Institutions wading into frontier markets

D'Antona Jr., John
September 2008
Pensions & Investments;9/1/2008, Vol. 36 Issue 18, p4
The article informs that institutional investors have pumped $4.4 billion into frontier markets since the beginning of 2007. Among investors either considering or already investing in these equity markets are the $160.3 billion California State Teachers' Retirement System and the $15.5 billion Kentucky Retirement Systems. Bradley Durham, managing director at EPFR Global in Boston, said that some of the money flowing to frontier markets has come from broader emerging market strategies.


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