Bibi Ferreira’s interview at Forbes

Our Ricardo Geromel interviewed Brazilian star Bibi Ferreira. She was recently in New York for her first concert at the Lincoln Center. Liza Minelli was at the audience. On top of all her qualities and extraordinary talent, it is great to see her attitude towards life. It makes no difference for her to be 90, 60Continue reading “Bibi Ferreira’s interview at Forbes”

Brazilian biggest companies in the Forbes list

Forbes list of the world’s biggest companies uses an equal weighting of sales, profits, assets and market value to rank companies according to size. 33 Brazilian companies are in the ranking. Energy makes number one among them with Petrobras (oil, gas and ethanol). Another interesting highlight is the leading presence of banks: Itau (and Itausa, itsContinue reading “Brazilian biggest companies in the Forbes list”

Latest stats on Brazilian millionaires

The Latin America Private Banking conference brought  attention to the wealthier individuals in the region and Brazil is the beetle. Forbes highlighted that Brazil makes “19-millionaires-a-day” and the country is seen as a huge opportunity for private banks, although 70% of the country’s wealth is concentrated in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. Statistic was measured by taking all ofContinue reading “Latest stats on Brazilian millionaires”

Brazilglobal Member Is Now Writing For Forbes

Dear readers, I am back!  After deserved and deeply enjoyed summer break from brazilglobal.net this fellow blogger is back with news: I am now writing for Forbes. Check it out at: blogs.forbes/com/ricardogeromel This year has been very intense and here I share a personal summary of what I have been up to. In the beginning of theContinue reading “Brazilglobal Member Is Now Writing For Forbes”

The stock exchanges duel: Brazilian Bovespa versus New York Stock Exchange

By the late 1990ths early 2000ths, one of the top concerns in Brazilian capital markets circles was if the local stock exchange, Bovespa, would be able to compete with its international peers. Forecasts were quite pessimists. Brazilian companies looking for liquidity could not neglect  the fact that  the international investor was trading in New York,Continue reading “The stock exchanges duel: Brazilian Bovespa versus New York Stock Exchange”