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.

This content is reserved for our licensees.

Log In Register

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.

This content is reserved for our licensees.

Log In Register

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.

This content is reserved for our licensees.

Log In Register

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.

This content is reserved for our licensees.

Log In Register

CCR Monthly Approval Report – October 2018

MFS, Amundi, Invesco , Schroders, Franklin Templeton, Deutsche, and Nomura were among the fund sponsors gaining approval for new products in October 2018.

This content is reserved for our licensees.

Log In Register

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).

This content is reserved for our licensees.

Log In Register

Chilean AFPs retreated in September; add modestly only to Europe

In a difficult month, Investec held on to the top spot for brands after having displaced iShares for the Number 1 spot in June. It attracted an additional USD 89 million in September for USD 6.6 billion in overall AUM.

This content is reserved for our licensees.

Log In Register

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.

This content is reserved for our licensees.

Log In Register

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.

This content is reserved for our licensees.

Log In Register

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.

This content is reserved for our licensees.

Log In Register