Terra Partners Group, a Prague-headquartered frontier market
specialist and activist investor, has shuttered its absolute
return, equity-focused Bangladesh Fund.
Craig Stanley, the managing director at Terra Partners, said
as early as last August Terra started returning money to
investors after the group decided that "deep-value"
opportunities have become more difficult to identify.
The fund, which reached its peak assets of around $33
million in 2007, was down to $5 million two months ago and had
returned the remaining cash to investors by early February.
The group is also shutting down a frontier fund focusing on
Zimbabwe (managed since November 2005), returning at least
$25.8 million to investors since last year. The structure's AUM
is now down to $7 million.
Terra Bangladesh went...