For hotelier, Guilherme Paulus vacations are all about service and having fun. This is the reason he has continued to scout for locations all over Brazil, despite having more than 19 of them. He is constantly talking about the numerous destinations that one can visit in Brazil and have a good time whether alone or with the family.
His company the GJP network has more than 3000 rooms cutting across the country, and one is sure to find quality service whenever they visit one of them. Guilherme Paulus owns the Prodigy Berrini located in Sao Paulo. Situated in one of the country’s largest cities, it has proved popular with those traveling on business and leisure. Its location makes ideal for those who value, convenience as it’s located near the central business district as well as the International Airport.
Prodigy Serrano, the Castle and Mountain, the Wish Serrano, and Prodigy Gramado are all located in Gramado. The number of hotels in this state says something about its popularity with tourist. The number of destinations is massive as its home to the Snowland Snow Park; this is the premier destination in Brazil for all winter related activities. It continues to attract tourist year in year out and has become one of the biggest tourist attractions in the country. The Black Lake is also located here; this is the Brazilian hub of water sports. From its location to the surrounding pines that give it the idealistic scenery, everything seems to fit perfectly.
When visiting Confins, Guilherme Paulus has the best location for you to stay and that is at Linx Confins. This is one of his pet projects as he happens to love this destination personally. The town has a rich history, given that it’s one of the first gold towns in the country. It is also a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. This is one of those destinations that has been able to merge traditional Brazil and the new meticulously. This way anyone visiting can experience the contrast while staying at one of the best hotels Brazil has to offer. The businessman personally recommends that anyone visiting Brazil make an effort of coming here.
Warren Buffet, an outspoken investor, asserted that investing in hedge funds in modern times is a risk. His sentiments elicited mixed reactions amongst industry fund players with some insisting he is wrong. He noted that investors get duped by fund managers and end up losing on their investments. Mr. Buffet adds that low-cost investments for a long term have proved to be safer for those seeking better retirement plans.
In his letter, Mr. Buffet offers advice that poor returns from mutual investment funds result from the high cost of management and excessive trading. The market is also volatile with unknown risk factors standing on the way. Investors are poorly advised on the possibility of the risks and fund managers concentrate more on luring them into making investments. A list of investors surveyed showed they lacked information on the risks that lay ahead in asset investments. These risks in include a 100% loss on investment in the event of a market downturn.
Timothy Armor Capital funds manager, adds there are no set criteria to determine the performance of an asset management fund company. Lack of defined performance measures leaves investors at the risk of losses despite the high returns that the industry attracts. Timothy continues to add that investors need to research and understand the chosen company and its performance over the years. According to his sentiments, his firm carries an investment history totaling over 653 years with its 18 equity funds investors all that yield profits for investors.
Mr. Armour experience with Capital Group spans for more than 30 years. He currently holds the position of Chief Executive Officer and the chairman since 2015 after the demise of James Rothenberg, his predecessor. During his time with the company, he has amassed a wealth of experience having worked as an equity investment analyst covering global telecommunications and US service companies.
His career at Capital group started as a participant in the associate’s program. He is an economics degree holder having graduated from Middlebury College. Armour also manages money for the company alongside his leadership duties. He is the acting fund manager for the $100 billion American Capital Income Builder Fund among others.
In 2015, The National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA) awarded Anthony Marsala, Madison Street Capital’s co-founder and Chief Operating Officer, part of its 40 Under Forty recognition. NACVA looks for nominees under 40 who make advances in business, financial situations, litigation, expert witnessing, mergers and acquisitions and other professions. The nominees are selected by the Executive Staff of NACVA and Consultants Training Institute.
The program was set up to give recognition to industry entrepreneurs and leaders for their contributions to their industry’s or professions. Honorees are chosen from a pool of more than 125 people. These people are featured as rising stars in a series of press releases. Anthony Marsala is instrumental in managing Madison Street Capitals international operations in Europe, Africa and Asia. He handles due diligence for the company, as well as, analytical teams for business valuation work.
Anthony specializes in business valuations, corporate finance and Mergers & Acquisitions. He focuses primarily on middle market companies and young ventures. He has worked with the energy sectors, technology, food and agriculture, medical devices, biotech and pharmaceuticals. He graduated from Loyola University of Chicago, in Finance and Information Systems. He also has a Master’s Diploma in Strategy from University of Oxford.