19 BDRs of ETFs from Global X arrive at the B3

The ETF BDRs will initially be intended for qualified investors (with more than BRL 1 million invested), but should soon be available for general investors as well.

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Investment abroad slowed in 3Q 2021, but managers are still high on Brazil

"Throughout 2021, we have observed a significant increase in the demand for investment funds abroad," says Renata Cypreste, commercial head of BB DTVM

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ETF BDRs gain early traction in race for Brazilian pension allocations

Paula Salamonde, director at BlackRock in Brazil, told Fund Pro Latin America that local pension funds are latching on to the firm's offering of ETF BDRs to build out their internationalization strategies.

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BlackRock hires Paula Salamonde to lead Brazilian ETF biz

Paula Salamonde, who worked at MSCI for 21 years until her departure in 2019, joined BlackRock’s São Paulo office in April.

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State and municipal pensions barred from investing in local funds with international exposure

Local fund managers had been distributing their internationally-focused products to these Brazilian institutional investors through September 2014. However, a technical note (07/2014) issued by the MPS clarified that the RPPSs are not permitted to invest in international markets, even if the vehicle is local.

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