Portugal ETFs boom

PwC’s annual report Global Funds Distribution which studies the distribution off cross-border funds – meaning the sale of funds in more than one country – shows that the pandemic does not seem to have slowed the growth of cross-border funds, particularly in Portugal. The segment grew by 14,128 products in 2020, 0.7% up on 2019, […]

Exports skyrocket 29% in March

Portuguese exports and imports recovered in March on the same month in 2020 according to statistics provided by the INE. The sale of export goods went up 28.8% in March compared to just 2.6% in February this year like-for-like on February 2020. Imports increased 12.2% too in March in homologous terms when in February they […]

Luís Lima stands down from APEMIP

The president of the Portuguese Association of Estate Agents and Real Estate Professionals (APEMIP) Luís Lima is to stand down. According to the property magazine Vida Imobiliária, Lima, who has led the association for 8 years, cited family and health reasons, recalling the many years of both personal and family sacrifice working for the professionalisation […]

Spanish buy GES hunting estate

Portugal’s public ministry has given the green light for the sale of the Herdade do Vale Feitoso estate to Vestein for €20.7 million. The estate was bought in 2004 by the Espírito Santo Group (GES) having at the time been converted into a type of family estate for parties and game hunting. (deer and wild […]

Blevins Franks
Spotlight on our Corporate member Blevins Franks!

Blevins is a leading international tax and wealth management advisers to UK nationals living in and moving to Europe. Over forty years´ experience providing specialist, professional tax and financial advice to private clients throughout Portugal, France, Spain, Cyprus, Malta and the UK.

Expertise covers cross-border tax, estate planning, pensions and investment management to offer a genuinely holistic approach to financial planning. With two local offices in Portugal, Blevins Franks also offers guidance on beneficial tax structures through a specialist tax advisory service based in London.
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