10. Global Tycoons, Value Tanks, and Other “Go for the Jugular” Strategies

New investment frontiers don’t open up that often. And certainly the world will globalize only once. It is a very rare, possibly singular, occurrence for so many new markets around the world to suddenly open up—and at the same time, for so many investors to be so hesitant. This is one of those times when ambitious people should go as big as they can as fast as they can.

This chapter is about going for the jugular. It is for people who think, like Prince Waleed, “I knew from the beginning I wanted a global empire.” It pulls together the theories described in previous chapters and presents a series of strategies, vehicles, and habits for truly ambitious global investing. ...

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