Leaders in the provision of professional services in Gibraltar, Abacus is dedicated to providing private and corporate clients with a broad range of financial services and products.
Abacus can provide corporate structures, fiscal representative services, non-habitual residency regime, international pension transfers and investment solutions for both resident and non-resident individuals.
The founding partners of Abreu & Marques began a joint practice in 1972, beginning the partnership which later became a firm in 1980. It was a pioneering firm in the internationalization of Portuguese legal practice, opening a branch in London in 1987. Abreu & Marques now has associations with offices in Angola and Mozambique and correspondents throughout Europe, the United States and Brazil. Areas of specialist expertise are: banking law; securities law; commercial, industrial and corporate law; administrative law; real estate; intellectual property, copyright and entertainment law; labour and employment law; mining, oil and energy law; telecommunications and e-commerce; tax and international tax planning; litigation and arbitration.
ActiveCap is a Private Equity Fund management company focused on investing in Portuguese companies.
ActiveCap has a team with extensive combined experience in fund management and investment banking.
Additionally, we benefit from our vast network of operational partners as well as access to a recurring pipeline of investments. “Making good companies great” is our core value.
We aim to invest, through active minority stakes, in companies with strong growth potential, innovative and future market leaders, where our team’s expertise can maximize its results.
APPII – Associação Portuguesa de Promotores e Investidores Imobiliários (Portuguese Association of Real Estate Developers and Investors) is a non-profit association with 30 years of history behind it. It represents real estate developers and investors, both national and international, in Portugal. Collectively, investments by APPII’s members account for approx. 15% of Portugal’s annual GDP. APPII is considered internationally to be one of the main points of entry for real estate investors into Portugal.
Association that represents the residential tourism in Portugal.
Banco Finantia is an independent global bank with 27 years of experience in Private Banking, Capital Markets and Corporate & Investment Banking. Banco Finantia has a strong geographocal presence through its offices in Portugal, Spain, UK, USA and Brazil. Stability and security are a priority.
According to the British magazine “The Banker”, Bano Finantia is currently the Portuguese bank with the best financial soudness (13th within the European Community). The net consolidated profit reached €6.3 millions in 2013. The capital ratios were all improved: Core Tier I increased to 17.7% (12.30% in 2012) and the solvency ratio rose to 21.30% (18.10% in 2012).
Banco Santander Totta, S.A. is a large retail and commercial bank based in Portugal and a wholly-owned subsidiary of the major global bank Banco Santander. They have a representation office in London.
Bison Bank, S. A. is an European Bank fully held by private Chinese capital from Hong Kong, focused on providing a wide and specialised range of Wealth Management, Depositary & Custody and Investment Banking Services to individuals and institutional clients, through a seamless platform connecting European and Asian markets.
The 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.
Bondstone is a private equity real estate investment and asset management firm exclusively focused on the Portuguese market, investing across select asset classes and investment styles.
Bondstone co-invests alongside limited partners, seeking a reputable and reliable local partner to pursue real estate opportunities in Portugal. Bondstone designs and implements bespoke strategic or transactional partnerships with prominent international investment firms, which seek to strengthen their position in the Portuguese property market.
Portuguese branding agency with offices in Portugal and Angola where we associate experience and the best practices of European communication merged with the cultural understanding of the emerging Portuguese speaking countries in Africa.
CCA stands out for being a law firm with a young and modern attitude, with a great focus on new technologies, and one which prides itself on being close to itsclients, providing tailor-made solutions.
The client is the absolute core of our activity; we cherish and foster our relationship with them from a long-term perspective.
Our highly-focused team is exceptionally active on behalf of many dynamic companies, with operations across different industries. Our clients range from SMEs, start-ups and multinationals to family businesses and private investors. Moreover, CCA has assisted several companies, funds and family offices in the acquisition of prime buildings in Portugal, as well as helping private foreign clients in buying, selling or leasing their properties in Portugal. CCA has also helped several international brands to establish business in Portugal.
Cerro Novo is a family run officially licensed Estate Agency that was established in 1981, working out of modern well equipped offices in Cerro Grande to the west of Albufeira in central Algarve. Our team of ten multi lingual property professionals all speak English and offer excellent quality service and experience to assist in buying, selling, managing and renting properties. We offer a complimentary personal property finding service throughout the Algarve and look forward to being of assistance!
Confidencial Imobiliário is an independent databank, being the only source in Portugal publishing statistical data based on real transaction prices, yields and residential lease contracts, along with information about the real estate projects in pipeline.
Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira is a leading law firm in Portugal and Spain. It represents most of the largest listed Portuguese and Spanish companies, and advises on strategic transactions and foreign investments in the Iberian market.
With 25 offices worldwide, the firm’s headquarters are located in Lisbon, Barcelona and Madrid. Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira has international offices in the largest financial centres, Latin America, Asia and Africa. On total, the firm has 241 partners and 715 associates recruited from the best talent, all with the same focus: the client.
