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Sarona co-publishes report with USAID, EMPEA and Crystalus: Expanding Institutional Investment into Emerging Markets via Currency Risk Mitigation

Sarona joined forces with USAID, EMPEA and Crystalus to seek innovative solutions that, by mitigating FX risk, could catalyse private capital flows into developing economies, resulting in a research report in our co-published report: Expanding Institutional Investment into Emerging Markets via Currency Risk Mitigation.

This study is an important first step to unlocking billions of dollars currently on the sidelines as it underlines the substantial demand from private institutional investors for local currency risk mitigation and provides clear and compelling guideposts in developing solutions.

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News and Insights from Sarona

Q4 2022- Sarona Emerging Markets Monitor

The global economic outlook continues to remain challenging, particularly given the effects of higher inflation, as a result of supply side imbalances following covid-19 and subsequently the war in Ukraine. Energy and food prices remain major contributors to this surge with prospects of further rises in interest rates going into next year. With recessionary warning signs flashing, a flight to safety has strengthened the US dollar, with the index (DXY) peaking above 13% before softening to 4.6% YTD. Despite emerging markets facing higher import costs and stronger inflationary pressures as a result, including the prospects of depleted currency reserves, economic growth forecasts remain positive for this year, albeit at more moderated levels.

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Sarona thanks its founder for many years of service

Gerhard Pries, our Founder and Managing Partner for the last dozen years, has announced his retirement from his executive role at Sarona. Gerhard will remain as Chair of the Board and member of the Sarona Investment Committee, while his long-time colleague, Serge...

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