Why Pacifico Research

We are convinced that a combination of scientific perspective and expert knowledge is the best way to help generate returns and understand risks . Due to the evolution and deepening of Latin American markets, data-based strategies are becoming progressively more necessary. We are independent. Our incentives are perfectly aligned with those of our clients. Our track record speaks for itself.

We combine a scientific perspective with expert knowledge

Products

Our clients include asset managers, insurance companies, pension funds, hedge funds and family operated businesses

Research

Conjuncture analysis of the main macroeconomic data releases and events. We forecast CPI and the main fixed income assets of the Pacific Alliance.

API Pacífico

Through an API, we provide a solution for asset pricing and forecasting for the Pacific Alliance markets.

Consulting

We support investment committees with customized analysis and presentations. Using frontier, forward thinking knowledge, we develop quantitative models to fit our client’s needs.

Track Record

Transparency is our trademark. At Pacífico Research, we track all of our projections and the opportunities we identify and make them available to our clients. A track record gives us discipline and encourages us to look out of consensus.

Data-based procedures and modelling deepen the market

History

2014
Igal Magendzo and Enrico Vicentini founded Pacífico Research. They offer fixed income pricing and inflation forecasting
2016
Pacifico Research begins to cover Colombia
2018
Christian Knudsen joins as local partner in Bogotá. Enrico Vicentini settles in London
2015
The team grows to five highly qualified professionals and begins macroeconomic coverage of Chile
2017
Pacífico Research along with SCL Partners wins a mandate to build models for a federal pension fund in the United States
2020
Pacífico Research and BFI sign a joint venture for the development of new services in the Pacific Alliance markets
2014
Igal Magendzo and Enrico Vicentini founded Pacífico Research. They offer fixed income pricing and inflation forecasting
2015
The team grows to five highly qualified professionals and begins macroeconomic coverage of Chile
2016
Pacifico Research begins to cover Colombia
2017
Pacífico Research along with SCL Partners wins a mandate to build models for a federal pension fund in the United States
2018
Christian Knudsen joins as local partner in Bogotá. Enrico Vicentini settles in London
2020
Pacífico Research and BFI sign a joint venture for the development of new services in the Pacific Alliance markets

TEAM

Igal Magendzo
Founding Partner
Chief Economist
PhD in Economics
UCLA
Igal Magendzo

Founding Partner
Chief Economist

PhD in Economics
UCLA
Enrico Vicentini
Founding Partner
CEO
Master of Finance University of Cambridge
Enrico Vicentini

Founding Partner
CEO

Master of Finance University of Cambridge
Jacques Burrus
Quant
Partner
Master of Financial Engineering UC Berkeley
Jacques Burrus

Quant
Partner

Master of Financial Engineering UC Berkeley
María Teresa Álvarez
General Administration
Manager
Administration
Manager
María Teresa Álvarez

General Administration
Manager

Administration
Manager
Francisco Sepulveda
CPI
Analyst
Master in Economic Analysis University of Chile
Francisco Sepulveda

CPI
Analyst

Master in Economic Analysis University of Chile
Sebastian Diaz
Macroeconomic
Analyst
Master in Economics Universidad de los Andes de Colombia
Sebastian Diaz

Macroeconomic
Analyst

Master in Economics Universidad de los Andes de Colombia
Cristóbal Cortínez
Quantitative
Analyst
Mathematical
Engineer École Polytechnique
Cristóbal Cortínez

Quantitative
Analyst

Mathematical
Engineer École Polytechnique
Christian Knudsen
Local Partner
Financial Markets
MBA
Tulane University

Christian Knudsen

Local Partner
Financial Markets

MBA
Tulane University

Omar Larre
External Advisor
Financial Markets
Master in Operation Research University of Chile
Omar Larre

External Advisor
Financial Markets

Master in Operation Research University of Chile
Robert Funk
External Advisor
Political Environment
PhD in Political
Science LSE

Robert Funk

External Advisor
Political Environment

PhD in Political
Science LSE

Francisca Garrido
External Advisor in
Communications and Marketing
Journalist
Catholic University of Chile
Francisca Garrido

External Advisor in
Communications and Marketing

Journalist
Catholic University of Chile
Victor Calderón
Quantitative
Analyst Senior
Mathematical
Engineer University Santiago of Chile
Victor Calderón

Quantitative
Analyst Senior

Mathematical
Engineer University Santiago of Chile

Work with us

We are constantly searching for talent to join our team. If you like economics and finance and have training in quantitative methods, send us your CV to contacto@pacificoresearch.com.