Hermitage Capital Management went from $25 million to $4 billion by investing in undervalued Russian companies. Today its founder, Bill Browder, MBA '89, says anyone investing in Russia long term "is out of their mind.
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Today there is talk in the news about how Dubai World basically the government can't afford to pay their debts yet and need more time.
How many people will not invest in either of these countries regardless of how genuine the opportunity is.
Governments really need to understand the impact of a negative reputation and how long it can last for.