Miami, Florida (PRWEB) April 1, 2010
Calvo Funds, LLC is pleased to announce that Dr. Mario I. Blejer has been selected as Chairman of Calvo Fund's newly created Advisory Council.
Dr. Blejer is known globally as a leading prominent economist with strong international perspective. Dr. Blejer is well recognized for his roles as a Director of the Bank of England's Centre for Central Banking Studies and advisor to the Governor of the Bank of England and long tenure working with the International Monetary Fund (IMF). In addition, Mr. Blejer has served as a senior advisor to the World Bank, Europe and Central Asia region and was a senior researcher at the Center for Latin American Monetary Studies. From 2001 to 2002, he was the Deputy Governor and then the Governor of the Central Bank of Argentina. Mr. Blejer has been a professor of Economics at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Boston University, the Central European University, in Budapest, and the New York University Graduate School of Business. Mr. Blejer holds a bachelor's and a master's degree in Economics from the Hebrew University, and a master's degree and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago.
With more than 30 years experience in global finance, Dr. Blejer's expertise will bring valued insight to Calvo's review of specific country and regional risk. This insight will support the rigorous analysis and risk management for Calvo's clients. In addition to the tremendous background of Dr. Blejer, as Chair of Calvo's Advisory Council he will be nominating 5 to 6 prominent figures from the global stage to serve on this Council. Beyond a strong track record, Calvo Funds believes the addition of its new Advisory Council will uniquely differentiate the firm from other managers.
In addition to Dr. Blejer's role as Chairman of the Advisory Council, he will participate in the writing of the Calvo Funds "Global Perspectives" commentary. While the Advisory Council will not provide investment advice, the ability to consult with Calvo Funds on macro-economic and market trends will be invaluable.
Welcoming Dr. Blejer to Calvo Funds Advisory Council, Alexander Calvo, Founder & Chief Investment Officer said, "We are extremely pleased to welcome Mario Blejer to our Advisory Council. His expertise and counsel will help us further position Calvo Funds as a premium manager for our clients."
About Calvo Funds
Calvo Funds, LLC is a SEC registered investment advisor for International and U.S. based individuals and institutional investors with focus on global, macroeconomic and financial market trends. The Calvo Funds are a part of the Hencorp Group which was founded in 1982 with the aim of delivering significant returns through value investments. The Calvo Funds, LLC maintains a commitment to strongly managed disciplines combined with fundamental research, systematic risk assessment and experienced portfolio management to provide steady returns. The Calvo Funds are the culmination of a strong partnership of its founders; Alexander C. Calvo, who is well recognized from his history with Franklin Templeton as one of the top global fund managers in which he managed over USD 10 Billion in assets, and the HENCORP Group who is well recognized for a long history in providing superior financial products and services to a global investor base.
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