Legendary investor Dr. Mark Mobius arrives in Sri Lanka
December 9, 2019 10:41 am
Legendary investor Dr. Mark Mobius has arrived in Sri Lanka to participate in an exclusive forum hosted by Cinnamon Life, stated Ada Derana reporter.
The latest in a series of high-profile engagements by Cinnamon Life, the interactive forum is set to take place tomorrow (10), during which Dr. Mobius will share his thoughts on Sri Lanka’s growth potential, share key insights from his experience in emerging markets over the last 40 years, drawing interesting parallels with emerging and frontier markets.
“Dr. Mobius is considered by most experts to be the founder of the emerging markets asset class. This is an event that will be invaluable for gaining a clearer perspective on emerging investment opportunities in Sri Lanka. We are also confident that Dr. Mobius’ interest in Sri Lanka as an investment destination will not go unnoticed by foreign investors,” Krishan Balendra, Chairman of John Keells Holdings PLC said.
The invitees only event will be attended by influential leaders in the Sri Lankan corporate sector and is anticipated to provide ground-breaking insights on how the Sri Lankan economy can enter an accelerated growth trajectory.
Dr. Mark Mobius has a reputation as one of the most successful and influential Investment managers over the last 30 years. In May 2018, with two ex-colleagues, he launched Mobius Capital Partners. The firm utilizes a highly specialized active investment approach with an emphasis on improving governance standards in Emerging and Frontier Market companies.
Previously, Dr. Mobius was at Franklin Templeton Investments for more than 30 years, most recently as Executive Chairman of the Templeton Emerging Markets Group. During his tenure, the group expanded Assets Under Management from USD 100m to over USD 40bn and launched a number of emerging market and frontier funds focusing on Asia, Latin America, Africa, and Eastern Europe. His career and influence have earned him numerous industry awards.