News & Updates

17May

INSPARO HOLDS FIRST ROUND TABLE BREAKFAST SEMINAR ON VENEZUELA

Insparo held its first round table breakfast seminar on Wednesday 17th of May at the Ivy Soho Brasserie on Venezuela which included insightful dialogue from leading LatAm economists; sell side analysts, other EM managers as well as interested prospective investors. Participants discussed Venezuela’s current political situation, economic pressure, and factors likely to impact a debt
  • 2017, default, distressed debt, EM Bonds, Emerging Markets, IPE, Mohammed Hanif, Political Risk, Seminar, Venezuela
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19April

INSPARO Q1 2017 QUARTERLY REPORT: VENEZUELA, TO PAY OR NOT TO PAY II?

Economic and political conditions in Venezuela are continuously evolving. This report is a follow-up to our Q3 2016 report that provides an update on recent developments in the country and revised political scenarios for the next 12 to 18 months.
  • 2017, EM Bonds, Emerging Markets, Quarterly Report, Venezuela
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23January

INSPARO Q4 QUARTERLY REPORT: EM CREDIT PRESSURE POINTS

2016 was an eventful year for emerging markets fixed income; investor sentiment witnessed a dramatic reversal following the anxiety reflected in asset prices during January and February. Stronger economic growth, higher commodity prices and low developed market bond yields should be supportive for emerging market bonds in 2017. However, the current economic and political environment
  • 2016, 2017, default, distressed debt, EM Bonds, Quarterly Report
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16September

INSPARO Q3 QUARTERLY REPORT: VENEZUELA, TO PAY OR NOT TO PAY?

We attempt to answer this question in light of the nation having fallen on hard times. Prior to the latter half of 2014, the government’s overspending and rapid credit growth was overshadowed by the country’s abundance of oil reserves. However, falling in oil prices and shifting global market sentiment exposed the fragility of the country’s
  • 2016, default, EM Bonds, Emerging Markets, Quarterly Report, Research, Venezuela
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19July

INSPARO Q2 QUARTERLY REPORT: EM v HIGH YIELD BONDS

Central banks in the developed world have reaffirmed their commitment to loose monetary policy in recent weeks, driving yields on many government bonds to record lows. Increased allocations to Emerging Market bonds and below-investment grade corporate credit is a logical approach for investors seeking higher yield on their portfolios. In our Q2 Quarterly Report, we
  • EM Bonds, High Yield Bonds, Quarterly Report, Research
  • Posted by Melissa Marshall  Posted on 19 Jul  0 Comments
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18April

Insparo Q1 Quarterly Report on Political Risk

In the recent months there have been a number of high-profile political concerns within the Emerging Markets that have significantly impacted asset prices. For this reason, we have chosen to focus on political risk in our in-depth research report for the first quarter of 2016. We outline our approach to thinking about and managing political
  • 2016, Argentina, Brazil, Political Risk, Quarterly Report, Research
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07March

Alex Morley Appointed COO

Insparo Asset Management (Insparo), the Emerging and Frontier Market specialist investment manager, today announced the appointment of Alex Morley as COO. Mr. Morley has been promoted internally from Finance Director and proceeds Jon Laidlow, who is moving to Harmonic Capital Partners. Prior to joining Insparo in 2011, Mr. Morley worked at RAB Capital and Augentius
  • Alex Morley, COO, News
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