Karine Hirn, partner and co-founder of East Capital, sees a number of possible strategic benefits to China from its recent gas deal with Russia, although there are still questions over the final cost.
Jacob Grapengiesser, partner and senior advisor at East Capital comments on the sign off of the gas supply deal between Russia and China.
The slide towards populism and fragmentation in Western Europe is not good news for anyone, warns Marcus Svedberg, Chief Economist at East Capital.
East Capital's chief economist Marcus Svedberg notes there are reasons to avoid a negative consensus on emerging markets for 2014.
Stockholm headquartered East Capital has become the first Nordic manager to receive a quota approval under the Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor QFII) programme, that has enabled it to launch the East Capital China A-Shares fund.
East Capital’s chief economist Marcus Svedberg has picked out Russia and China as among the most attractive markets next year, as he sees continued divergence in performance levels.
East Capital chief economist Marcus Svedberg cites World Bank data pointing to improving prospects for Eastern Europe.
Marcus Svedberg, chief economist at East Capital, has identified factors he says could result in a revaluation of Russian assets.
Stockholm headquartered manager East Capital is to launch a master-feeder structure to take advantage of opportunities it sees in Ucits IV legislation.
Marcus Svedberg , chief economist at East Capital, has noted Croatia's inclusion as the latest member of the European Union.
Turkey has recently been subject to civil unrest, sparked by plans to demolish a park in the centre of Istanbul, the commercial capital of the country, but Emre Akcakmak, portfolio manager at East Capital says the investment fundamentals of the country...
The Balkans have been neglected and undervalued but the region has lately attracted growing interest, with new appetite for funds investing in the Balkans, according to Peter Elam Håkansson, chairman and head of public equity investment team at East Capital....
Swedish manager East Capital's Power Utilities Fund is to pay €14.2m next week to East Capital Explorer - a Nasdaq OMX listed investment company - as part of the process of closing the fund.
The 18th Party Congress of the Communist Party of China is starting to identify and announce the market reforms it intends to enact in coming years, says East Capital's Asa economist Kristina Sandklef, who is monitoring the event.
East Capital has selected three outstanding companies in Eastern Europe for its annual East Capital Awards.
Ukraine's equity market has responded positively to the results of the parliamentary election on Sunday, October 28.
As parliamentary elections in Ukraine approach, due on October 28, one of the main topics under discussion is whether the country will strike a deal with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in the aftermath.
Wage growth in Russia, prompted by the country’s recent accession to the World Trade Organisation, is boosting consumer demand, making the consumer sector an attractive investment opportunity.
The pending change of leadership in China could lead to more proactive policy to stimulate the country's economy, says East Capital's economist for Asia Kristina Sandklef.
Sweden headquartered East Capital has signed the UN Principles for Responsible Investment (UNPRI), which now accounts for some $30trn in assets under management worldwide.
East Capital's chief economist Marcus Svedberg has pointed to smaller Eastern European markets starting to perform better.
Peter Elam Håkansson, head of the public equity investment team at East Capital, says factors such as Russia's middle class will drive returns to investors in the long term.
East Capital’s chief economist Marcus Svedberg (pictured) is convinced that Russia joining the World Trade Organisation will positively impact its image in the eyes of foreign investors, but in order to improve its long-term perception the country needs...