Franklin Templeton to acquire Alcentra from BNY Mellon

Franklin's alternative credit specialist, Benefit Street Partners, will expand its capabilities and presence in Europe, doubling its assets under management to USD 77 billion globally.

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Brazilian funds with cross-border strategies hit with USD 3.8b in 1Q withdrawals

“This move was expected and totally understandable," says Frederico Monteiro, head of offshore fund management at BB DTVM.

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Invex looks to add global experts to Mexican fund offering

Fund-unit CEO Rodolfo Campuzano says Invex welcomes agreements with third-party managers, noting recent deals with Templeton, EDM and Nafinsa.

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Franklin Templeton to acquire Lexington Partners

“This acquisition will position us to capitalize on the highly sought after secondary private equity market," said Jenny Johnson, president and CEO of Franklin Templeton.

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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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Actinver CEO: “The investment sector is in the throes of a massive transformation”

Actinver is combining ease of entry, education and product diversification to prepare for a post-Covid world, says CEO Hector Madero.

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Franklin lists on GBM+ platform, applauding its success in bringing in new fund clients

Hugo Petricioli expects 2021 to be another amazing year for the mutual fund industry in Mexico, and particularly for Franklin Templeton, which has just added GBM as one of its distributors.

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Actinver sees success in retail tied to thematic funds with global partners

Actinver Asset Management's Diego Tarrats says funds focused on clean energy, crypto and other areas are capturing the interest of the retail market.

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Consar will soon be in charge of cross-border-fund approvals, replacing the Amafore

The Amafore’s vice-president, Alvaro Melendez, says he expects the change to occur toward the end of July or beginning of August 2021.

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ESG funds in Mexico present an opportunity for international asset managers

Santander CEO Jesús Mendoza del Río wants to list a global equities version of Mexico's premier ESG fund, a local equity product which launched last summer.

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