Chilean AFPs boost European and EMB positions in April

Total Chilean AFP assets abroad reached in April USD 62.7 billion and were at their highest level since October 2015. The increase from USD 61.7 billion was powered by returns, as the AFPs redeemed a net ...

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Columbia Theadneedle's incursion into Brazil wins it an innovation award

The asset manager won an Innovation Award at the 2017 British-Brazilian Awards, celebrating business success between Brazil and the UK as part of the government’s “Think Brazil” week. Columbia Threadneedle has a presence in Brazil through ...

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Colombian AFPs now allocate more to emerging markets than US equities

Two emerging-market ETFs - one from iShares and the other from Vanguard - gathered close to USD 600 million in March from Colombian pension managers. A single AFP was responsible for two-thirds of the net investment.

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Julius Baer may enter Argentina via investment in TPCG brokerage firm

Baer, Switzerland's third-biggest private bank behind UBS and Credit Suisse, wants to purchase a roughly 20% stake in TPCG, a brokerage, wealth manager and research provider based in Buenos Aires and with offices in Uruguay as ...

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Local-product launches in Brazil will provide access to range of Legg Mason brands

Western Asset's Roberto Teperman, said the firm will launch a range of local funds in Brazil which will allocate to cross-border products of Legg Mason brands, including Western Asset, Brandywine, Clarion, ClearBridge, EnTrustPermal, Martin Currie, QS ...

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Chilean AFPs boost European and EMB positions in April

Posted by Renzo Pipoli on May 221

Columbia Theadneedle's incursion into Brazil wins it an innovation award

Posted by Fund Pro Latin America on May 222

Colombian AFPs now allocate more to emerging markets than US ...

Posted by Renzo Pipoli on May 223

Julius Baer may enter Argentina via investment in TPCG brokerage ...

Posted by Fund Pro Latin America on May 194

Local-product launches in Brazil will provide access to range of ...

Posted by Fund Pro Latin America on May 125

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The new report by Latin Asset Management, sister firm to Fund Pro Latin America, draws heavily on more than 50 face-to-face interviews conducted in the second half of 2016 with regional representatives of global asset managers, i.e. those based in US Offshore financial centers, as well as Latin American capitals. Commenting on the new effort, Thomas V. Ciampi, director of Latin Asset Management, said the report aims to give global asset managers, especially active fund managers and ETF providers, a comprehensive understanding of the Latin American business opportunity both presently and over the long term. The report, published on May 8, 2017, lists for USD 9,000. Fund Pro Latin America licensees receive important discounts off of list pricing.

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