GBS Financial News and Opinions

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LA Organic Experience, among the 100 Best Innovations according to Actualidad Económica

LA Organic Experience, among the 100 Best Innovations according to Actualidad Económica

LA Organic Experience, the oleotourism project by GBS Finance Investments in an environment designed by the prestigious architect Philippe Starck in Ronda, was named among the 100 best innovations in the business landscape in the ranking published each year by Actualidad Económica. In this list, in addition to projects related to travel and leisure, other initiatives in industries and scopes such as food, finance, new technologies, CSR, health and sustainability also appear.

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The Pillars of a Good Equity Investment

The Pillars of a Good Equity Investment

Alberto Roldán, director at GBS Finance, ranks and explains the pillars on which a good equity investment must be based upon in an article published by Consenso del Mercado. Thus, he considers it is essential to apply with extent and balance the time period, risk and profitability, something difficult to achieve in the abscence of specialized advising. “Having all the best permanently in the portfolio is very difficult, practically impossible, which is why it’s a task that requires assistance,” he adds.

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Alberto Roldán explains the key characteristics of a good Family Office

Alberto Roldán explains the key characteristics of a good Family Office

Alberto Roldán, director at GBS Finance., explains that exclusivity, a high quality of service and pedagogy are the three key characteristics of a good Family Office in an article published by El Asesor Financiero. In the excerpt, he also notes that “in GBS part of the work we carry out is educating our clients, establishing a bi-directional communication loop”.

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Juan Antonio Samaranch affirms that “Colombia is a very attractive country to invest in at this time”

Juan Antonio Samaranch affirms that “Colombia is a very attractive country to invest in at this time”

Juan Antonio Samaranch, founding partner of GBS Finance, has said that “Colombia is a very attractive country to invest in at this time,” in an interview with the online newspaper Portafolio.com. The interview was held on the occasion of the event organized in Bogotá by GBS Finance and the agency ProColombia, in which investment opportunities in the country were presented to sovereign wealth funds of seven countries.

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GBS Finance presents investment opportunities in Colombia to sovereign wealth funds

GBS Finance presents investment opportunities in Colombia to sovereign wealth funds

GBS Finance organized an event in Bogotá, together with the agency ProColombia (the body responsible for promoting foreign investment in the country), in which investment opportunities in Colombia were presented to government sovereign wealth funds of seven countries that together manage more than 1.8 trillion dollars in funds. The meeting was attended by sovereign funds from Canada, the United States, China, Singapore, Japan, South Korea and Dubai.

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Opinion piece by Alberto Roldán in Funds People

Opinion piece by Alberto Roldán in Funds People

Alberto Roldán, director at GBS Finanzas Investcapital AV (GBS Finance), in an opinion piece published by Funds People, affirms that “the different adjustment processes across interest rates is what alters portfolio structure, forcing us fund managers to make decisions contrary to what would be a more efficient design if it were based off expected average returns “. He justifies this opinion by pointing to the economic uncertainty experienced in 2018, and it seems that such uncertainty will remain in 2019.

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Alberto Roldán recommends investing in actively managed funds in 2019

Alberto Roldán recommends investing in actively managed funds in 2019

The Finance Director of GBS Alberto Roldán believes that the 2019 exercise should be better for actively managed funds than passive ones and predicts that small caps “will start to offer better performance relative to other categories”. The manager of GBS Finance made these statements through excerpts sent to and published by Bolsamania about the expectations of private banking analysts this year.

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Pablo Gómez de Pablos analyzes trends in the M&A market in Capital & Corporate

Pablo Gómez de Pablos analyzes trends in the M&A market in Capital & Corporate

The managing partner of GBS Finance, Pablo Gómez de Pablos, predicted that in 2019 “we will continue to see dual-tracks of some family-run businesses”, although we don´t expect “an IPO boom”, in an interview published in the latest issue of Capital & Corporate. In the same interview, he notes that in 2018 prices have begun to recover and in the most active sectors, mergers and acquisitions have interrelated, from the industrial sector to consumption and everything related to telecommunications and technology.

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Javier Navarro recommends where to invest in 2019

Javier Navarro recommends where to invest in 2019

The director of GBS Finance in Valencia, Javier Navarro, believes that the Ibex 35 could reach 10,100 points in twelve months and predicts that one of the sectors with the highest performance potential is oil, he reveals in an informational Q&A on 2019 stock market investing recommendations published by Valencia Plaza. Besides stock investments, he advises investing at least 20% in real estate, “since it is a way to reduce correlation with stock indices.”

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