New Sparta Asset Management

New Sparta Asset Management (NSAM)
is a specialist emerging markets investment manager. We offer a wide range of direct investment opportunities including renewable and conventional energy projects in Africa, combining an entrepreneurial approach with specialist knowledge and experience across a range of sectors. With an in-depth understanding of global trends, NSAM understands the macro-economic conditions and regulatory environments across emerging markets. With strong local networks and early-life cycle development expertise, we use our insight and knowledge to unlock growth and create sustainable returns.

New Sparta Asset Management (NSAM) is part of New Sparta Limited

NSAM is part of New Sparta Limited, the private office of Dr Jerome Booth founded in 2013 with a broad portfolio of companies ranging from telecommunications and media to insurance. Dr Booth is a co-founder of Ashmore Group plc, one of the leading specialist emerging market managers...

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NSAM will initially focus on private investments opportunities in energy projects in Africa.

Our range of long-term asset management strategies are anchored in structural sustainable trends. We look beyond any adverse cyclical developments and using our strong local networks, take advantage of significant opportunities in specific sectors...

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NSAM offers emerging market in-sight, with an initial focus on Africa sector specific analysis

We undertake macro-economic and other research that provides us with the detailed insights and hard data needed to make informed decisions. We research our specific investments and the relevant country risks and opportunities...

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From the Blog


Protectionism and Emerging Markets

March 6, 2017 Jerome Booth

The conventional wisdom is that a rise in protectionism may be coming, instigated by the new politics of Trump, Brexit and nationalism. There is also a commonly held prejudice that emerging markets, as highly...

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President Trump’s Plan B (or is it Plan A?)

February 16, 2017 Jerome Booth

Mispricing Sovereign Risk Sovereign risks in developed countries are ill-perceived, belittled and often ignored altogether. This is in major contrast with emerging markets (EMs) where risks are routinely seen to be larger than they...

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Follow the Money: EM Central Bank Money

January 31, 2017 Jerome Booth

Central banks are selling US Treasury bonds. According to US TIC data November saw the largest ever year on year fall in ownership of Treasuries by foreign holders, down $70.8 billion to $3,771 billion...

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