Becon Investment Management to help global brands gather assets in Latam intermediary channel

Three deeply experienced sales executives have formed Becon Investment, which primarily seeks to represent third-party fund managers in the intricate, relationship-dependent US Offshore and Latam Offshore market.

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AFPs put hold on new investment in private-equity funds

President Bachelet's vow to "modify the various forms of hidden fees...which take resources from participants’ accounts with no real justification," and the AFPs now fear they may eventually have to pay third-party-fund management fees.

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Evans leaves Investec to take Oppenheimer post

Tom Evans told Fund Pro Latin America that his role and coverage territory at Oppenheimer will be similar to that of Investec, specifically the US offshore business covering New York, Texas, California and Toronto.

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Chilean AFPs boosted US exposure in aftermath of surprise election outcome

Chilean AFPs, inspired by positive returns, bet heavily on US equity products, while at the same time unloading positions in emerging-market-bond funds on the heels of the surprise Trump victory in the US Presidential election.

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MFS announces promotions among Latam team

Stephan Von Hartenstein, regional director, has taken on additional coverage and support responsibilities for the Southern Cone region. Ignacio Durañona, who had been working as an internal wholesaler since 2015, was promoted to Southern Cone regional ...

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Becon Investment Management to help global brands gather assets in ...

Posted by Fund Pro Latin America on Jan 121

AFPs put hold on new investment in private-equity funds

Posted by Isaias Wassermann on Jan 122

Evans leaves Investec to take Oppenheimer post

Posted by Fund Pro Latin America on Jan 133

Chilean AFPs boosted US exposure in aftermath of surprise election ...

Posted by Renzo Pipoli on Jan 104

MFS announces promotions among Latam team

Posted by Fund Pro Latin America on Jan 105

Research Spotlight

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New: Latin America Cross-Border Quarterly Report

Latin Asset Management has teamed with its newest partner, Strategic Insight, to launch a quarterly Latin America Cross-Border report series focused on cross-border sales trends in retail and institutional markets. The quarterly sales-oriented report provides a behind-the-scenes look at the penetration and quarterly flows of cross-border funds in retail and institutional Latin American markets. This includes the opaque wealth-management channel in US booking centers, Latin capitals and the Caribbean.

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