BlackRock Latin America

Trusted to manage more money than any other investment firm, BlackRock is a global leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services in more than 30 countries across the globe.*

Our dedicated teams across Latin America have built trusted relationships with industry leaders, financial institutions, governments and private clients, demonstrating our commitment to the region.


Our history in Latin America

Latin America


Santiago office opens


BlackRock wins first pension fund active mandate in Latin America & Iberia


Mexico City office opens


São Paulo office opens


Miami offshore wealth office opens


First iShares ETF cross-listing platform in Latin America launches


Bogotá office opens


BlackRock's first onshore retail distribution agree-ment in Latin America is signed


Aladdin is implemented in Latin America for the first time


Acquisition of Infraestructura Institucional (I2) forms BlackRock's first active investment team in Latin America

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Our platform



Mutual funds Led by our renowned team of Portfolio Managers, our mutual fund platform provides access to one of the globe’s largest offerings of investments abroad.
Exchange Traded Funds Through iShares, the largest ETF provider in the world, we offer low-cost and transparent access to a diverse range of investments, from broad markets to specific sectors or countries.
Model Portfolios Grow and scale your business by subscribing to our research model portfolios and customize them to your clients’ needs, or entrust us to build the model portfolios for you.
Alternative Investments Our solutions-oriented approach extends to alternatives portfolio construction, through specialized capabilities across real estate, private equity, direct hedge funds, fund of hedge funds, infrastructure and renewable power.
Managed Accounts Our separately managed accounts (SMAs) are the investment vehicle of choice among high net worth individuals seeking sophisticated investment solutions and direct ownership of securities in their accounts.


Financial Markets Advisory Our FMA team seeks to provide impartial and actionable advice to financial institutions and government entities, by combining deep capital markets knowledge with broad project management expertise.
Portfolio Investment Consulting Our dedicated team of BlackRock consultants provide clients with premium access to comprehensive, objective, institutional-caliber portfolio and investment expertise.
Capital Markets iShares Capital Markets can help you achieve a positive trading experience. We advise investors on efficient ways to trade iShares ETFs by interfacing with both the end investor and liquidity providers, uniquely positioning us to provide ETF insight.


Risk management is the founding principal of our firm. The Aladdin® platform combines sophisticated risk analytics with comprehensive portfolio management, trading and operations tools on a single platform to power informed decision-making, effective risk management, efficient trading and operational scale.
Our leadership
Armando Senra
Head of Latin America
Karina Saade
COO of Latin America
Karina Saade is the COO of Latin America. Ms. Saade is also responsible for the region's Product Development and Business Strategy functions. In addition, she ...
Nicolas Gomez
Head of Latin America iShares
Nicolas Gomez is BlackRock’s Head of Latin America iShares. Mr. Gomez joined BlackRock in 2006. Prior to his current role, he headed iShares Sales for the Latin ...
West Lockhart
Head of Wealth for Latin America
West Lockhart is Head of Wealth for Latin America. Prior to joining Latin America Mr. Lockhart was the Head of EMEA Strategic Partnership Program working ...
Joe Hill
Head of Legal and Compliance of Latin America
Head of Legal and Compliance of Latin America
Axel Christensen
Chief Investment Strategist for Latin America

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