By: Luciana Lopez and Sam Forgione
Argentina's ongoing debt worries and soaring inflation might be scaring some investors away, but those very factors make the South American country appealing, Mark Yusko, head of the $4 billion Morgan Creek Capital Management, said on Wednesday.
"It's so messed up," he said, speaking at a Reuters summit. "I love messed up."
Argentina has recently made headlines for a debt default and its worrisome economy, not for being an investor darling.
The country defaulted in July after refusing to honor court orders to pay $1.33 billion plus interest to U.S. hedge funds suing for full payment on bonds following its earlier 2002 default.
Because of that controversy, he said, Argentinian bonds are "one of the best investments on the planet right now."
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