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Carlton Delfeld


The La Jolla Letter and Pacific Gains


Carl Delfeld is the Global Equities & Emerging Markets Specialist at Investment U. is a Forbes Asia columnist and founder of Jetsetter Capital, a specialist on emerging and frontier markets. He is also an advisor to Leopard Capital, a frontier markets private equity firm. He represented the U.S. on the Board of Directors of the Asian Development Bank in Manila, Philippines after serving as a consultant on emerging capital markets with the U.S. Treasury and the U.S. Senate Finance Committee.

Prior to this, he opened markets in Japan, Australia and Hong Kong for the investment bank Robert W. Baird & Company and headed up the Japan/South Korea Boston group for Bank of America. Carl is the author of four book and his ommentary on global and emerging markets has appeared in publications such as Investors Business Daily, Forbes, Fox, Fortune, CNBC, Barrons, The Economist, BusinessWeek and the Asian Wall Street Journal.

Delfeld has M.A.L.D. from the Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy (Tufts/Harvard) and studied at Sophia University and Keio University in Tokyo, Japan. He was U.S. representative to the Asian Development Bank in Manila, Forbes Asia columnist, U.S. Treasury emerging markets consultant and investment banker in Tokyo, Hong Kong and Sydney.