02 Feb '14, 10pm

Are Southeast Asia technology companies under-valued? via @bleongcw

Are Southeast Asia technology companies under-valued? via @bleongcw

The Rocket Internet investors put a high valuation on Southeast Asia markets: If you cut out the chunks of investment from the investors of Rocket Internet: Russian billionaire Leonard Blavatnik, Swedish investment firm Kinnevik, and J.P. Morgan, you discover that the amount of investments placed on Southeast Asia is very significant. This is contrarian to what US venture capitalists have looked at the Southeast Asia market. Believe it or not, a lot of investors from the US come to Southeast Asia and seek opportunity, but often decide not to do anything. The way they decide why Southeast Asia is not the market of choice, because you have to fight the homogenous market of choices: China, India, US, Russia and Brazil. It does not matter to them if you add up the markets to them because they believed that fragmentation is a weakness. Even if the entire Southeast Asia has a po...

Full article: http://www.bernardleong.com/2014/02/03/are-southeast-asia...

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