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  • Macroeconomic Analysis

    Financials Dragged FLFAX Year-to-Date through November in 2015

    FLFAX fell 2.8% in November 2015 from a month prior. In the three- and six-month periods ended November 30, the fund fell 4.8% and 20.4%, respectively.

    By David Ashworth
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    The EP Latin America Fund A (EPLAX): Historical Portfolio Overview

    The EP Latin America Fund Class A invests in companies that derive “at least 50% of its revenues or profits from business activities in Latin America.”

    By David Ashworth
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    The EP Latin America Fund Class A (EPLAX): Must-Knows

    Euro Pacific Asset Management offers the EP Latin America Fund A (EPLAX), which aims for capital appreciation by investing “at least 80% of its net assets.”

    By David Ashworth
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Consumer Staples ETFs Fell Marginally

    The Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR ETF fell by 0.4% on November 4, while the Vanguard consumer Staples ETF saw a 0.53% fall in its price.

    By Mark Jonker
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    Cantillon gained a position in AmBev via a stock swap merger deal

    Cantillon’s 3.9% position in Ambev SA (ABEV) replaced the hedge fund’s 4.46% position in Companhia Bebidas (ABV) due to a stock swap merger deal in November.

    By Samantha Nielson
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Brazilian Stocks Continue to Decline Despite a Pleasant Surprise

    Brazilian stocks continue to decline. A good chunk of this decline is due to the corruption scandal surrounding Brazilian oil giant Petróleo Brasileiro.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Consumer

    Why Cantillon opened a new position in MSC Industrial Direct

    MSC Industrial Direct (MSM) is a 1% position in Cantillon’s long portfolio. MSC Industrial Direct is a distributor of metalworking and maintenance as well as repair and operations (or MRO) supplies.

    By Samantha Nielson
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    Financials

    Must-know: 3 challenges facing present-day Brazil

    Brazil’s industrial sector has been sheltered from foreign competition. This made Brazil’s industrial base one of the least competitive in the world.

    By Surbhi Jain
  • Financials

    Why Brazil seeks diversification

    Given the declining competitiveness of its commodity exports, Brazil’s economy is attempting to diversify away from its economic model.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Financials

    Why Brazil is caught in an inflation trap

    Brazil has limited resources at its disposal. An increase in demand for the resources immediately puts upward pressure on the associated costs.

    By Surbhi Jain
  • Financials

    Why is Brazil an attractive investment destination?

    With a population of 202.72 million, Brazil is the biggest economy in Latin America and the seventh biggest in the world by nominal gross domestic product.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Consumer

    Cantillon Capital Management’s 1Q 2014 investment strategy

    The New York–based Cantillon Capital Management filed its 13F for the first quarter of 2014. The size of the U.S. long portfolio slightly increased in the quarter, from $4.22 billion to $4.32 billion.

    By Samantha Nielson
  • Financials

    Why you should be cautious when investing in Brazil

    Brazil’s gross domestic product (or GDP) was growing at about 6% before the recession hit the economy in 2009, when GDP dipped below zero.

    By Surbhi Jain
  • Consumer

    A guide to Cantillon Capital Management’s investment strategy

    The New York–based Cantillon Capital Management is a hedge fund manager founded in 2003 by William von Mueffling.

    By Samantha Nielson
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Will Rising FDI in Brazil Help 2017 Market Performance?

    FDI (foreign direct investments) in Brazil picked up in the second half of 2016 in spite of a slow economy, impeachment of the president, political crises, and corruption scandals.

    By Mary Sadler
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Is Brazil Showing Improvement in Its Economic Growth?

    Brazil’s economy is currently emerging from a severe and prolonged recession. Some reasons for the slump in the country’s economy were political uncertainty and lower consumer and business confidence.

    By Mary Sadler
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    T. Rowe Price’s Stock Picking Skills for Latin America in Focus

    So far in 2016 as of August’s end, the T. Rowe Price Latin America Fund (PRLAX) stands third among the seven funds under review in this series.

    By David Ashworth
  • Company & Industry Overviews

    A Good 2016 So Far for the MFS International Growth Fund

    Except for the six-month period until August 19, the MFS International Growth Fund – Class A (MGRAX) has been among the top three funds in its peer group of 12 funds.

    By David Ashworth
  • Company & Industry Overviews

    Stock Picks that Helped the MFS International Growth Fund in YTD 2016

    Except for the one- and three-month periods ended June 17, the MFS International Growth Fund – Class A (MGRAX) has been the best performer in its peer group of 12 funds.

    By David Ashworth
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Is Caution Regarding Brazil a Better Bet for Now?

    In an interview with The Telegraph in 2015, Will Landers warned investors that 2015 was going to be a very tough year for Brazil.

    By David Ashworth
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Inflation in Brazil Has Slowed, but the Battle Is Far from Over

    Brazil finds itself in a phenomenon known as stagflation, characterized by slowing economic growth, rising inflation, and high unemployment.

    By David Ashworth
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    High Exposure to Financials Worked for PRLAX

    The T. Rowe Price Latin America Fund (PRLAX) surged 27.3% in the first four months of 2016. In the past year, it fell 8.1%.

    By David Ashworth
  • Company & Industry Overviews

    The UltraLatin America ProFund: Defeated by Its Leverage Strategy

    The UltraLatin America ProFund – Class A (UBPIX) fell 13.7% in December 2015 from a month prior.

    By David Ashworth
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Brazilian Manufacturing Remained in Contraction in December 2015

    Brazil accounts for ~2.1% of the world’s GDP, and its manufacturing activity accounts for ~11% of Brazil’s GDP. Brazil’s manufacturing PMI increased by 1.8 points to 45.6 in December.

    By Lara Sheldon
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    No Sign of Recovery in Brazilian Manufacturing in November

    Brazil’s manufacturing PMI declined by 0.3 points to 43.8 in November, compared to 44.1 in October.

    By Lara Sheldon
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Emerging Market Retail ETFs Are Trending Downward

    Emerging market ETFs have been declining over deflationary pressures in the markets. The high downside volatility seen in stocks of emerging markets have made investors think twice before investing.

    By Mark Jonker
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Financials Hurt the JPMorgan Latin America Fund Class A (JLTAX) in August 2015

    The JPMorgan Latin America A (JLTAX) tanked 10.5% in August 2015 from a month ago—the third-worst performance among the eight funds in this review.

    By David Ashworth
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Brazil’s Downgrade: What It Means for Investors

    On September 9, Standard & Poor’s downgraded Brazil’s sovereign credit rating to “junk” status. Brazilian stocks fell at the close of trade on September 9.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Brazilian Real Nears All-Time Lows in 2015

    The Brazilian real has been trading on a weaker note against the US dollar in the last year after depreciating by more than 40% against the US dollar.

    By David Meyer
  • Consumer

    William von Mueffling’s Cantillon Capital raises its AmBev stake

    Cantillon’s 3.9% position in AmBev SA (ABEV) in 4Q 2013 increased to 5.06% in 1Q 2014. Companhia de Bebidas das Americas (AmBev) is a Brazil-based company and a unit of Anheuser-Busch InBev NV.

    By Samantha Nielson
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