Emerging Market Investment & Strategic Advisory Services
The Conrad Group is recognized worldwide for its ability to:
• Identify investment and business opportunities in emerging markets
• Analyze these opportunities with first-world analytics and training
• Seize the opportunities and deliver maximum value for clients
Dim-Sum Feast: Capitalizing on RMB Bonds
Game-changing phenomena often begin with subtle events that pass virtually unnoticed, and so it shall be for what is now called “Dim-Sum debt.” The Chinese government in April 2009 announced a pilot program to allow Chinese companies in selected mainland regions to settle cross-border trades in RMB through Hong Kong and Macau clearing banks, with the first RMB settlement occurring in July 2009.
Real Estate Fund Raising
The Conrad Group has developed significant expertise in the structuring and funding of real estate funds and projects. In the past two years we have successfully raised more than $700MM for various real estate deals and now work closely with key global institutional investors interested in acquiring real estate.
New Frontiers in Brazil
For many years a common refrain in Brazil was that it was the country of tomorrow, but that tomorrow never seemed to arrive. This rather cynical view was based on a history that always seemed to keep the aspirations of the Brazilian people just out of reach. Brazil, a country rich in natural resources, a diverse populace, excellent ports and harbors and strategically positioned in South America could never quite turn the corner.
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Dim-Sum Feast: China’s Capital is Unleashed!
Date: June 15, 2011
Game-changing phenomena often begin with subtle events that pass virtually unnoticed, and so it shall be for what is now called “Dim-Sum debt.”Read More
For Brazil Tomorrow May Have Finally Arrived
Date: June 16, 2011
For many years a common refrain in Brazil was that it was the country of tomorrow, but that tomorrow never seemed to arrive. This rather cynical view was based on a history that always seemed to keep the aspirations of the Brazilian people just out of reach.Read More
Catching the emerging insurance consumer
The phenomenal growth of the financial services sector in emerging markets has been unprecedented. A rapidly growing middle class in countries like Thailand, Malaysia, Brazil and others, has unleashed a massive demand for a wide variety of financial products to …Read More
Can Brazil Survive the World Cup?
While the world anxiously awaits the next World Cup, there is a growing sense of foreboding among many Brazilians and the international community that the country is ill-prepared to serve as host to the upcoming games. And, there’s good reason. …Read More
The Conrad Group’s William Nobrega speaks to the Financial News about Agincourt Capital’s yuan-denominated convertible bond
This article originally appeared in the Financial News.
A UK-based asset management start-up plans to sell what could be the first offshore yuan denominated convertible bond, and intends to invest the money in Australia’s booming real estate market.
Agincourt Capital …Read More
The Conrad Group’s William Nobrega speaks to Asian Investor about Agincourt Capital’s new RMB fund
This article originally appeared in Asian Investor.
With the launch of its RMB secured convertible-bond fund, real-estate fund manager Agincourt Capital hopes to attract investors wary of locking up assets for five years or more.
Hong Kong-headquartered property specialist Agincourt …Read More
RMB Congress USA 2011, New York (Nov. 30 – Dec. 2, 2011)
The Conrad Group’s William Nobrega will be presenting at Terrapin’s RMB Congress USA 2011, which takes place In New York on Nov. 30 – Dec. 2, 2011.
Overview: The RMB Congress USA is the only conference in New York to explore …Read More
Thunderbird Global Business Dialogue, Glendale, AZ (Nov. 10-11, 2011)
The Thunderbird Global Business Dialogue will focus on “Redefining Global Leadership,” and discussion will include an exchange of ideas related to effective leadership in the new world economy; accelerating business across cultures; financial solutions for global growth and prosperity; navigating emerging markets and beyond; technology and its impact in an interconnected world; and business’s role in social and economic prosperity worldwide.Read More