Alternative Investments

5 Reasons why I decided to invest in the Stock Market in Africa

5 Reasons why I decided to invest in the Stock Market in Africa

I recently decided to invest in the stock market in Africa. I worked and lived on the continent for 7 years, before becoming a full time investor, so I feel that I have a better-than-average understanding of the potential of investing on the continent. I'll start with...

Kenya Stock Market analysis with Fund Manager Tim Staermose

Kenya Stock Market analysis with Fund Manager Tim Staermose

Following my interview of the CEO of the Nairobi Securities Exchange, I decided to have a chat with Tim Staermose, the manager of the African Lions Fund. I wanted to get his take on a market that has crashed 65% over the past 5 years. Source:...

Has the Stock Market in Kenya bottomed?

Has the Stock Market in Kenya bottomed?

I spent a month in Kenya, and looked at various asset classes. Last week I published a video on cheap, Chinese built real estate at rock bottom prices, and this week I am looking at the stock market in Kenya.There are PE and VC funds as well, but liquidity is...

Investing in the Stock Market in Africa – with Tim Staermose

Investing in the Stock Market in Africa – with Tim Staermose

In a world where financial valuations have reached new heights, it is hard to find investments with sound fundamentals. Sometimes, you need to look a little farther afield. This is why investing in the stock market in Africa is an interesting option for more...

Investing in a Teak Wood Plantation, is it worth it?

Investing in a Teak Wood Plantation, is it worth it?

Fundamentally, this article is not only about investing in a teak wood plantation, but also about various types of such packaged investments. Maybe you've stumbled upon in-flight magazines or websites that promise high returns for agricultural and forestry...