When Forbes Magazine listed Guilherme Paulus as one of the country’s richest men and a dollar billionaire at that it would mark the level of success the 68-year-old father of two had come to achieve.
He began his journey to this point approximately forty-four years ago when he founded CVC Brasil Operadora e Agencia de Viagens S.A. The company has grown to become one of the biggest tour operators in Brazil and the third across the globe. It has consistently handled more than three million clients over the last five years its numbers picking during the FIFA world cup and the summer Olympics held in the country in 2014 and 2016 respectively. The company began as a one-man operation who had a dream of one day taking over the industry and as time went by this goal has come to be realized.
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CVC Brasil Operadora e Agencia de Viagens S.A recently sold a 63 percent stake to Carlyle group who had heard of the company during an interview where Guilherme Paulus hinted at the possibility of taking the company public. The Carlyle group seeing an opportunity approached him and offered to become majority shareholders instead and help him grow his company even further. They offered him around 420 million dollars, and the deal was signed on in 2009. During this time focus within the tourism industry had turned to the upcoming sports events and for entrepreneurs and investors like Guilherme Paulus, this was an opportunity to grow their brands and generate revenues while at it. The numbers promising to pour into the country would require accommodation, and it only made sense for the GJP network another one of Guilherme Paulus’ companies to grow its footprint in the industry. He began a building spree of hotels near the country’s major airports in all categories ranging from five stars to ordinary ones. These were calculated moves as they would enable the group to tap into each and every possible client who would show up. This strategy has worked wonders and for a group that has assets worth more than half a billion dollars it says a lot about the shrewdness of Guilherme Paulus as an entrepreneur.
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Eduardo Sirotsky Melzer, more popularly known as Duda Melzer, founded the digital investment company called E-bricks in 2012 after working in his family’s business, Grupo RBS, for a number of years prior to this endeavor. He started his career in the financial industry in the early part of the millennium when he worked as a Senior Financial Analyst for a company named Delphi and as the General Director of Box Top Media. After working in the U.S. for a while, he joined his family at Grupo, where he spent 2 years as Vice President before becoming the CEO. When he assumed this new position, a public ceremony was held in Porto Alegre to welcome him into the business, and both his relatives and his colleagues were in attendance.
Duda Melzer Founder graduated with a BA degree from Pontifical Catholic University in 1998, and from Harvard University with an MBA in 2002. In 2004, when he joined Grupo, which he has described as being a professional family business that he and his family are very passionate about, he helped grow it into one of the largest multimedia communications companies in Brazil, and because of his accomplishments and years of experience in the corporate world, by 2015, he was honored with an Entrepreneur of the Year award, as well as with a Merit in Business award. For more details visit clicrbs.com
In order to help aspiring entrepreneurs, Duda Melzer uses his Twitter account to tweet out business advice, which covers topics like how to be a better or more effective communicator, and how to take the necessary steps to own a start-up business. In addition to being in a lead position at Grupo RBS, the caring and compassionate executive is also a philanthropist who runs a foundation that contributes to the protection and human needs of the children of his country.
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Roberto Santiago is a renowned Brazilian business mogul who has gained wealth from venturing into different types of activities. Santiago lives in Joao Pessoa and has been passionate about being a successful businessman from when he was a young boy. The first enterprise that he founded was a Santa Rosa-based eatery. The business enabled him to get capital for establishing a cartonnage company. The firm used cardboards in creating different decorative products. Santiago has grown his business empire and is currently the owner of Manaira Shopping Mall.
Santiago has been a resident of the Joao Pessoa for most of his life. Born in 1958, the businessman schooled at the Pio X-Marist College. He also enrolled at the University Center of Joao Pessoa to pursue an undergraduate degree in business administration. His education has enabled him to understand several business aspects. Roberto was an outstanding sports person during his prime years. He participated in motocross and kart completion and won trophies for several championship races. The entrepreneur opened Manaira Shopping in 1989, and it has been the city’s leading shopping mall ever since. The building has top-notch fun and entertainment amenities that are appealing to shoppers from across Joao Pessoa.
Manaira Shopping has a broad range of the shopping stores that make it convenient to most clients. The mall also has excellent modern designs that provide customers with comfort, leisure, and fun. It houses a state-of-the-art movie theater that has outstanding 3D screens. The place also has an electronic amusement park that has different types of machines and a bowling area. Thousands of people visit Manaira Shopping every day enjoy its wide variety of entertainment facilities. The mall is based near a coastline, and this enables shoppers to enjoy the beautiful view of the beach and its cool breeze. People across the city visit the place to hang out with their families and friends. The building also houses different types of restaurants at its food court.
Manaira Shopping mall also boasts of the Domus Hall, which is spacious concert hall that was established on its rooftop in 2009. The facility has a holding capacity of approximately 10,000 people. Roberto’s businesses have been successful due to his focus on offering top-notch services to customers. Manaira Shopping has been in business for about three decades, but he renovates it to make sure that it is in its best state. In 2013, Santiago launched the Mangeira Shopping Mall. The shopping center has high-tech facilities, and it is loved by many shoppers. The economic and social status of Joao Pessoa has been improved by the presence of Roberto Santiago’s shopping malls. He is a mentor to businesspeople who are striving to attain success.
In a recent interview with Arthur Becker, Gabrielle Paluch was taken by a surprise concerning Becker’s Tribeca’s office. What felt amazing is the fact that Becker’s office functions too as an art studio and an operational workshop. From an expert’s perspective, tagging one’s interest into the workplace is the key to a successful career as portrayed in Becker’s exemplary journey.
Apparently, Arthur Becker’s real estate office is a few yards from the site projected to host the most-anticipated solo project. The awaited project on 465 Washington Street entails an eight-unit luxury condo. Based on the standard, the project will be worth not less than $52.5 million. Who would have thought that an individual who earned his revenue from buying tech companies for Bear Stearns would thrive in real estate? Definitely nobody. However, the successful investor has turned a mogul in both New York and Florida real estate industry. More details can be found on Ideamensch.
Before, Arthur Becker was a silent investor working with notable figures like Michael Stern and Kevin Maloney in projects such as the 10 Sullivan Street condo, and many others. However, not long ago, the developers exchanged three Sullivan houses to Becker for his stake in the project. Rumour has it that the talented investor plans to live in one house and sell the rest.
About Arthur Becker
Arthur is a well-respected investor for his success history. His portfolio speaks boldly of his great work. His experience dates back when he started as a stockbroker for Bear Stearns. The respected real estate mogul made a lot of fortune in the 2000’s from buying technological companies, a task that he enjoyed doing. Today, Becker investments range from finance, real estate, tech, and art among many others. Check out Crunchbase to know more.
Becker’s love for art dates back in the old days. The talented individual holds a B.A. in fine art from Bennington College. Besides, Arthur also enrolled for a business course at Amos Tuck in Dartmouth. Although his real estate venture has thrived a lot, the successful investors still come up with incredible arts and paintings that are often displayed on notable platforms. Arthur Becker was brought up in Bristol. Just like an ordinary child, Arthur wasn’t sure of what his future had in store for him. Often, the father of two would consult his magic eight Ball to seek for light.
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