The Global Value pension plan, advised by GBS Finance Investcapital AV, achieves Morningstar 5-star rating

The Global Value pension plan, advised by GBS Finance Investcapital AV, achieves Morningstar 5-star rating

Global Value PP, a pension plan advised by the Wealth Management team of GBS Finance Investcapital A.V. and managed by Renta 4 Pensiones, has just achieved Morningstar’s 5-star rating. With data at the end of 2018´s third quarter, Global Value PP ranks first in the Inverco ranking of 1 and 3 year Mixed Variable Return Pension Plans, attaining an annualized one-year return of 11.6%.

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Juan Antonio Samaranch predicts continuance of large operations of Chinese groups in Spain.

Juan Antonio Samaranch predicts continuance of large operations of Chinese groups in Spain.

The founding partner of GBS Finance, Juan Antonio Samaranch, predicts that “we will continue to see large operations of Chinese groups in Spain” in an interview with the newspaper Expansión. He also says that investors from the Asian country are interested in businesses such as renewables, technology, food and public services to improve the quality of life in cities, while looking for a shuttle to Latin America.

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Daniel Galván blames lower prices for Mango’s loss of profitability

Daniel Galván blames lower prices for Mango’s loss of profitability

GBS Finance Director, Daniel Galván, blames Mango’s loss of profitability on the decision to lower prices in recent years. Galván explains in an article published by El País that, “once you lower prices; you cannot raise them again because you have accustomed the client to a new normal.” At the same time, this does not rule out the possibility that the company will end up being sold.

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Alberto Roldán analyzes the differences between pension plans and investment funds in Actualidad Económica

Alberto Roldán analyzes the differences between pension plans and investment funds in Actualidad Económica

GBS Finance Director, Alberto Roldán, defends “a proper programming of long-term savings ” in an article on the differences between pension plans and investment funds published by Actualidad Económica. He also advocates a change in the taxation of pension plans, something in which he believes should involve, “in addition to the participant, companies and the government.”

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GBS Finance advises Next Capital on the sale of Mediterráneo Servicios de Gestión Integral to Skyline Ventures

GBS Finance advises Next Capital on the sale of Mediterráneo Servicios de Gestión Integral to Skyline Ventures

GBS Finance has advised Next Capital on the sale of its investee Mediterráneo Servicios de Gestión Integral, SAU, (www.mediterraneocomunidades.com) to the international investing group, Skyline Ventures. Mediterráneo Servicios de Gestión Integral, SAU is a leading Spanish company in the management of communities of owners and related services, based on proximity to the client and the incorporation of new technologies in all its areas of activity.

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Javier Navarro’s recommendations for investing in the last quarter of the year

Javier Navarro’s recommendations for investing in the last quarter of the year

The director of GBS Finance Valencia, Javier Navarro, recommends, in an article published by Valencia Plaza and Alicante Plaza, to invest in companies of a certain size, “because of their greater liquidity”, during the last quarter of the year. He also advises to take the precaution of building portfolios that are “well diversified and have a certain defensive character.”

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GBS Finance partner Pablo Gómez de Pablos highlights strong M&A activity in Spain

GBS Finance partner Pablo Gómez de Pablos highlights strong M&A activity in Spain

GBS Finance partner Pablo Gómez de Pablos says, in a report published by the magazine Consejeros, that “there is strong international activity, and Spain is no exception” in M&A transactions. He points out that more than 1,000 transactions were closed between January and August and that the volume of funds injected by foreign investors increased by “almost 200% in comparison with 2017.”

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Daniel Galván comments on the current situation of the supermarket sector in Voz Pópuli

Daniel Galván comments on the current situation of the supermarket sector in Voz Pópuli

GBS Finance Director Daniel Galván points out that “the retail sector is weak” and that “companies are looking to increase their sales volumes to compensate for their low profitability” in an article published by Voz Pópuli regarding Mercadona’s entrance to Portugal, scheduled for 2019. Galván also points out that “medium-sized supermarkets are the strongest at the moment.”

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