Central Bank boosts international limit for Peruvian AFPs

The increase will encourage AFPs to continue to diversify their investments abroad just as they approached the previous limit of 44%.

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Natixis's proprietary distribution arm lands its first AFP investment in Colombia

Natixis's José Luis León Dugand, country head Colombia, Panama and Peru, said the investment reflects a deepening of the confidence and knowledge of local institutional investors in the firm.

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BNP Paribas Brazil makes string of hirings to beef up wealth team

Rogerio Santos, who has passed through HSBC, Votorantim, BankBoston and Cititbank, was named BNP's commercial superintendent for wealth management. Five other hires were made to beef up the wealth management area.

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Principal Chile makes play for wealthy clients

The new wealth management office, headed by ex-Larrain executive Andrés Silva, will target clients with liquid net worth between USD 1 million and USD 50 million.

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Insurers strengthen their role as institutional investors in Mexico

With 55 billion in technical reserves, insurers are now allowed to invest 10% in government debt, 50% in equities, 5% in private equity funds, 25% in real estate, 20% in structured, 10% in loans and up ...

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Central Bank boosts international limit for Peruvian AFPs

Posted by Fund Pro Latin America on Jul 171

Natixis's proprietary distribution arm lands its first AFP investment in ...

Posted by Isaias Wassermann on Jul 142

BNP Paribas Brazil makes string of hirings to beef up ...

Posted by Fund Pro Latin America on Jul 193

Principal Chile makes play for wealthy clients

Posted by Isaias Wassermann on Jul 174

Insurers strengthen their role as institutional investors in Mexico

Posted by Georgina Navarrete on Jul 175

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