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42) Iberoamérica: un referente (Somos Iberoamérica, 28-mayo-2018)

1 octubre 2018

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Somos afortunados. Somos iberoamericanos. En un mundo globalizado cuyo único nexo es el inglés, que ha borrado el idioma francés del mundo de los negocios y lo ha destronado del mundo diplomático. Frente a ello, la presencia del español es cada vez más fuerte y su demanda como lengua a estudiar va en aumento en […]

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41) The Norwegian Fund (NBIM) invests 27% more in Spain

2 marzo 2018

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  The largest sovereign fund in the world has 16.530 million euros (USD 20,183 million) invested in the Spanish market, according to the annual report presented by Yngve Slyngstad, Manager of Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM). 63% of the investment corresponds to its presence in the stock market, around 10.376 million euros (USD 12,110 million), 30% more than in 2016. At the […]

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40) “The purpose of business”

14 enero 2018

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What is the purpose of business? Based on my own experiences, critical thinking and aspirations, the purpose of business is getting some outcomes, i.e., benefits or gains, that currently is mainly money, but it could be another such as gold or other valuable things. Along the history of mankind there was different kind of jobs, […]

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39) “Largest M&A worldwide”

15 enero 2017

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Largest M&A worldwide Vodafone AirTouch Scoops Up Mannesmann (1999) ($172 Billion) The largest ever acquisition is the 1999 takeover of Mannesmann by Vodafone at $202.8  billion  ($287 billion adjusted for inflation). Back in 1999, old-fashioned, voice-only cellphones were booming, smartphones were just starting to go mainstream, and Vodafone (Vodafone Air Touch PLC)—Britain’s largest wireless company— was eager to […]

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38) “The PPP-PFI model”

15 enero 2017

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“The PPP-PFI model” The Private Finance Initiative (PFI) is a way of creating Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) by funding public infrastructure projects with private capital. Largely used in Madrid, Spain. It was developed initially by the governments of United Kingdom (UK) and Australia in different sectors such as hospitals, infrastructures, utilities and others. PFI and its variants have now been adopted […]

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