AMLO floats bid to increase Afore contribution rate to 15%

The Mexican president's surprise announcement would boost contributions from the current 6.5% rate over eight years, with employers footing the bill.

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Afore Citibanamex entices Kuri while Sura bets on home-grown talent

The former Afore Sura CEO’s new job is to work out how this retirement fund manager will take “the portfolios towards a better experience in which the client becomes the core of the investment process," Citi said in a statement.

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It’s happening! Mexican Afore first out of gate with USD 450 million cross-border fund allocation

The CIO of a top Mexican Afore sat down with Fund Pro Latin America to discuss its initial investment in cross-border funds and its future global strategy, which is very keyed in to Asia.

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Franklin Templeton sees extended demand for fixed-income vehicles in Mexico

After a lengthy process, the firm received approval from regulators to launch a new debt product at a time of increased appetite for Mexican fixed income.

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Vanguard to support BIVA with a first ETF domiciled in Mexico

As soon as approval is received from regulators, Vanguard will launch its first ETF domiciled in Mexico, based on the FTSE BIVA index, the fledgling Institutional Securities Exchange that began operations in 2018.

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Julius Baer names UBS Mexico alum to coordinate Latam investment solutions

Polidura will operate from the Zurich offices of Julius Baer, which recently reinforced its activities in Mexico by increasing its global share in NSC Asesores to 70%.

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Finally! Mexican Afores can now invest in active mutual funds

Long-awaited rules published by the Consar risk committee showed a bias to large managers (USD 50 billion minimum AUM) and stringent fee caps on active funds (65 bps maximum for equity funds).

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Siefore shift to life-cycle funds on track for passage in late 2019

The ex-head of the Afore association and now installed in Mexico's Ministry of Finance and Public Credit, Carlos Noriega has helped keep important pension reform measures on track in the Legislature.

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Principal’s Mexican fund management unit raises profile in corporate pension space

"In countries where Principal is present, we are dedicated to management of resources for retirement and we believe there is a great potential in Mexico,” says the firm's Luis Lozano,

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Portfolios of Mexico-based family offices are surprisingly diversified

Young but ambitious, the 50+ family offices operating in Mexico are stocked with alternatives. Investments in general are divided 50-50 between local and international, says Amexcap's Jaime García.

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