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Brazil Experts Discuss Economic and Investment Opportunities at NYSSA Conference

Tuesday, May 01, 2012

Brazil Experts Discuss Economic and Investment Opportunities at NYSSA Conference16:07 EDT Tuesday, May 01, 2012 NEW YORK (Business Wire) -- Senior executives from Brazilian public companies in the energy, water, and mining industries will discuss their companies' economic position at NYSSA's Investing in Brazil Conference on May 17, 2012. Brazil has been one of the fastest growing emerging markets in recent years. Many still see growth opportunities in Brazil's mining, energy, and agriculture sectors. Infrastructure presents another opportunity. With the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympics being held in the country, many companies in the communications and tourism industries stand to reap the rewards. The conference will begin with an overview of economic and investment opportunities in Brazil by regional expert Audrey H. Kaplan, senior vice president at Federated Investors, Inc., followed by presentations from some of the country's leading publicly traded companies. Attendees will learn firsthand about investment opportunities in Brazil and have the unique chance to personally meet senior executives from some of the country's biggest and fastest growing companies. Senior-level executives from the following companies will present to investors: Companhia Energética de Minas Gerais (Cemig) (NYSE: CIG, CIG.C)MBAC Fertilizer Corp (TSE: MBC)Petrobras (NYSE: PBR/PBR.A)SABESP (NYSE: SBS) The Investing in Brazil Conference will be held May 17, 2012 from 8:30 a.m.–12:40 p.m. The conference location is 1540 Broadway, Suite 1010, New York, NY 10036. Please visit www.nyssa.org/brazil for a detailed event description and registration information. Follow this NYSSA event on Twitter (@NYSSA_Feed and hashtag #NYSSABrazil). There is no charge for press with credentials. About NYSSA The New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA) is a leading forum for the investment community. NYSSA's mission is to promote best practices and the highest professional and ethical standards in the industry. With 10,000 members, NYSSA is the largest of the 135 societies worldwide that make up CFA Institute, which has over 105,000 members. For more information about NYSSA, please visit http://www.nyssa.org. Follow NYSSA on Facebook, Twitter and Finance Professionals' Post. NYSSAShauntay Jones, 212-541-4530press@nyssa.org