We are an Advisory Company founded in 2013 that generates, implements and executes investment opportunities for institutional investors, family offices and High Net Worth Individuals.
We have strong networking capabilities in the Portuguese corporate and financial sectors and long-time experience in both alternative investments (private equity, hedge funds and real estate projects ) and traditional assets.
Is the founder and CEO of B4A, a consulting business based in Lisbon, Portugal. From 1999 to 2013 he was a founding partner and CEO of Grow Investments, an asset management company that provided consulting services to institutional investors and HNWI.
The company was particularly active in Hedge Funds, as a result of a partnership with Financial Risk Management (one of the largest international fund of Hedge Funds managers based in London). Before that, he launched the “Private Banking “ unit of Deutsche Bank in Portugal (1994 to 1997), and was (1997 to 1999) a board member of a private bank in Lisbon. At the beginning of his career, he worked for one of the first privately held (as opposed to government held) retail banks in the country (BCI), and later was appointed to the Board of a private equity firm (SFIR), where he worked from 1988 until 1993. Mr. Raimundo holds a degree in management and business administration from Catolica Lisbon School of Business and Economics and an MBA from Nova SBE.
No início da sua carreira, trabalhou para um dos primeiros bancos comerciais privados do país (BCI), tendo sido nomeado mais tarde para o conselho de administração de uma empresa de Private Equity (SFIR), onde trabalhou entre 1988 e 1993.
Is currently manager of B4A. She is responsible for advising institutional clients, Family Offices and HNWI on existing and prospective investments.
From 1993 up to this date, Sofia is also a teacher at Catolica Lisbon School of Business and Economics, where she lectures Budgeting and Management Control. From 2001 until 2013 she was manager at Grow Investments, with responsibilities in the following areas (i) relation with Institutional Clients regarding their investment in hedge funds via FRM managed funds and (ii) since 2006, for the discretionary portfolio management of HNWI’s and Family Offices. From 1996 to 2001, Sofia held a position in a private bank in Lisbon where she was part of the fixed income proprietary trading team. She started her career at ESAF – Espirito Santo Activos Financeiros - in 1993 working in the fixed income fund team. Sofia holds a degree in management and business administration from Catolica Lisbon School of Business and Economics and an MBA degree from the same university.
Is head of operations and compliance of B4A.
She is responsible for monitoring the daily operations of the company as well as the compliance area. Previously, from 1999 to 2013, she worked and Grow Investments where she also headed the middle office and operational area. She holds a degree in Hotel Management from Universidade Internacional de Lisboa.
B4A, Consultoria e Gestão, S.A.
Rua Dr. António Loureiro Borges, 9 – 1º
Arquiparque – Miraflores
1495-131 Algés (Portugal)