Archive for the ‘Ethiopia’ Category

Rock Star Bob Geldof Spearheads U.S. Private-Equity Push Into Ethiopia

Via the Wall Street Journal, a report on increasing private equity interest in Ethiopia: A number of high-profile investors have recently shown up here. KKR , the New York-based private-equity firm, last summer bought control of a rose farm, Afriflora, for about $200 million, its first investment in Africa. Blackstone plans to build a $1.35 billion pipeline to bring […]

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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.