Event detail

Name: Latin America Investment Conference 2018

From: 01 Mar 2018

To: 02 Mar 2018

Address: Belmond Copacabana Palace
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Organizer: CFA Institute

Key speakers: Alberto Bernal-León, chief strategist, XP Securities Andrew Campbell, managing director and head of Latin America equity research, Credit Suisse Brazil Daniel Cancel, managing editor for Latin America, Bloomberg News Bjorn Forfang, chief executive officer, CFA Institute Daniel Kastholm, managing director, Fitch Ratings’ Latin America Mario Mesquita, chief economist, Itaú Unibanco Mauro Miranda, president, CFA Society Brazil Andrea Murta, director, JOTA Business US Clecius Peixoto, founder, Onyx Equity Management Alexei Remizov, managing director and head of Latin American Debt Capital Markets, HSBC Securities Roberto Rigobon, Professor of Applied Economics, Sloan School of Management Carl Ross, researcher, GMO’s Emerging Country Debt Lisa Schineller, managing director, S&P Global Ratings Matias Spektor, associate professor, Fundação Getulio Vargas Sonia Villalobos, founding partner, Villalobos Consultoria Marianna Waltz, managing director, Moody’s Investors Service Miguel Zielonka, associate director, Econviews

Web page: https://www.cfainstitute.org/learning/events/Pages/03012018_135744.aspx

Pricing: - variable, CFA Institute Members/CFA Program Candidates: US$160

Description: The conference, hosted jointly by CFA Institute and CFA Society Brazil, is a must-attend event for investors in Latin America. Featuring globally acclaimed speakers, the conference will address a range of diverse topics and perspectives to shape investment strategies in Latin American markets.

The 2018 Latin America Investment Conference is a practitioner-oriented educational conference focused on Latin American economies and capital markets, as well as global issues relevant to investors worldwide. In 2018, the conference will be held in Rio de Janeiro and will gather leading global investors and researchers from Brazil and the region to discuss macroeconomic trends, innovations affecting financial services, and investment opportunities in the region. The conference is aimed at analysts, portfolio managers, and other senior investment professionals working in or interested in Latin American markets.

The following topics will be covered:

how politics, government reforms, and policies in Brazil and the region will affect the investing climate
what demographic trends tell us about Latin America investment opportunities and which sectors and companies will benefit
how global and regional asset, risk, and strategy allocation can help achieve investment objectives for a wide range of clients—from high-net-worth individuals to pensions and sovereign wealth funds
where leading equity investors are finding the best values and growth opportunities regionally and globally
which fixed-income securities and currencies are most attractive and which global risk factors, including rising interest rates in the United States, will affect returns going forward
what alternative investment strategies are most effective and what the prospects are for real estate, infrastructure, energy, and agriculture.

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