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Crisis and Opportunity in Emerging Debt

By Advisor Perspectives
Financial Services

Executive Summary

Emerging market sovereign debt in U.S. dollars can offer strong returns for investors who can ride out periodic bouts of volatility caused by concurrent crises in one or more countries. Crises, though real and frequent, are not typically as destructive to a country’s fundamentals as observers imagine. When crises drive valuations to over-discount changes to long-term country fundamentals, it can be an attractive time to buy emerging sovereign debt. We believe today, following the recent 100-bps widening in sovereign spreads, is one of those times. Further, we believe that our low-turnover, value-oriented strategy can generate alpha above the base case.

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