Santander Asset Management Brazil participates in the 8th ANBIMA Congress of Investment Funds
Sao Paulo 19-20/05/2015
The ANBIMA (Associação Brasileira das Entidades dos Mercados Financeiro e de Capitais) Congress of Investment Funds met on 19 and 20 May in Sao Paulo to discuss industry trends and debate the challenges and opportunities that new regulatory frameworks of the investment funds industry in Brazil will bring to 2015 and beyond.
Renowned national and international speakers, alongside fund managers, brokers and rating agencies to name just a few, attended this eighth edition of the Congress, which is the country’s leading industry event. SAM Brazil was one of the event’s sponsors and featured a stand in the exhibitor’s area where it was able to promote its brand.
Luciane Ribeiro, CEO of Santander Asset Management Brazil, participated during the main session on the funds industry and its role in the development of capital markets, discussing the agenda of ANBIMA and highlighting the structural, regulation and tax initiatives that are increasingly embedded in national economic policy and contribute to the sustainable economic development of the country. According to Luciane, "the investments industry in Brazil is the 7th largest in the world and its role has been to foster the economic development of the country through public and private sector funding. There is still work to be done in Brazil."
Aquiles Mosca, Commercial Director for SAM Brazil, and Hugo Penteado, Economist for SAM Brazil, also attended the event. Aquiles was the moderator of the ‘Human Capital and Value Creation’ session which discussed the language that the market communicates with its investors nowadays. Hugo was one of the speakers of the ’Reflections on the Future’ session and talked about Sustainability x Investments. "There is no financial or business life without environmental preservation, and no environmental preservation without social concern. It is a new way of looking at the world and in order to ensure results, it is crucial to view investments in this new light” commented Hugo.