Bolsonaro selection boosted local fund AUMs in October

Brazilian funds ended October with net inflows of BRL 6.4 billion, bringing the year-to-date amount to BRL 76.6 billion, albeit still below the BRL 251.3 billion raised in the same period of 2017.

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BTG Pactual nails down high-profile distribution deals

The firm’s third party distribution team, headed by Ignacio Pedrosa, recently annouced trio of deals, with T. Rowe Price, Mobius Capital and Solar Capital Partners.

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Brazilian fund industry shows resilience despite investor uncertainty

In September, the fund industry posted net inflows of BRL 7.2 billion (USD 2 billion), accumulating inflows of BRL 24.9 billion and BRL 71.1 billion in the quarter and year to date, respectively.

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Brazilian government fixed-income ETF to be launched by Itaú

“We believe that this product has a competitive price and can be accessed by individual and institutional investors,” said Itau's Marcelo Fatio. An IPO of at least BRL 300 million is expected in mid-2019.

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Brazilians shrug off market volatility, boost fund investments

Despite market turbulence, the Brazilian investment fund industry ended the month with net inflows of BRL 12.7 billion (USD 3.1 billion), with year-to-date inflows coming in at BRL 61 billion.

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Mirae launches Brazil’s first fixed-income ETF

According to Mirae’s director of investments in Brazil, Andre Pimentel, the idea is to offer a product with more liquidity, given the difficulty of operate fixed income ETF in secondary market.

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After June losses, investment fund industry shows small recovery in July

The Brazilian investment fund industry ended July with just BRL 2 billion (USD 500 million) in net inflows, yet it came as a relief for the market, which suffered a net outflow of BRL 23.6 billion in June.

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BTG Pactual to exclusively distribute Robeco funds in Brazil

BTG's Marcos Pimentel noted that the firm already distributes with Reliance Asset Management; Evli Fund Management and Capital Dynamics in Latin America, but feels Robeco funds are best suited for the still-unsophisticated Brazilian market.

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Brazilian funds suffered outflows in June, but YTD balance remains positive

In June, Brazilian mutual funds suffered BRL 25.9 billion (USD 7 billion) in capital outflows, their worst monthly result since October 2008.

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Poor showing in May puts small dent in Brazilian fund industry’s YTD growth for 2018

Despite negative flows of BRL 4 billion in May, there was positive flows for riskier asset classes, including equities, hybrid funds and riskier classes of fixed-income funds.

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