The Case for Investing in Africa (Take 15 Series)

CFA Institute Take 15 Series

Clifford D. Mpare, CFA, explains why Africa is an attractive market for investors.

The Take 15 Series is a series of short interviews with leading practitioners on timely topics focused on the investment profession.


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Clifford D. Mpare, CFA, is the executive chairman and CEO of Frontline Capital Advisors Limited in Ghana. Previously he served as senior vice president and director of research at Piedmont Investment Advisors. Prior to joining Piedmont, he was executive vice president and chief investment officer at NCM Capital Management Group. At NCM, Mr. Mpare served as executive vice president and chief investment officer for New Africa Adviser, co-developing and managing the Calvert New Africa Fund. He has also served as co-portfolio manager for the Dreyfus Third Century and Dreyfus Socially Responsible funds. Mr. Mpare holds a bachelor of commerce degree from St. Mary’s University and an MBA degree from Dalhousie University.

This information is accurate as of the date of recording.



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Length: 14min
Posted: 1/11/2012
Recorded On: 11/3/2011
CE Credits: 0.5 CE
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