New York — On April 26, the Bloomberg Latin America Investing Conference will give global investors insight into opportunities throughout Latin America and take an in-depth look at strategies for foreign investors in Brazil, Mexico and the Andean countries. The program will also address risks for investors in light of Argentina’s recent seizure of natural-gas producer YPF Gas SA.

To be held in New York City at New World Stages, topics at the conference will include debt strategies, including how the European debt crisis is impacting Latin America, the outlook for growth and inflation throughout the region, the future of energy and China’s influence in this sector, opportunities in private equity and M&A, how to assess the evolving political environment, currency strategies, and how investors are allocating their portfolios to Latin America.

Key speakers include:

-Nicolas Aguzin, CEO, Latin America, JPMorgan

-Ernesto Araújo, Embassy of Brazil

-Federico Carballo, Copernico Capital Partners, LLC

-David Gruppo, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ

-Anthony S. Harrington, President and CEO, Albright Stonebridge Group LLC; Former U.S. Ambassador Brazil

-Ricardo Lacerda, Founding Partner and CEO, BR Partners

-William M. Landers, Blackrock Latin America Fund

-Marcela Meirelles, Latin America Sovereign Research, TCW

-Scott Piper, Head of Investments, LatAm, Equities, Itaú Asset Management

-Alberto M. Ramos, Goldman, Sachs & Co.

-William R. Rhodes, Former Senior Vice Chairman, Citigroup, Inc.; Author, Banker to the World: Leadership Lessons from the Front Lines of Global Finance

-Susan Segal, Americas Society Council of the Americas

-Alvaro Uribe Velez, Former President of Colombia

-Cate Ambrose, President and Executive Director, Latin American Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (LAVCA)

-Fernando Fabre, President, Endeavor Global

This event is sponsored by Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Itaú and Grant Thornton LLP.

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