Perspectives on markets, companies, economy and leadership
The Entrepreneurial Revolution
In this second article of our series on Brazilian entrepreneurs, we focus our attention on Wellington Vitorino, a young entrepreneur who, at the age of 26 is the Founder and Head of Instituto Four.
Great brazilian entrepreneurs: Samuel Benchimol
The creation and existence of G5 Partners are closely associated with two fundamental elements: the entrepreneurial vein of its partners and their vocation to serve and relate with business families.
The first text in our series tells the story of Samuel Benchimol, a simple tribute to one of the most admirable and successful business families.
Corporate debt restructurings: how does It work?
Companies can get financially stretched for several reasons: economic difficulties, cash pressures, falling demand and even stress from exposure to foreign currencies, such as the US Dollar.
When any of these adverse situations occur, honoring debt payments may become difficult and this sets the stage for a debt restructuring process.
The new investment scenario in Brazil
In an article for Exame, our senior partner Renan Rego comments on investments in a low interest scenario.
In the text, he talks about the teachings of the largest global investors and explains allocation in alternative investments.
The importance of a family council for a company’s governance
A family council has a very important role in developing governance practices for family-run businesses.
This role becomes even clearer as the number of generations involved in a company’s operations increases and, consequently, so does the number of family members with interests in the company.
Watch the video of our senior partner, Levindo Santos, about the issue.
The Board of directors in times of pandemic
In this article, partners Nathaniel Wendling and Levindo Coelho Santos talk about the main challenges currently faced by board.
In the text, they help identify different ways in which Boards of Directors can support companies during the challenging periods imposed by the crisis, as well as the best ways to adapt to the new modus vivendi.
The Largest Financial Crises and Their Legacies for Future
Can the previous major financial market crises provide us with a parallel to the current crisis caused by the new Coronavirus? Have the actions taken to minimize the impacts of these crises left any legacy that has been used?
In this article, you will read about the similarities and differences between the current financial crisis and the previous ones.
Leadership in times of crisis
During times of extreme tension and insecurity, just as the ones we have been experiencing with the Covid-19, we often feel confused about what to do and what to expect for the future. Anguish takes over us, a feeling that is amplified by the apparent lack of leaders who are capable of uniting, inspiring and guiding us bravely and responsibly during turbulent times.
During these situations, we believe it is important to revisit past events and take away lessons on how to act. In this process, we invariably find inspiration to exercise the positive leadership role.
Covid-19: responsibility and communication at companies
A company is an important soldier in the war against the coronavirus. This is because communication with employees, customers and society has a fundamental role.
During this key moment, in which connections are created with purpose, you can see practical tips for companies to engage more with their employees and meet client demands, which are increasingly higher.
PVC comments on how Covid-19 impacted sports and soccer teams
Like all markets, the Sports industry also stopped because of the Coronavirus, which impacted the entertainment industry and the overall economy.
For those of you who are sports enthusiasts, or who invest in the industry, G5 Partners spoke with Paulo Vinícius Coelho to discuss the coronavirus has impacted the sports industry.
The challenges of an investment manager
An investment manager’s life is not easy. We are expected to always make the right moves – even for “black swans”. Although Covid-19 took almost everyone by surprise, we should not have been surprised with the correction in stock market prices.
Founding partner and Head of the Wealth Management Group of G5 Partners, Renato Klarnet, make a analysis of the current scenario and the prospects for recovery from the crisis.
G5 Partners elected as the best M&A firm by Leaders League
G5 Partners was elected by Leaders League as the best independent financial services firm in the M&A Boutique category. The award ceremony took place during the Finance & Law Summit and Awards event, held on March 12 at the Four Seasons Hotel, in São Paulo.
Leadership leassons from the All Blacks
No matter the modality, it is always possible to draw precious lessons from sports to our daily lives. When it comes to the business world, sport analogies are even more abundant. Building a company from scratch is a complex task and steering people to act in an organized, efficient and harmonious manner, aimed at achieving collective goals is also not trivial.
Just as in sports, the successful management of a business requires discipline, dedication and constantly challenging team members to perform at the limit of their individual abilities.
Brazilian M&As increase by more than 40%
The economic recovery has driven the M&A market in Brazil. Recent data from consulting firm KPMG shows that 1,231 M&A transactions were completed in 2019, a 27.3% leap versus 2018, when 967 transactions were announced. This is the third consecutive record-breaking year for M&As, which had 830 transactions announced in 2017.
The next chapters of the mobile revolution
The most significant technological disruption factor of this decade came from the adoption of mobile devices.
Its impact on our daily lives is undeniable as it changed the way we communicate and the amount of time we are connected.
IPO: an option for corporate development
The first stock exchange in Brazil was created back in 1845, in the City of Rio de Janeiro. But it was only during the second half of the twentieth century, however, that the organized stock market gained relevance in the country, thanks to the gradual advances in the regulatory environment and corporate governance practices. Today, the São Paulo Stock Exchange, the only stock exchange operating in Brazil, is among the largest in the world, with a market capitalization of approximately R$ 3.4 trillion.
The board of directors in the 21st century
Major corporate scandals during the beginning of the century, such as those involving Enron, WorldCom and Tyco, have sparked reactions from lawmakers and regulators around the world. In addition to profound regulatory changes, such as the ones introduced by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act in the US, several other initiatives have broadened the responsibilities of boards of directors to ensure their independence and strengthen their role as a direct oversight body.
The difference that makes all the difference
In 2007, Corrado Varoli, an Italian Canadian investment banker with over 20 years of experience at the time, having served as head to some of Latin America’s leading Wall Street banks, announced his decision to move to Sao Paulo and start his own financial advisory firm: G5 Partners.
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