Afore Citibanamex finally fills alternative-investment position

The hiring of Juan Carlos Martin is expected to revitalize investments in alternative assets at Afore Citibanamex, which was recently put up for sale.

Valmex steps up efforts to grow in Mexico’s stagnant private-pension segment

Valmex’s Luis Lozano said the voluntary pension market is a solution for those with higher income, “who are not fully covered under the traditional and obligatory pension market.”

Consar hands UCITS fund-approval responsibilities back to pension association

After a change in leadership at the CONSAR, the Amafore will again be responsible for approving international funds suitable for Afore consumption.

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Invex looks to add global experts to Mexican fund offering

Fund-unit CEO Rodolfo Campuzano says Invex welcomes agreements with third-party managers, noting recent deals with Templeton, EDM and Nafinsa.

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Vector builds its research capacity amid boom in equity investing

Pablo Torroella Soto, asset management CEO at Vector, looks to provide more and better tools to his team. They have opened a Quant Lab and are focusing more on ESG.

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Afore SURA weighs funding new mandates in Mexico

Despite having the option to invest in UCITS, Andres Moreno, Afore SURA’s CIO, believes mandates will end up being the cheaper alternative.

State Street very much plugged into Afores evolving international appetite

Afores have a keen interest on ETFs giving access to ESG, thematics and sector investing outside the S&P500, says SSGA's Heinz Volquarts.

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HSBC Mexico shoots for sophistication in drawing up affluent product offering

HSBC Mexico's Christian Lafiandra said staying in close contacts with clients helped boost the firm's AUMs during the pandemic.

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PIMCO builds Mexico operation amid target-rich environment

PIMCO's Gio Onate, who heads the Mexican effort, joins a team of close to 25 professionals focused on the Latin American and Caribbean markets.

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Principal Mexico bets on digitization for growing its share of the retail business

Jaime Santibañez, Principal Mexico's country manager, is ready for the unveiling of a new digital app aimed at the retail and affluent sectors.

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