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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Habitat swarms Colombia with acquisition of Colfondos

The Chilean pension giant, which also has a small operation in Peru, is buying the USD 11.5 billion Colombian AFP from Scotiabank and Mercantil Colpatria.

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Insigneo adds ex-Citi operations expert to spearhead digitalization push

Mariela Arana joined the company as it embarks on a growth strategy with a laser-focused plan on digitalizing operations to provide an enhanced client experience.

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Colombian AFPs dive back into equities in June

The AFPs finished June with USD 17.2 billion invested in cross-border funds and ETFs, almost all of which was in equity-oriented products.

Newly-formed Chilean AGF Singular nabs 20% investment from Oaktree Capital

"We are very glad to take this next step in extending our relationship and deepening our commitment to Latin America,” said Howard Marks, co-chairman of Oaktree.

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Schroders promotes Binello to head of Latin America

The executive had been serving as head of offshore sales in Miami. Meanwhile, Schroders also promoted Pablo Albina to a top regional investment role.

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CCR Monthly Approval Report – July 2019

A total of 28 products were added in the month from nine different asset managers: Amundi, Barings, BlueBay, Cathay, Fidelity, Janus Henderson, Principal, IK Investment Partners, Singuler Guff.

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AFPs plunge back into emerging-markets debt, Asian equity

The AFPs finished the month with USD 84.3 billion invested in cross-border funds and ETFs, 70% of which was in equities.

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Global managers gain access to Latam markets via new Santander FOF launches

The Spanish firm is launching UCITS FoFs with Amundi, Morgan Stanley, Robeco, JPMorgan and PIMCO. The products will be distributed in Latin America either directly or via locally domiciled feeders.

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Colombian AFPs post broad retreat from global equities

Colombian AFPs pulled away from cross-border funds and ETFs in May, yanking USD 1.2 billion mostly from equity funds as global markets reeled amid trade tensions.

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