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Interview with Walter Mendes: The evolution of governance in Brazil has not been keeping pace with the recent growth of the stock exchange operations

With extensive experience as equity manager in some of the most prominent local and foreign asset management firms – Unibanco, Schroders, Itaú -, twice member of Petrobrás Board of Directors,… read more →

Amec voices concern on super-voting structures in letter sent to CVM, B3 and IMK

The Association of Capital Market Investors – Amec – sent a letter to the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission (CVM) and B3, in which it voices its members’ concerns on… read more →

Amec CEO addresses the evolution of ESG factors with focus on governance

In the webinar of Agência Estado, Mr. Fábio Coelho, CEO of Amec, addressed the growing importance of ESG factors for listed companies in Brazil, highlighting the special relevance of governance.… read more →

Season of IPOs pauses to regain momentum

The cancellation or postponement of dozens of IPOs in the past weeks has raised questions in the market. Would the window of opportunities to go public in the Brazilian stock… read more →

Interview with Flavia Mouta: Resumption of offers and attractiveness of the Brazilian capital market

B3’s initiatives to navigate the current moment of the Brazilian capital market The IPOs undertaken by Brazilian companies abroad is a topic on the radar of B3 and the domestic… read more →

Amec holds engagement meeting with Klabin

The Association of Capital Market Investors – Amec – held an engagement meeting with Klabin, attended by the company’s CFO, Mr. Marcos Ivo, and the Legal & Integrity Officer, Mr.… read more →

Stewardship reports show that engagement practices have been advancing in Brazil

The asset managers and pension funds that are signatory to the Amec Stewardship Code have showed a significant progress in their engagement with investees, according to the 2019 reports published… read more →

Interest rates to remain low by 2022

According to Itaú’s and Santander’s economists interviewed by Overview Amec, the Selic rate is likely to be around 2% to 2.25% p.a. and remain at this level for a long… read more →

Interview with Eduardo Guardia: Fiscal challenges and opportunities for asset managers

The Brazilian economy is heading towards global levels of lower interest rates, opening up opportunities for the asset management industry. In an exclusive interview to Viewpoint Amec, Mr. Eduardo Guardia,… read more →

IPOs and Follow-ons regain optimism in Brazil

During the peak of the crisis caused by the Covid-19 pandemic in March and April, pessimism prevailed in financial markets. Most estimates suggested a scenario full of uncertainties in a… read more →

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