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MIGA Supports Agribusiness Investment in South Africa

Chayton Atlas Investments is a private equity fund focusing on agribusiness investments in the Southern African Development Community. By providing conditional guarantees for the fund’s planned investments, MIGA is helping Chayton raise risk capital in a challenging market.
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Experts Weigh in on Political Risk 

On May 5, 2010 MIGA hosted the Washington launch of its report World Investment and Political Risk with an event, "Are We Moving into a Riskier World?" Panelists discussed the state of the global economy, the emergence of multi-directional FDI flows, and their perceptions of political risk this dynamic environment.
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James Bond, MIGA's COO on Investing in Frontier Markets 

Thomson Reuters recently interviewed MIGA's COO James Bond for its newly-launched website dedicated to frontier markets. Bond discusses MIGA's role in the political risk insurance industry and the agency's focus on supporting investments into environments with a high perception of risk.
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How Risky, Really, Is the Arab World for Investors?

The Arab World, like other developing regions, provides both potential risks and rewards for international investors. However, the risks vary significantly by country, by sector, and by project. A new "Perspectives" piece explores the risks and opportunities for investors in the region.
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NEW CONTRACTS
Financial Sector
ATF Bank JSC, Kazakhstan, 190M
SIA UniCredit Leasing, Latvia, 68.4M
 

PROPOSED GUARANTEES
In accordance with the agency's disclosure policy, MIGA discloses summaries of all proposed guarantees.

Financial Sector
ATF Bank JSC, Kazakhstan, 190M
Zagrebačka Banka d.d. (ZABA) Croatia, 359M


EVENTS

MIGA-Georgetown Symposium on International Political Risk Management, October 28, 2010


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