Fri, Nov 24, 2017
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Alternative Market Briefing

Strong economy and rule of law convince Brazilians and Chileans to invest in their own countries

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia:

The strong economies and the established institutional strength of the rule of law convince citizens of Brazil and Chile to invest internally in their own countries, said Martin Litwak, founder of Litwak & Partners in the latest Opalesque 2013 Brazil Roundtable .

The Opalesque 2013 Brazil Roundtable was sponsored by Litwak & Partners and Eurex and took place in October 2013 in Sao Paulo>

"In all the other countries in South America the money goes offshore as a first priority; in general to Switzerland, the United States or even Uruguay," Litwak said and added, "Only when growth is present do citizens invest internally in their own country. This is probably why Brazilians invest in their own country in the first place. The other major factor that drives Brazilians to invest in Brazil is the established institutional strength of the rule of law."

According to him, Chile and Uruguay, Brazil has the best legal system in the region.

Thalius Hecksher, global managing director of business development, at Apex Fund Services, Brazil has been historically an inward-looking type of economy.

"Thankfully, we are now starting to see considerable change ......................

To view our full article Click here

Today's Exclusives Today's Other Voices More Exclusives
Previous Opalesque Exclusives                                  
More Other Voices
Previous Other Voices                                               
Access Alternative Market Briefing

 



  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. Tourbillon Capital, a $3.4bn hedge fund that's been sounding the alarm about 'frothy speculation,' is suffering big losses[more]

    From Businessinsider.com: Tourbillon Capital, a $3.4 billion hedge fund firm led by Jason Karp, is suffering. The firm's flagship Global Master fund is down 3.5% for the first 17 days of November, bringing performance for the year to November 17 to a loss of 10.6%, according to a note to investors s

  2. Fund Profile - The Tiger of Silicon Valley: Glen Kacher's sizzling hedge fund[more]

    From Forbes.com: When you live and work in a town where the median home costs $2.7 million and hobnob with the executives of billionaire factories like Facebook and Tesla, it's easy to see why you might think technology stocks are invincible. So far in 2017, the Nasdaq Composite index has gained 25%

  3. Launches - Asset manager launches Europe's first bitcoin mutual fund, Prime Capital Aviation Debt Fund enables aviation debt investments for institutional investors[more]

    Asset manager launches Europe's first bitcoin mutual fund From Coindesk.com: A French asset manager has announced the launch of Europe's first mutual fund centered around bitcoin. Announced today, Tobam's alternative investment fund perhaps represents the latest bid to attract institutio

  4. Legal - Consumers say hedge fund financed illegal tribal lending, New York's highest court permits shareholder of a Cayman-incorporated company to bypass Cayman law and bring derivative action in New York[more]

    Consumers say hedge fund financed illegal tribal lending From Law360.com: Vermont residents on Tuesday hit a hedge fund with a proposed class action in federal court alleging it helped concoct a sham tribal payday lending scheme meant to skirt laws preventing companies from charging cons

  5. Investing - Tech still hedge funds' sweetheart sector: Goldman Sachs, Hedge funds haven't been this leveraged to buy stocks since the bull market began, Top financials hedge fund details short bet against Morningstar, Fund CRC presents an offer for Carige's consumer credit unit, Hedge funds sell shares in Altice USA after difficult quarter[more]

    Tech still hedge funds' sweetheart sector: Goldman Sachs From Reuters.com: Tech stocks remain the largest net sector exposure for equity hedge funds, which are set to deliver their strongest returns since 2013, Goldman Sachs said on Wednesday in a note on the industry's most and l