Archive for the ‘Mexico’ Category

Myanmar’s Stock Exchange

Courtesy of the Wall Street Journal, an interesting look at Myanmar’s nascent stock exchange: At the Yangon Stock Exchange, or YSX as it’s known, a cable television crew turns up every day to provide a rundown of the day’s trading. On a recent Thursday, their report was, as usual, brief. The MYANPIX index closed unchanged—for the second day […]

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Mexico’s Crude Capitalism

Courtesy of Foreign Policy, a look at Mexico’s new model of Latin American energy policy: When, in 2013, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto announced a broad reform package that would end the government’s monopoly over the country’s oil sector, his argument was fairly straightforward: Foreign investment could be just the thing to reverse a decade […]

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Mexico’s Energy Industry Gushes With Investment Opportunity

Courtesy of The Financial Times, a look at Mexico’s hydrocarbons sector: Mexico’s government recently passed reforms repealing important limitations on oil and gas ownership introduced in 1938.While these reforms will reshape Mexico’s energy industry over the next few years, they will also bring about investment opportunities in the energy industry throughout the rest of Latin […]

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A New Mexican Revolution: Energy Reform

Courtesy of The Economist, a look at the potential of Mexico’s energy reforms to transform not just the oil & gas business but the whole of its industry, if not derailed by politics: RECRUITMENT flyers are being handed out in the main square of Los Ramones, a once-sleepy town of tumbleweed and spit-and-sawdust bars 63 […]

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RSVP: Mexico’s Invitation To Foreign Oil Companies

Courtesy of Fortune, a look at the impact that Mexico’s recent decision – seventy-six years after nationalizing its oil business – to invite foreign companies back to drill might have upon Pemex: Mother Nature long coddled Mexico’s national oil company, blessing it with fountains of homegrown black gold. But in recent years she has gotten […]

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Mexico: Coca-Cola’s Billion-Dollar-A-Year Fizz

Via the Financial Times, an article on Coca Cola’s plans for the Mexican market: Investment in Mexico: it’s the real thing. Coca-Cola’s announcement that it will pour $1bn into the country every year until 2020 is just the latest in a string of recent big-ticket spends in a country where manufacturing is leading the country […]

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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.