Five days in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro with some of Brazil's leading
TORONTO, Nov. 22, 2011 /CNW/ - Excel Funds Management Inc., Canada's authority on emerging markets, is
excited to host its first due diligence trip to Brazil this week. The
Company will guide a team of nearly 20 investment professionals from
across Canada through a series of business and cultural events in Sao
Paulo and Rio de Janeiro from November 21-25th.
"Brazil is a flourishing country with a thriving market that is poised
to become a global leader in the medium to long term," said Bhim D.
Asdhir, President and CEO of Excel Funds Management Inc. "It is quickly
becoming the new land of opportunity and we are thrilled to enable the
Canadian investment community to witness Brazil's incredible
The Company's due diligence trip is designed to build on the Canadian
industry's knowledge and understanding of the Brazilian market and its
great growth prospects, while showcasing its compelling valuations. The
group will meet with a range of corporate and government officials on-
and offsite throughout the week, including: Banco Brascan, Banco
Citibank S.A, Brookfield Brasil, Embraer, Hypermarcas, Itau Unibanco,
Petrobras, Vale as well as Canada's Consul General and Rio de Janeiro's
Chief Advisor for Foreign Trade and Investments.
Over the next five years, Brazil is positioned to transition into a key
global player and Excel Funds is committed to bringing Canadian
investors the opportunity to benefit from this growth. In addition to a
rising middle class and increasing domestic consumption, Brazil has
huge scale infrastructure projects underway to support its growing
industries and its needs in hosting the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympic
Games. From a structural standpoint, the region also looks quite
attractive and the Company's due diligence trip is intended to
highlight the Brazilian market's potential.
About Excel Funds
Excel Funds Management Inc. is Canada's first and only emerging markets
focused mutual fund provider. For over 12 years, we have been
partnering exclusively with best in class, on-the-ground portfolio
managers that bring Canadian investors firsthand insight and expertise
in these flourishing economies. Through our funds, investors gain early
exposure to companies positioned to become future leaders in some of
the world's fastest growing markets. Excel Funds maintains a highly
ranked fund family that is focused on emerging market growth
SOURCE Excel Funds Management Inc.
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