Eduardo Costantini's bright view on Argentina
He invested in real estate and equities before it was fashionable. Now, one of the wealthiest businessmen in Argentina sees a bright future for the economy.
Through years of dictatorship and economic crises, Eduardo
Costantini has made several fortunes by nimbly navigating
Argentina’s boom-bust cycles. One of the
country’s wealthiest businessmen, Costantini says
he has upwards of a half-billion dollars he’d like
to invest to develop new projects.
As investors refocus their attention on South
America’s second-largest economy, the head of the
property development and wealth management firm Consultatio
sees plays in Buenos Aires real estate, undervalued Argentine
securities and even the peso. And, once he identifies the right
opportunity, Costantini says he’s ready to pull
the trigger. "People want to see whether there will be a
reaffirmation of the government and its policies," he says.
"But I am seeing some encouraging signs in the economy."
Costantini, 70, enjoys a long view on Argentina. After
earning a master’s degree in...
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