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In Search of Reliable Information from Emerging Market Companies - Interview: David Riedel, Riedel Research Group - Emerging Markets Investments Summit


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An interview with: David Riedel, the President at Riedel Research Group and a speaker at the marcus evans Emerging Markets Investments Summit 2013, discusses how emerging market investors can tackle current issues.

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In Search of Reliable Information from Emerging Market Companies - Interview: David Riedel, Riedel Research Group - Emerging Markets Investments Summit

  1. 1. In Search of Reliable Information from Emerging Market Companies The way that emerging market How can these investors better companies give information is very manage risk? different from what investors from developed markets are used to. Often A diversified portfolio must be investors do not trust the information maintained, with exposure to a variety they receive and are unable to make of sectors and markets. Investing in decisions. countries that are mostly exposed to a single theme is very dangerous. They could apply certain tools to assess Concentration should rather be put on the credibility of data. Searching for and different types of companies within a finding companies with good information certain industry space, such as disclosure can formulate a good range healthcare. of company investments.Interview with: David Riedel, They also need to spend time talkingPresident, Riedel Research Group Countries and companies within the with management teams and getting a emerging market space are feel of the business environment. inconsistent. Populations, political Visiting these locations is a recipe forInvestors looking into emerging systems and stages of development emerging market investment successmarkets do not trust the information differ. and risk mitigation.coming from companies in this region.Credibility of data can be assessed with Investors should look for individualcertain tools, says David Riedel, opportunities on a country to countryPresident, Riedel Research Group. and market to market basis, and not as“Searching for and finding companies a collective asset class.with good information disclosure canformulate a good range of companyinvestments,” he adds. How can corporate governance of emerging market companies be improved? Time has to beA speaker at the upcoming marcusevans Emerging Markets Emerging market companies whoseInvestments Summit 2013, in Palm corporate governance is not very strongBeach, Florida, January 28-29, Riedel can increase the number of independent spentexplains why spending time in emerging members on their board, in order tomarket countries can manifest better enhance true board independence andinvestments and risk management. authority. in theseWhat should emerging market Companies should also be willing to stayinvestors concentrate on for with their auditors for a number ofmaximum return? years and not be constantly changing.Emerging market investors are facedwith a major disconnect betweeneconomic growth and equity The legal research corporate governance scoring system is a very valuable tool for the assessment of emerging marketsperformance. Performance of equities governance of emerging markethas been stronger in developed companies. For the long term, investorscountries, while growth has been can reward or punish companystronger in emerging markets. Looking management for their how individual equities are likely toperform given certain drivers of each Companies can also use this matrix tobusiness is one way to tackle this locate areas where they can improveproblem. and better their score.
  2. 2. About the Emerging Markets Investments Summit 2013 The Investment Network – This unique forum will take place at the Ritz-Carlton, Palm Beach, Florida, January marcus evans Summits group 28-29, 2013. Offering much more than any conference, seminar or trade show, this delivers peer-to-peer information exclusive meeting will bring together esteemed thought leaders and solution on strategic matters, professional providers to a highly focused and interactive networking event. The Summit trends and breakthrough includes presentations on key trends and opportunities in global currency markets innovations. and how China’s race to evade a looming collapse in growth will impact the global economy. Contact Please note that the Summit is a Maria Gregoriou, Journalist, marcus evans, Summits Division closed business event and the number of participants strictly Tel: + 357 22 849 400 limited. Email: For more information please send an email to All rights reserved. The above content may be republished or reproduced. Kindly inform us by sending an email to press@marcusevanscy.comAbout marcus evans Summitsmarcus evans Summits are high level business forums for the world’s leading decision-makers to meet, learn and discussstrategies and solutions. Held at exclusive locations around the world, these events provide attendees with a unique opportunity toindividually tailor their schedules of keynote presentations, think tanks, seminars and one-on-one business meetings.For more information, please visit: www.marcusevans.comUpcoming EventsEuropean Pensions & Investments Summit (Europe) - www.epi-summit.comFoundations & Endowments Investment Summit (North America) - www.foundations-endowmentssummit.comPrivate Wealth Management Summit (North America) - www.privatewealthsummit.comUS Pensions Summit - www.uspensions-summit.comTo view the web version of this interview, please click here: