Tag archive for ‘Joseph Safra’
Gil Tanenbaum On Thursday, December 10th, 2020

Joseph Safra Dies at 82

Joseph Safra, a Brazilian Jewish banker, has died at the age of 82. Safra was the world’s richest banker. According to a statement released by his J. Safra Sarasin organization, the billionaire died of natural More...

Albert Hecht On Tuesday, May 19th, 2020

Jewish-Brazilian Joseph Safra is The World’s Wealthiest Banker, Forbes

Joseph Safra Portrait Painting Collage By Danor Shtruzman Jewish-Brazilian Joseph Safra, 81, is the world’s wealthiest banker with $25.2 billion net worth. Safra owns banking and investment empire which include, More...

Shai Genish On Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

Brazilian Court Drops Bribery Charges Against banker Joseph Safra

Joseph Safra    A Brazilian federal court voted Tuesday to dismiss criminal charges against Brazilian Banco Safra owner, billionaire Joseph Safra for allegedly paying more than $4 million More...

News Brief On Sunday, April 3rd, 2016

Brazilian banker Joseph Safra charged in bribery scheme

  Brazilian prosecutors have charged the world’s richest banker, Joseph Safra, for allegedly agreeing to pay more than $4 million in bribes to tax auditors to reduce or annul fines on unpaid taxes. The More...

Tibi Singer On Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

Big Player on a Diminishing Field, Billionaire Safra’s Swiss Bank Is Hungry for New Acquisitions

Billionaire Joseph Safra’s Swiss private bank J. Safra Sarasin Holding Ltd., which last year bought Morgan Stanley’s Geneva unit, is looking for new acquisitions, SwissInfo.com reported. Joseph More...

Eli Horn On Saturday, February 7th, 2015

Safra Sarasin Bullish on European Shares

Bank sees ‘a lot’ of money flowing into European stock markets and expects equities to extend this year’s gains. With many investors facing losses from Swiss franc deposits and government bonds, Safra More...

Noam Meir On Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Safra Group Buys London’s ‘Gherkin’ for $1.2 Billion

Brazilian billionaire Joseph Safra’s The Safra Group has acquired the iconic London tower known as The Gherkin for $1.2 billion. The Tower has become possibly the most noticeable part of the London skyline More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Brazilian Billionaires Try to Block Chiquita Merger

Chiquita, famous for its bananas, is planning to merge with Fyffes, but Brazilian billionaires Joseph Safra and Jean Louis Curtrale are trying to derail the deal, and are going so far as to ignore More...

Yoel Bermant On Monday, June 16th, 2014

Moise Safra, Brazilian Billionaire Banker, passes away at 79

One of the bastions of the Jewish community in Brazil, Moise Yacoub Safra  has passed away at the age of 79.   Safa passed away, reportedly from complications from Parkinson’s Disease, at the Albert More...

Clive Minchom On Monday, June 3rd, 2013

Trophy Office Towers Changing Hands In New York Again As Market Goes UP

– – The New York commercial property market is heating up again in selected areas, with two important new transactions just announced. In the first, the families of Chinese real estate developer More...

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