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Bloomberg Convenes Experts on Brazil Investment Opportunities

June 29, 2011

Press Release

Features Key Players on the Emerging Market, Including Deputy
U.S. Trade Representative Miriam E. Sapiro; BlackRock’s Will
Landers; and Former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of
Brazil Paulo Vieira da Cunha

NEW YORK — As Brazil’s growth continues to surge, Bloomberg
LINK will convene leading investors, economists, business
executives and policy makers to debate investment opportunities
in the country at the Bloomberg Brazil Conference.

The Conference, to be held on Thursday, July 14th at The Cooper
Union
in New York City, will focus on the outlook for Brazil in
its new phase of growth, as well as on potential pitfalls of the
public sector that may impact investment. Among other topics,
speakers will address whether or not the Brazilian economy is
overheating, inflation and the future of the real, the country’s
relationship with China, and key private sector companies in
industries such as real estate, energy, and commodities.

“There are many conferences focused solely on promoting Brazil’s
extraordinary growth and the opportunities as a result,” said
Robert Bierman, head of Bloomberg LINK. “Participants at the
Bloomberg Brazil conference will hear an independent, informed
perspective from international investors and thinkers on the
realities of participating in Brazil’s market.”

Key speakers include:

-Augusto de la Torre, Chief Economist, Latin American and the
Caribbean, The World Bank

-Albert Fishlow, Professor Emeritus, School of International and
Public Affairs, Columbia University

-Anthony S. Harrington, President and Chief Executive Officer,
Albright Stonebridge Group LLC; Former U.S. Ambassador to Brazil

-William M. Landers, Managing Director and Portfolio Manager,
BlackRock Latin America Fund

-Marcio Rocha Mello, Chief Executive Officer, HRT Participações
em Petróleo S.A.

-Curtis Mewbourne, Managing Director and Head of Portfolio
Management, PIMCO

-Simon Nocera, Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Lumen
Advisors LLC; Former Economist, International Monetary Fund

-Christopher Sabatini, Senior Director of Policy, Americas
Society/Council of the Americas; Founder and Editor-In-Chief,
Americas Quarterly

-Miriam E. Sapiro, Deputy U.S. Trade Representative

-Rob Speyer, President and Co-CEO, Tishman Speyer

-Paulo Vieira da Cunha, Partner and Head of Emerging Markets
Research, Tandem Global Partners; Former Deputy Governor,
Central Bank of Brazil

Additionally, comedian and former 60 Minutes II weekly humorist
Jimmy Tingle will treat attendees of the Bloomberg Brazil
Conference to an exclusive sneak peek of Jimmy Tingle for
President: The Exploratory Show. He is performing at the Triad
in New York City through August.

The conference is being sponsored by The Bank of Tokyo-
Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. and OppenheimerFunds, Inc.

For more information on the program and speakers, please visit:
http://www.bloomberglink.com/nyc-brazil.

Follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter (@BBGLINK). The
hashtag for this event is #BBbrazil.

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http://www.bloomberg.com/about.

About Bloomberg LINK
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business, Bloomberg LINK produces invitation-only, in-person
gatherings that combine world-class editorial programming with
peer-to-peer networking amongst the who’s who in influential
communities. In this environment, participants engage in open
discussions that lead to learning from each other’s expertise
and experience. For more information, please visit
www.bloomberglink.com.

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