By Jaco Maritz

Africa-focused investment company Maris started operations in South Sudan and has since invested in several other frontier economies, including Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Angola. During a panel discussion titled ‘Off the beaten path’ at the SuperReturn Africa conference, held in Cape Town in December, the firm’s commercial director Johannes Gunnell (pictured right) shared insight on investing in frontier countries. Here are some of the key takeaways....