Lord David Triesman to speak at the Somerset Chamber of Commerce AGM

25/10/2018

Lord David Triesman, the British politician, will be the guest speaker at this year’s Somerset Chamber of Commerce AGM, it has been announced. As Executive Director of Salamanca Group, which is developing a major new enterprise zone in Somerset, he is keen to engage with businesses across the region.

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May 2018 Group Newsletter

15/05/2018

As volatility continues in the UK, and despite recent economic data causing the Bank of England to keep interest rates held, I remain optimistic for both the near and long-term future of the UK’s economic state.  This newsletter includes thoughts on the UK investment climate, doing business in China, elections in Cuba and a Q&A with our newest senior advisor.

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Introducing: Anastasia Bloom

11/05/2018

Salamanca Group welcomes its newest advisor who brings 20 years’ experience across investment banking, wealth management and investments. Born and raised in Russia, she completed a masters at the London School of Economics before working both here and in many other international destinations. We sat down with her to discuss her wealth of experience, what she brings to Salamanca Group team and her outlook on the UK’s international relationships.

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Doing business with China – the importance of knowing the decision maker

11/05/2018

China is vast, rich, motivated and a nation of entrepreneurs. China is an intoxication proposition. Now the world’s second largest economy, China’s GDP growth in 2017 was 6.9% and with Q1 2018 GDP growth at 6.8%, China continues to expand at a rate enviable to the western world’s advanced economies.

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A new dawn in Cuba, and what to expect

11/05/2018

There are changes happening in Cuba. How significant we must wait and see, but with a non-Castro President appointed in April for the first time since their revolution in 1959 the tides are sure to be changing. The country needs, and wants, to welcome in foreign investment.

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Despite Turbulence: a positive outlook on the UK Investment Climate

11/05/2018

One cannot deny that the UK is facing a period of turbulence, however, it would also be misguided to believe that this great nation is going to sit back rather than pursue arising opportunities.  Despite current concerns facing the British economy it remains, as our CEO believes, one of the most attractive countries to do business.  And, whilst London remains one of the epicentres of the financial world, the rest of the UK isn’t passively letting it take all the glory.

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Salamanca Group announces new Head of Real Estate

22/01/2018

Simon Heilpern is appointed to provide strategic investment and development advice on real estate transactions, asset management and technical services. The partnership fuses his expertise with the Group’s background in direct investment, co-investment, equity raising and corporate transactions across use classes.

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Salamanca Group completes the acquisition of the former Royal Ordnance Factory, Bridgwater site from BAE Systems

17/11/2017

With low-carbon, on-site energy production at its core, the 635-acre brownfield site will be developed into SW England’s leading commercial and business centre

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Salamanca Group presents award at Spear’s Wealth Management Awards

10/11/2017

Martin Bellamy, CEO of Salamanca Group, presents the Entrepreneur of the Year award at the Spear’s Wealth Management Awards on 7th November 2017.

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The Future of the Iran Deal

12/10/2017

On Wednesday 27th September, the European Leadership Network (ELN) and Salamanca Group co-hosted the latest breakfast briefing part of the Strategic Insight series on “The Future of the Iran Deal”.

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Salamanca Group announces the transferal of ownership of its luxury marine asset in Barcelona

18/09/2017

After seven years Salamanca Group has transferred ownership of Marina Port Vell. The Group reached its vision of transforming the marina into a preeminent superyacht destination in the Mediterranean – it achieved an 85% increase in yachts over 80metres in 2016. 

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Salamanca Group hosts Children’s Dragon’s Den

04/04/2017

A dozen 10 and 11 year olds look to raise money for their business venture, Menter Llechan Lân, and use opportunity to prepare for the Entrepreneurs of the Year Award and World Heritage Status bid.

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Salamanca Group announces Trust & Fiduciary management buyout

30/03/2017

Salamanca Group, the London-based Merchant Banking business, announced today the signing of a binding sale and purchase agreement to complete a management buyout of their Trust & Fiduciary business (“SGTF”). 

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Strategic Insight Events – in association with the European Leadership Network (ELN)

08/06/2016

On 30th March, the ELN and Salamanca Group co-hosted a private breakfast meeting on “China’s Slowdown and the Implications for Europe” attended by senior diplomats, politicians and members of both the Western and Chinese business communities to debate the challenges and opportunities of China’s growing role on the world stage.

