CFA Society sees investment in alternatives deepening the capital market

The Chilean society of CFA charterholders has 136 active members and more than 350 current candidates, according to Pamela Auszenker, a society member and head of equity research at Bci Corredora de Bolsa.

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LarrainVial analyzes Oppenheimer funds after merger announcement with Invesco

LarrainVial is eyeing opportunities to add to Invesco's asset-gathering success. In Chile alone, it has helped the manager raise USD 2.5 billion from AFP pension managers.

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Pension Reform: AFPs, AGFs and insurers will battle for new pension flows

In a break for global managers, under President Sebastián Piñera's proposal, AFPs, AGFs and others would compete for the 40% increase in per-worker contributions to the retirement system.

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AFPs and insurers expecting changes to Peru’s 95.5% law

Giovanna Prialé, president of the AFP Association, said allowing workers to withdraw 95.5% of their savings at retirement has disrupted the objectives of the pension system.

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Study finds that Peruvian retirees make poor choices with their lump-sum pension payouts

An IDB study found that retirees removing 95.5% of their pensions at age 65 made poor investment decisions or spent the money without regard for their future, noted Eduardo Morón, head of a Peruvian insurance group.

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Chilean AFPs’ investment processes could soon incorporate ESG factors

Local managers are already starting to offer funds with this type of standard, while Moneda Asset Mgt. became the first fund manager in Chile to sign on to the United Nations' Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI).

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Eduardo Montero to assume helm at Credicorp next January

Since mid-2016, the executive has been head of the wealth management division in charge of the private banking (UHNW clients) and also of the affluent segment (Super Afluente) segment in Atlantic Security Bank, a unit of the Credicorp group.

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Swiss Advisors downplays delisting of absolute-return fund

While GAM's Multibond Absolute Return Bond Plus fund was delisted at the request of its manager, it still has has two additional total-return funds among the 20 registered with the CCR.

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BlackRock presents its USD 160 billion alternatives platform to Latam market

During a visit in Santiago, Manuel Gutierrez-Mellado, alternative product strategist at BlackRock, noted that Latam institutionals have a global bias when investing in private capital and credit, and a local bias for infrastructure.

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Menu of voluntary-retirement products likely to expand with derivatives ruling

Before the easing of rules by Chile's Financial Market Commission, fund managers (AGFs) had been unable to launch a retirement-share-class for any fund whose investment policy allowed the use of derivatives for speculative purposes.

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