March 24 .- Barack Obama, president of United States says his government is ready to take further action, if necessary, to ensure security on the border with Mexico. Media conference, said that his government is coordinating very effectively with the government of Mexico to combat organized crime. The Mexican government did not fail in the fight against drug trafficking, said the secretary of Homeland Security, Janet Napolitano, who stressed that the role of United States is Support this battle . Napolitano today presented the plan to strengthen border security. Two decades ago, a group of businessmen of the Arabic Cologne surprised the market by buying Bank Osorno and La Union. That operation was the debut single of “Ten Mosques”, as self, which continued making noise, diversifying their investments and gain prominence in the world of business.
Today, some of them are kept together in Group Corp, a financial holding company with interests in various areas, and whose principal asset is CorpBanca the sixth seat on the bank loans and finance Rupanco. Others left the boat and launched new routes alone.
The original clan consisted of Carlos Abumohor, exhale Aguad, Salomon Diaz, Alberto Kassis, Alejandro Kauak, Munir Khamis, Rishmague Odde, the duo of Juan Rafael Gutierrez and Jorge Selume, alvaro Saieh and Fernando Abuhadba. With interests in real estate, financial, industrial, agricultural and commercial entrepreneurs are heavyweights in these areas.
Some are already leaving the first line, every day, and his sons are taking over the handling of family fortunes.
Odde Rishmague and your bank in the U.S.
Odde Rishmague is proud to be Chilean, who runs a United States bank with FDIC insurance, and recently was honored by the UN and appointed to serve on the Sustainable Development program. Is the Credit Union Bank (UCB), headquartered in Miami, which has consolidated five years, reaching assets of approximately 250 million. The entity is managed by his son Michael (41 years).
The strength of the employer’s business is internationally under its holding company UCB Group. So I reaffirm the sale, just over a month, your participation in CorpBanca, but kept shares in the real estate division Corp Group.
From Miami to Latin America, managed the affairs of the subsidiaries of UCB GROUP: Bank, Financial Products and Real Estate.
Outside the United States, UCB Group has taken positions in America. Alli manages a range of ambitious projects in the financial and real estate. In Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Panama and Nicaragua in soon. The group this year and has billings of 20 million and projected at similar levels for the next 5 years. One example, in Guatemala working in two buildings (a department, on stage and another sales office) and a mega real estate of 200 hectares which considers houses, apartments, green areas, schools and supermarkets. In addition, projects in this country is the creation of small shopping centers (stripcenter).
The other focus is Honduras. In the capital, Tegucigalpa, lifted a 11-story building, whose construction will begin in the next 180 days. In Panama, in partnership with local entrepreneurs, is considering a new project. In El Salvador at this stage of a project office building of 12 storeys. And if that were not enough, Rishmague have eyes on the great tourist potential of Central America, such as Nicaragua, there is a future looking into the tourism business. Locally (Chile), this project in the development of a 12-storey tower. Rishmague recognizes that Miguel and his son are no longer in daily business and have delegated the management to senior executives who are trained and who have investment projects. If, even acknowledges that is responsible for selecting the businesses that invest UCB Group. “Because I have the experience to that,” he says.
Among the top executives of UCBGROUP, apart from his son Miguel Rishmague who is chairman of the board, who are leading the divisions:
The Union Credit Bank in Miami, is presided by Fernando Capablanca. UCB Financial Products, Ramiro Sugra es in charge of Central America, the Erika Crespo Kuba and business in Chile are being handled by Raul Fernandez.
Kauak bet for the construction
Alejandro Kauak learned to diversify. Today companies are operating in the construction sector, transportation and agriculture.
Two years ago sold a large part of their participation in Corpbanca and maintains a “few” on the tax Rupanco, so its economic tie with the “mosques” practically non-existent. Although if it maintains the social relations.
Construction Amerika, its main asset, is one of the largest companies in the X region, but also has operations in Santiago.
In the agricultural area has a heritage of 3,500 hectares of which 500 are planted with wheat. That adds to 3500 head of cattle used for meat and milk production (4.5 million gallons per year).
Also, through its Agricultural alamo, just join the boom of blueberries, 50 acres planted with these berries.
In other business, three years ago was awarded the concession of the cities of Puerto Montt bus, which invested 32 million as well as remodel the place was built 65 local.