Yeah, if these fatcats think they can just set up a compound in someone elses country and rest easy is insane. If the gobal economy crashes, angry mobs with shotguns, pistols, axes, shovels and clubs will descend upon you and no matter how good your compounds defenses are, you will get overrun.
Plus, timing political stability in times of rampant instability? Really, for a rich guy he is mighty dumb. I guess he figures he can grease enough of the right palms. Hope you got lots of grease, payola has a tendency to grow exponentially.
Now, if he were to say learn the language and go native and carve out a hole in the jungle somewhere, at least that would have made more sense. Go under the radars!