Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Citi is the Main Sponsor of Colombia InsideOut

With the aim of promoting Colombian capital markets on the world’s most important stock exchanges, the Colombian Securities Exchange (Bolsa de Valores de Colombia, BVC), the Colombian Central Security Depositary Company (Deposito Centralizado de Valores, DECEVAL) and Citi are hosting Colombia InsideOut, an event designed to encourage foreign portfolio investment in Colombia.

This event will be presented by several senior government officials, CEOs from some of the most important Colombian companies, and business and financial leaders. Colombia InsideOut will be held May 21-22 at the Waldorf Astoria in New York and May 24-25 at the London Stock Exchange.

Participants will have the opportunity to explore strategies and opportunities as well as the challenges of capital markets in Colombia. Specific themes will include the expansion of Colombian banks in Latin America, the development of infrastructure aimed at global competitiveness, the oil industry, and opportunities for sustainable growth. Colombia’s Minister of Finance and Public Credit, Juan Carlos Echeverry, and the CEO of the Colombian Securities Exchange, Juan Pablo Cordoba, will deliver the opening remarks. A highlight of the event will be “one-on-one” meetings with participating companies and investors, organized by Citi.

- Advertisement -

“These events provide vital information to investors that would be difficult to obtain via other channels. At each roadshow we hold one-on-one sessions with government officials, country regulators and private sector representatives, a unique opportunity for global investors to gain insights into the country’s financial, capital markets, as well as long term investment opportunities in each possible industry,” commented Jorge Hernan Jaramillo, CEO of Deceval.

“Colombia is one of the most important economies in the region and has a wealth of natural resources and very dynamic growth rates,” BVC’s CEO, Juan Pablo Cordoba, added. “The country continues to sign new trade deals and expand its role on the international stage, including hosting the Summit of the Americas in 2012. It is important for external investors to take advantage of this opportunity and learn more about the country’s significant economic potential.”

Bernardo Norena, President for Citi Colombia, emphasized the current dynamism of the Colombian market, which launched eight IPOs and reached more than one million individual investors in 2011. “This event is an opportunity to approach the big players focused on the world’s leading financial centers, which will certainly bring benefits to every issuer in the country,” he remarked.

Confirmed speakers at the New York and London events include Juan Carlos Echeverry, Minister of Finance and Public Credit; Jose Dario Uribe, Governor of Colombia’s Central Bank; Mauricio Cardenas, Colombian Minister of Mining; Gerardo Hernandez, Colombian Financial Superintendent; Javier Gutierrez, CEO of Ecopetrol; Diego Solano, CFO Grupo Aval; Sergio Restrepo, Vice President for Capital Markets at Bancolombia; Charle Gamba, CEO of Canacol; Jose Alberto Velez, CEO of Grupo Argos; Monica de Greiff, CEO Empresa de Energia de Bogota; and Carlos Enrique Piedrahita, CEO of Nutresa.

- Advertisement -

Also confirmed to participate are David Bojanini, CEO of Grupo Sura; Jose Loaiza, Merchandise & Supply Chain VP for Grupo Exito; Jose Francisco Arata, CEO of Pacific Rubiales; Juan Fernando Vazquez, CFO of Isagen; Gerardo Grajales, CFO of Avianca-Taca; Juan Guillermo Londono, CEO of Celsia; Camilo Barco, CFO of ISA; Jack F. Scott, COO of Petrominerales; Juan Pablo Cordoba, CEO of BVC; and Jorge Hernan Jaramillo, CEO of Deceval.

Other participant sponsors include: Pacific Rubiales, Avianca-Taca and the Financial Times.

- Advertisement -

We strive for accuracy in its reports. But if you see something that doesn’t look right, send us an email. The Q reviews and updates its content regularly to ensure it’s accuracy.

"Rico" is the crazy mind behind the Q media websites, a series of onlinemagazines that includes Rico brings his special kind of savvy to online marketing. His websites are engaging, provocative, informative and sometimes off the wall, where you either like or you leave it. The same goes for him, like him or leave him.There is no middle ground. No compromises, only a passion to present reality as he sees it!

Related Articles

Bogotá, Medellín and Cali: the cities with the most violations of measures against covid-19

QCOLOMBIA - Since the mandatory isolation began in Colombia, 1,400,387 finess...

What happens if a Colombian does not attend the scheduled covid-19 vaccination appointment?

QCOLOMBIA - A few days after starting the National Vaccination Plan,...


What happens if a Colombian does not attend the scheduled covid-19 vaccination appointment?

QCOLOMBIA - A few days after starting the National Vaccination Plan, Colombians still have some doubts regarding their immunization process and there is fear...

We do not move even half the passengers we would have on a normal day: Transmilenio manager

QCOLOMBIA - The public transport system in Colombia has been one of the worst-hit sectors since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, as quarantines...

Colombia Suffered Its Deepest Slump Since 1905 Last Year

(Bloomberg) -- Colombia’s economy suffered its deepest contraction in more than a century last year, leaving it wracked by soaring debt, mass unemployment and...

Colombia receives first batch of vaccines

QCOLOMBIA - Colombia advanced the start of the immunization campaign against the coronavirus to February 17, three days ahead of schedule, after receiving the...

There’s A Good Chance Your Valentine’s Flowers Come From Colombia

QCOLOMBIA - If you send a bouquet of roses for Valentine's Day, chances are they were grown in Colombia. It remains the No. 1...

Colombia begins 2021 with a reactivation of 55% in flights

QCOLOMBIA - The end of the year travel season arrived with important expectations of recovery for the tourism sector. The improvement in the tourist...

Pope thanks Colombia for efforts to protect migrants

Q REDAQTED (Vatican News) - “I always look with gratitude at the efforts of those who work for migrants,” Pope Francis said on Sunday...

Colombia okays US$38 billion dollar reactivation plan

QCOLOMBIA - Colombia’s economic and social policy council (Conpes) has greenlighted a 135 trillion Colombian peso (US$38 billion) economic reactivation plan, which will be...

Colombian Clever Leaves made first shipment of medical cannabis to the U.S.

QCOLOMBIA - Clever Leaves, a Colombian company authorized to handle pharmaceutical grade cannabinoids, announced that its subsidiary, Herbal Brands, managed to establish a strategic...


Get our daily newsletter with the latest posts directly in your mailbox. Click on the subscribe and fill out the form. It's that simple!