign Policy Association, an interesting article on China’s investment in the Congo: Twenty-four trillion dollars.  It is a number that beggars the imagination, almost 40% of the global economy, and it is buried in one of the world’s poorest and most violent countries: the Democratic Republic of Congo.  Failed state, rape capital […]

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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.