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Bloomberg Gathers Leaders in Andean Finance at MILA Conference

September 21, 2011

Press Release

Luis Miguel Castilla, Peru’s Minister of Finance; Maria Jose
Ramirez of Bolsa de Valores de Colombia, and Francis Stenning,
CEO, Bolsa de Valores de Lima Join Line-Up at Bloomberg MILA

NEW YORK — After the Integrated Latin America Market (MILA)
saw its first historic trade take place on May 30, investors
are now concerned that a world economic crisis may impede the
second largest stock market in Latin America. Bloomberg LINK
will convene leaders in finance and economics to discuss what
the integration of the Colombia, Chile and Peru stock markets
means for the region and opportunities to invest in the
exchange at the Bloomberg MILA conference.

The Conference, to be held on Thursday, September 22nd at the
New York Academy of Sciences in New York City, will look at
cross-border regulation issues such as taxation, reporting and
regulation, and lessons that can be learned from previous
stock market integrations. Additionally, panelists will
address concerns that a lack of a regional political union
could hamper MILA’s success.

“The formation of the MILA promises to bring new opportunities
for investors to participate in the Andean Markets, including
investing in smaller companies that may have been overlooked
before the integration,” said Robert Bierman, head of
Bloomberg LINK. “With the world economy in mind, the
Conference will explore the outlook for companies in the
region and for investors, as well as examine whether or not
the combined market will result in more IPOs and increased

Key speakers include:

– Luis Miguel Castilla, Minister of Finance, Peru

– Gerardo Hernández Correa, Chief Securities Regulator,

– Bruno del Ama, Chief Executive Officer, Global X Funds

– Emilio Echavarria, President, Valores Bancolombia

– Daniel Gamba, Head of Latin America and Iberia, BlackRock

– Maria Jose Ramirez, VP, Bolsa de Valores de Colombia

– Lilian Rocca, Chief Securities Regulator, Peru

– Francis Stenning, CEO, Bolsa de Valores de Lima

The conference is being sponsored by CorpBanca Corredores de
Bolsa, Grupo Bursatil Mexicano (GBM), Corredores Asociados
S.A., Canacol Energy, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.
(BTMU), Valores Bancolombia, and Banco de Crédito BCP.

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