Global asset manager MFS Investment Management has announced the addition of Ignacio Fuenzalida as Director of Sales for Chile. Fuenzalida, who will be based in Santiago, will support MFS' retail clients in Chile. Fuenzalida will work with Chilean private banks, local brokerage firms, funds of funds, family offices, multifamily offices, and insurance companies.
"We are thrilled to welcome Ignacio to MFS," said Jose Noguerol, managing director of South America with MFS. "He brings a wealth of knowledge of the professional buyer marketplace and he will help us build on our success in the region."
Fuenzalida joins MFS from JP Morgan Asset management, where he helped oversee the firm's distribution of mutual funds and served as a client advisor in Latin America. Prior to that, he was a portfolio manager and head of foreign equities and balanced portfolios for Cruz Del Sur AGF S.A. Fuenzalida began his investment career in in 2007 as a foreign equity analyst and trader with AFP Provida. He holds an MSc in Finance and a B.A. in Business Administration from the Universidad de Chile.
MFS has managed money for Latin American clients since 1989. MFS manages more than US$420 billion as of 28 February for clients worldwide.
MFS is an active, global asset manager with investment offices in Boston, Hong Kong, London, Mexico City, São Paulo, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo and Toronto.