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Aligning Investment Strategies Toward Mexico - Interview: Oscar Franco, Executive President, Amafore - Latin Investors Summit


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An interview with: Oscar Franco the Executive President at Amafore, and a speaker at the marcus evans Latin Investors Summit 2013, discusses why international and local investors should look to invest in Mexican assets.

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Aligning Investment Strategies Toward Mexico - Interview: Oscar Franco, Executive President, Amafore - Latin Investors Summit

  1. 1. Aligning Investment Strategies Toward Mexico are coming into government long-term A wider range of assets will help to bonds, but investors should be cautious retain value over the years. Risk of mid-term inflation. management for pension funds and retirement savings have always been The Mexican oil sector may become a conservative and prudent. Volatility has leader in the region as the resource is affected these investments in recent running low elsewhere. The progress of years, so strong criteria should be put in structural reforms that concentrate on place to calculate, monitor and handle labor, energy and tax regulations, will risk. probably enable foreign investments to branch out into this sector. If these reforms pass in Congress, theInterview with: Oscar Franco, government will have more space toExecutive President, Amafore foster growth in Mexico, making it an even more attractive location for investments and higher returns.Investing in Mexico is the way forwardfor international and local investors dueto both the country’s recent favorable How can the structure of pension funds be altered to accommodate Mexico’smacroeconomic behavior and positiveoutlook, says Oscar Franco, Executive populations’ dynamics? excellentPresident, Amafore. In most countries in Latin America,Investors should keep an eye on pension fund managers can accommodate these dynamics by macroeconomicstructural reform outcomes and mid-term inflation when preparing their adopting a multi-fund strategy. behaviorinvestment strategy, he adds. Different funds can be set up for fourA speaker at the upcoming marcus different age groups. sets itevans Latin Investors Summit 2013,in Panama City, Panama, February The younger the customer age group, the more diversified the investments apart25-26, Franco highlights how pension and a larger allocation to equities.funds can be adjusted to accommodatefor population dynamics. The older the customer age group, the less diversified the investment fund,What strategies can Latin investors reducing the risk for people who areput forward to increase returns? approaching retirement age.Mexico is one of the Latin American What advice can you give for thecountries that is showing a lot of sustainment of national retirementpotential. Its excellent macroeconomic savings?behavior sets it apart as a market whereinternational and local investors can Retirement savings must be diversifiedseek opportunities. This trend is already between asset classes, such as equities,becoming apparent, as foreign holdings currencies, commodities and securities.
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