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Why I am betting on Argentina ( An Australian View )

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Since gaining office in November 2015, Argentina’s President Mauricio Macri has implemented most of the economic reforms he promised during his election campaign, including restoring relations with international creditors, exchange rate stabilisation and the removal of trade tariffs and taxes on agricultural exports. These changes were closely followed by…

Argentina’s struggle for transformational change

A leading Buenos Aires law firm Wiener Soto Caparros writes of the nation’s struggle for transformation. From a dark past of 70 years of Peronism, high levels of corruption and a weak legal system the new business friendly Macri government’s program of incremental change has some serious challenges ahead. Argentina has had many booms &…

Are Performance Fees Fair for Syndicate Investors?

The Argument Against Performance Fees If fund managers and syndicate managers do not outperform their benchmark, they continue to get their standard fee, even if they have to forego their performance fee. We like performance but we do not like performance fees. There are fund managers, who charge a fee for management, but then on top of that, they charge…

Buenos Aires Downtown City Views

Some of my favorite views of Buenos Aires A post shared by Sergio Di Vita (@sergius_73) on Jul 30, 2017 at 7:04am PDT Contact the Gateway to South America team to learn about the best investment opportunities in the region. The company is a benchmark for foreign investors wishing to invest in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Peru, and Uruguay, providing expert…

Renewable Energy Targets for Commercial & Industrial Industries in Argentina

Uruguay Achieves 96% in Renewable Energy
The Argentinian government recently passed legislation committing high energy users in the country to collect 8% of their energy from renewable energy sources by 2018, with this figure set to rise to 20% by 2025. High energy users from airports to large scale brewers will be affected by the mandate, meaning it’s important you…

Argentine citrus giant San Miguel to acquire Peruvian fruit company

Argentine citrus company San Miguel has announced it is set to acquire major Peruvian mandarin producer Agrícola Hoja Redonda for US$64 million. San Miguel, one of Argentina’s most iconic lemon companies which have recently been putting more focus on sweet citrus, said it had signed a contract on July 14 to purchase Hoja Redonda.…

Looking at Agriculture as an asset class

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Agriculture is one of the oldest asset classes in the world, time tested and proven to weather economic uncertainty. Within agriculture, farmland has historically proven itself as a tangible, stable storage of wealth, appreciating approximately 3.5 percent annually over the last 30 years. A Global Farmland Index recently developed by Savills World Research, an index…

Argentina 2017

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President Macri met in late April with President Trump, in a clear signal to the markets that Argentina has the support of the US Government, one more of the multiple indications which underline the work done for the full recovery of the confidence of international investors. Already last year, President Obama had made a state visit to Argentina. That visit, when the new government…

The water-table has risen 10 meters in Argentina’s Pampa Region since the 70’s

Unlike many of the world’s main food basket regions where over irrigation, climate change and ground water pollution is the problem, Argentina is having a different challenge. Since the seventies the water table has been rising, according to a report by INTA ( Argentina’s Agriculture Department ) Marcos Juárez; The ascent…

Harvard University selling forest Investments in Uruguay

Harvard University is trying to sell timberland located in Uruguay worth about US$120 million, including a eucalyptus forest, as the endowment moves to unload natural resources assets to boost the fund’s performance, according to a report from Bloomberg. The timberland includes about 20,000 hectares of eucalyptus tree farms, according to people…