GBS Financial News and Opinions

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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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Opinion piece by Alberto Roldán in Funds People

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 analyzes the potential of several international companies afflicted in 2018

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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Opinion piece by Alberto Roldán in Funds People

Alberto Roldán stresses the need for long-term savings

The director of GBS Finance Alberto Roldán stresses the need for long-term savings in an interview with Dirigentes Digital. In it, he addresses the situation of the pension plans and also the achievement of the five stars rating by Morningstar of Global Value PP, a plan advised by GBS Finance Investcapital A.V.
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Javier Navarro analyzes the potential of several international companies afflicted in 2018

Javier Navarro predicts a 2019 full of opportunities

The director of GBS Finance Valencia, Javier Navarro, foresees a 2019 full of opportunities, especially in European value stocks and in some emerging markets such as Brazil and India. Navarro argues in detail these findings in an article published by Valencia Plaza.
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