Abu Dhabi Investment Authority and Abu Dhabi Investment Council Chief Investment Officers Confirmed to Participate in 2nd Latin America Mid-East Investors Forum

Early bird discounted registration available thru Friday, January 29

Jan 21, 2010, 12:16 ET from LatinFinance

MIAMI, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Chief Investment Officers from the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) and the Abu Dhabi Investment Council (ADIC) have just confirmed to join fellow Mid-East investors at the 2nd Latin America Mid-East Investors Forum (LA-MEIF), co-hosted by LatinFinance and the Gulf Latin America Leaders Council (GLLC), on April 26-27 at the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

On the LatAm side, Marcelo Torres, CFO of OGX (one of the largest LatAm companies by market cap), Hugo Sarmiento, CFO of Corporacion Andina de Fomento (CAF), and Alonso Garcia Tames, CEO of the National Bank of Public Works and Services of Mexico (Banobras) confirmed this week as well.

This unique conference will bring a delegation of Latin American companies and funds seeking investment from and partnership with Gulf-based direct and indirect investors who are currently investing or looking to invest in Latin America.

This interregional initiative is the only of its kind, and is very timely considering recent investments from the Gulf into Latin American companies and funds. Delegates have 2 full days to meet and present to Gulf-based investors, and will be enrolled in the LatinFinance 1-1 Meeting Planner upon registering. five weeks prior to the event, the 1-1 Meeting Planner will open for all event attendees to arrange meetings with each other.

The 1-1 meetings will be complemented by a series of panel discussions and networking opportunities so that both groups -- Latin American/international delegates as well as Gulf-based investors -- can learn about each other and what it takes to get a successful deal done.

Latin American/international delegates to the 2009 LA-MEIF included representatives from AEI Energy, America Movil, America Petrogas, Baker & McKenzie, Banco do Brasil, BCP Securities, Bladex, Brazil Capital, Casas GEO, CAF, Chadbourne & Park, Delta, Embassy of Argentina, IDB, IGS, IIG, Itau, Odebrecht, OGX, Santander, Southern Cross, Thompson & Knight, Unibanco, Verax, Vision Brazil and others.

Gulf-based investors to the 2009 LA-MEIF included representatives from Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, Abu Dhabi Investment Company (now InvestAD), Abu Dhabi Investment Council, Abu Dhabi Ports Company, Al-Baraka Islamic Bank, AlBilad Investment, Amwal Al Khaleej, Arcapita Bank, Arqaam Capital, Bahrain Islamic Bank, Dar Al Sharia, Dubai Group, Emirates Investment & Development, Farazad Investments, Global Investment House, Ismail Khaja & Sons Group of Companies, Istithmar, Majid Al Futtaim Asset Management, Majlis Capital, Mashreqbank, Mubadala, Parsoli Corporation ltd, RAK Properties, Rasmala Investments, Roya Capital, Safar Capital, SHUAA Securities and others.

Early bird registration runs through Friday, January 29, giving delegates at least 25% off. To learn more and to register, visit the event website at www.latinfinance.com/lameif

For sponsorship information, contact James Norton at +1.305.357.4227, email jnorton@latinfinance.com.

For registration information, contact Alex Rubin at +1.305.357.4216, email arubin@latinfinance.com.

SOURCE LatinFinance