Brazilian crypto-friendly bank Banco BTG Pactual plans to apply for a Colombian bank license

Roberto Sallouti, chief executive officer of Brazil's investment bank Banco BTG Pactual, told reporters Friday that the bank will apply for a banking license in Colombia this year. Sallouti added that BTG already has a brokerage company in Colombia and intends to expand its operations in Colombia and Chile, and BTG is currently doing well in Chile.