BM&FBOVESPA opens representative office in London

BM&FBOVESPA opens representative office in London

27/10/09

The Brazilian Securities, Commodities and Futures Exchange – BM&FBOVESPA is setting up a representative office in London. The objective of the office is to promote the Brazilian equities and derivatives markets in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. Besides the new office in the British capital, the Exchange also has representative offices in New York and Shanghai.

In order to commemorate the new office, BM&FBOVESPA will host a luncheon on November 6, at 12 p.m., at the Mansion House, the official residence of the Lord Mayor of the City of London. Among the Brazilian and British dignitaries attending the event will be BM&FBOVESPA’s CEO, Edemir Pinto; the president of Brazil’s Central Bank, Henrique Meirelles; and the president of the Brazilian Development Bank - BNDES, Luciano Coutinho. During the event, Brazilian economist, Eduardo Loyo, will present a lecture on “Investment opportunities in Brazil”. The event will also celebrate the launching of the new BNDES subsidiary in London.