Felipe Cárcamo leaves fund-distribution role at BTG Pactual to join local rival

Cárcamo's mission will be to expand on Excel Capital's efforts to reach institutional clients, both in the area of traditional mutual funds as well as in alternatives.

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Chilean labor-committee amendment would force AFPs to eat cross-border-fund fees

AFPs and cross-border managers are clinging to hopes that the amendment will be expunged or reversed before the final pension-reform bill goes to a vote in the Congress.

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BlackRock’s alternatives group brings solutions-based approach to Latam market

With USD 184 billion in alternatives AUM, BlackRock aims to bring a local focus to alternatives offerings in Latin America, positioning itself as a provider of solutions for a growing number of clients, says New York-based Roque Calleja.

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Colombian AFPs shifting ETF exposure to UCITS

BlackRock's Diego Mora confirmed that the AFPs are moving to these vehicles because of their tax efficiency and a host of other characteristics.

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Younger Colombian AFP affiliates move into more age-appropriate investment vehicles, spurring equity demand

BlackRock's Diego Mora viewed the government's rule change with optimism, noting that AFP demand for internationally diversified products like ETFs will increase.

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Credicorp Capital to strengthen traditional brands and add new alternatives

Building on its own fund lineup and strengthening existing third-party traditional and alternatives relationships are Credicorp Capital's key objectives, says Felipe Sotomayor.

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AdCap preps product rollout in Peruvian market

A fixed-income mutual fund denominated in Peruvian Soles and a closed-end real-estate fund will be hitting the market soon, said AdCap's Martin Palmer.

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Asset managers anxious as banking regulator is absorbed by Financial Market Commission

Given their strong dependence on the banking system, the Chilean asset management industry is on edge over future compliance requirements that the CMF may impose.

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Vision to create two funds in partnership with Altment

Vision's Arturo Alegria expressed his enthusiasm for the new funds, which will be offered across institutional sectors, including family offices.

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Renta4 to expand its offering of foreign funds and launch AGF

Renta4, a subsidiary of the Spanish bank of the same name, has begun to diversify its business model, adding fixed-income and high-net-worth services and a third-party fund platform to its equity-brokerage business.

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