4 June 2017 | Graph

Massive arrival of giants of international finances

More than ten funds and investment banks they glide to open offices or to extend its operations in the country. It anticipates raises of bonds and action.

Paola Quain

With the open arms: thus the arrival of more waits for the government of president Mauricio Macri than ten great players of the financial world who in these days maintain meetings with local agents of investment to begin to operate or to extend their presence in the country, in the middle of an expectation of improvement of the national qualification that allows the development of new businesses.

While the rain of investments in the real economy follows in delay, nine great funds and two investment banks maintain one occupied agenda to define who will be their local partners, because in the world of the businesses, €œnot only it is necessary to arrive first, but is necessary to know how to arrive€.

In the majority of the cases, the international interest by bonds and Argentine actions, as well as the real estate projects, of conventional and clean energies, are governed by which a year ago they began to buy titles public and action of banks and companies energetics.

Although not yet the new Law of Capital market treated in the Congress, the expectation of which Argentina obtains the qualification of €œemergent€ in the short term marks an agenda accelerated for the executives.

In addition to funds as North American MFS Investment Manager, English Henderson Global Investors, to the Swiss investment bank Julius Baer who glides to acquire 20% of the shareholding package of the local runner TPCG Valores SA, other funds which they come buying Argentine risk and increasing his positions during the last months, are the New Yorker Van ECK Associates Corp. , Stricker Capital View LLC that already has presence in the region, Artisan Limited Partners, that invest in emergent markets, the North American Putnam Investments LLC, and Capital Highland originating Management LP of Texas and the global Capital Mckinley Management LLC.
To this long list of names legend as Soros Fund Management LLC, family is added office of the multimillionaire George Soros.

Disembarkation. €œIn CD&A Financial Services we advised mainly to several foreign bottoms from 2014, of the United States and Canada, so that they identify opportunities of businesses, and that in some cases evaluates to future to open own offices in the country€, it pointed Carlos Donantueno, and it added: €œAll share the interest by Died Cow, is the trigger and main subject of analysis, but also we looked for to take the interest to other sectors€.

Antecedents. The first steps that the investment bank JP Morgan with the installation of its offices in the country had taken to time back were followed by their pair BGT Pactual of Brazil, that disembarked in Buenos Aires and sum six countries of the region and businesses in Europe and the United States. All are in the hope that Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) considers to the country in Emergent degree east month, which would open the game to more businesses and many wait for a strong one raises in stock-market.

The horizon of new businesses, nevertheless, does not lack realism on the part of the analysts of the outside who close by look the evolution of the fiscal deficit and which are the possible scenes in the legislative elections. Also there are strong expectations of which the inflation is reduced for the rest of the year.

With more relevance in some sectors that in others, also is expected the evolution of the Odebrecht case and the political crisis in Brazil, that could generate new turbulences in Buenosairean City.

€˜Social€™ Pegasus
In the country, the great investors live their own changes. The Pegasus bottom, that was founded by the now coordinating one of Economic Cabinet, Mario Quintana, today outside the signature, had a turn in its strategy. €œWe are trying to constitute a US$ bottom 30 million before year end with contributions of some families for the funding of investments of social impact, that are much more that the return search, but to try to make a sustainable contribution in the community€, shelp Fernando Chuit to PROFILE, after its presentation in the conference €œInvestments of impact: opportunities and challenges for Argentina€, organized by the Torcuato Di Tella University. €œIt interests to us to aim at the lower middle-class with housing needs€, clarified Chuit on the plans of the bottom.

Photo: Pablo Temes
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