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Viewpoint – Why did President Obama enter the fray on Brexit?

08/06/2016

It is increasingly difficult in a cynical age to be surprised by anything said in the heat of a political campaign. Yet the fury directed at President Obama for saying he wanted, even that he needed, the UK to remain in the EU was a jolt for three reasons.

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Will Sterling volatility remain post the UK’s EU Referendum result?

08/06/2016

Since the announcement that the EU Referendum will take place on 23 June, it’s become increasingly apparent that investors are genuinely concerned about the future value of the Pound against other paired currencies.

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Migration: How to read its consequences

08/06/2016

Few issues in modern politics are capable of raising as much passion as immigration. Of course, it is no new phenomenon.

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The Challenges of 2016

03/03/2016

It is sometimes said, unkindly, of economists that they are very good at predicting the past. Let me take the risk of thinking about the next year.

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Funding Affordable Homes, founded by Salamanca Group, announces £15million investment by Big Society Capital

29/01/2016

Funding Affordable Homes (FAH), the affordable housing company that enables private investment into a socially responsible, investment grade sector announces £15 million investment by the social investment firm, Big Society Capital.

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OneOcean Port Vell wins the Global Project award at the FX International Interior Design Awards 2015

08/12/2015

OneOcean Port Vell in Barcelona has won in the category of ‘Global Project’ in the 17th edition of the FX Interior Design Awards, which are the prestigious awards granted by the British group that publishes journals Design Curial, FX and Blueprint Magazine. 

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Monocle Entrepreneur Series: Martin Bellamy on OneOcean Port Vell

07/12/2015

In October 2015, Martin Bellamy, Chairman of Salamanca Group and OneOcean, sat alongside three other entrepreneurs to discuss the general themes of being an entrepreneur and starting a business or running a successful and innovative company in Monocle’s Entrepreneurs Panel hosted by Tyler Brûlé.

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Salamanca Group and S-RM announce the successful completion of S-RM’s management buyout

04/11/2015

Salamanca Group and its subsidiary business, Salamanca Risk Management (“S-RM”) announce today the successful completion of a management buyout of S-RM.

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Profile: Martin Bellamy, Salamanca Group CEO, in Director Magazine

17/07/2015

Martin Bellamy met Lysanne Currie, Editor of Director Magazine, during a recent press trip to OneOcean Barcelona – Salamanca Group’s recently refurbished superyacht marina. Whilst dining on the terrace at OneOcean Club, Martin spoke about the journey he had been on to develop the marina, the OneOcean brand and Salamanca Group.

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Spanning the real asset investment gap

26/06/2015

Global Markets article ‘Spanning the real asset investment gap’ explores how Salamanca Group inputs a risk matrix when investing in infrastructure projects and real assets.

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The Pleasures and Problems of Owning a Superyacht

19/09/2014

Salamanca Group launched their series of Private Client round-table events in Marina Port Vell in Barcelona. The event brought together lawyers, accountants, finance brokers and experts in the yacht industry from London, Jersey, Geneva and Barcelona to discuss current trends in the super yacht industry and the challenges faced by private clients when entering this market.

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Martin Bellamy speaks to Citywire Wealth Manager

16/12/2013

The CEO of Salamanca Group explains to Elsa Buchanan of Citywire why the company is benefiting from private bank weakness.

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You Have To Learn To Lead – Martin Bellamy speaks to Julia Werdigier of the New York Times

20/09/2013

Martin Bellamy, CEO of Salamanca Group was interviewed for the New York Times Business Leader profile section. 

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Profile: Martin Bellamy interview with Mayfair Times

22/08/2013

Martin Bellamy discussing Salamanca Group’s integrated Merchant Banking and Operational Risk offering with Erik Brown of the Mayfair Times.

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Salamanca Group Sponsor Row2Recovery

18/11/2011

Salamanca Group were the headline sponsor of the Row2Recovery “R2R” Gala Dinner which took place on 14th November at the Royal Horticultural Halls in London, just weeks before the R2R team are due to embark on a challenging journey to row 3,000 miles across the Atlantic.

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