The firm’s history in Portugal goes back to 1928. In 2009 the firm adopted its current designation following the merger with one of the most renowned law firms in Spain. With offices in Lisbon and Porto, Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira in Portugal has 29 partners and 81 associates.
Currencies 4 you are a company specialized in foreign exchange and international payments.
Doutor Finanças is a Portuguese fintech company, offering expert advice in personal finance and credit and savings solutions. Our mission is to help our private clients find the most efficient financing solution when applying for a mortgage to buy a house in Portugal. We work on a partnership basis with retail banks operating in Portugal, and finance and insurance companies, leading us to best meet client’s needs and expectations.
Doutor Finanças is thus a credit intermediary, certified by the Bank of Portugal (register nr 00420), offering free services to clients. It is also a cutting edge technology-based company, – we now offer our services to all those planning to come to Portugal, to live, buy a holiday house, or simply invest.
Durham Agrellos is specialized in tax law and private clients, with special guidance for sensitive and complex issues in the field of tax law and in assistance to private clients. We provide advice on matters related to the management and tax planning of business and estates. We have relevant experience in legal assistance to family owned groups (e.g. inheritance planning). We also represent our clients in high-profile tax disputes. We work closely with our clients and their advisors in Portugal or elsewhere. We provide advice on matters of origin or in connection with the Portuguese market, coordinating issues related to other jurisdictions with local experts.
With offices in Lisbon, Porto, United Kingdom, Algarve and Cape Verde, Edge’s experienced team provides legal solutions for both international and domestic clients, serving their business needs whilst also understanding their cultural diversity. All lawyers are fully conversant in several languages, and Edge’s objective is to establish a benchmark for quality of service and professionalism. Their aim is also to use their experience to think ahead and provide integrated solutions.
Based on the island of Madeira, Émigré acts for you, the property buyer. By researching the marketplace on your behalf we provide a tailormade solution for your property requirements, whether that be: Residential, Commercial or Golden Visa. At all stages of the buying process we are there to help you choose the right legal and tax services and ensure a fair negotiated price is put in the promissory contract.
We pride ourselves on the savings we have achieved for our clients and welcome the chance of working with you. Our founder/principal negotiator has over 50 years of property experience in the U.K. and has spent the last three years buying, investing and building in Madeira.
The above services can also extend to mainland Portugal.
As a global top 10 law practice, Eversheds Sutherland provides legal advice and solutions to a global client base ranging from small and mid-sized businesses to the largest multinationals.
Their teams of lawyers around the world operate seamlessly to deliver the legal know-how and strategic alignment that clients need from their advisors to help further their business interests.
With more than 3,000 lawyers, Eversheds Sutherland operates in over 70 offices in over 30 countries across Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the United States.
As part of the international network of Fine & Country offices in over 350 locations worldwide, Fine & Country Algarve have three offices in the Algarve which cover the whole region from east to west. They also work closely with the Fine & Country offices elsewhere in Portugal and internationally. In the Algarve, Fine & Country has a portfolio of over 900 properties for sale to the discerning buyer.
FUTURE REAL ESTATE is a company of Real Estate Mediation, which is in the market to satisfy the needs of each client, knowing what their goal is, either to promote the search, identification, negotiation and formalization of the process of purchase, sale, golden visa, rental or evaluation of any category of property and other associated services.
Our accompaniment is continuous and personalized, which allows us to provide a service of excellence and quality, in a rigorous, effective, honest and transparent way to our clients.
We do not limit ourselves to accompanying the simple process of buying, selling or renting a property, but we provide, in a logic of continuous and personalized accompaniment, a wide offer of complementary services and for that we count on several reliable partners in the market, whether in the investment, financial, fiscal or legal area, whenever these services are needed.
Our biggest reference is our clients, their satisfaction is our primary goal.
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Garvetur S.A., the flagship company of Enolagest Group, has served the property market since 1983.
Garvetur provides its clients with turnkey and general consulting services spanning the entire real estate investment cycle.
Having amassed extensive experience marketing residential properties, tourist resorts, plots of land and business properties, we work alongside several corporate groups operating both within Portugal and internationally and a network of agents specializing in the residential and tourism sectors.
Our client portfolio includes highly prestigious groups with real estate operations in the Algarve, Lisbon and Porto, along with many other real estate developers and hotel chains, public entities, financial institutions, investment funds, liberal professionals, and both Portuguese and foreign individual, corporate and institutional buyers.
Get Golden Visa is a bespoke investment advisory firm that was founded in 2014. We help people get additional residency and citizenship by making a qualifying investment in Portugal.
Our teams of local experts mark Get Golden Visa apart from its competitors because it offers independent advisory services and accompanies investors throughout the whole journey. With local offices in Lisbon, Athens, Istanbul, and London and various international associations, Get Golden Visa offers transparent guidance with a tailor-made and flexible approach.
Gi Group Holding is a world-leading HR recruitment organization that provides Temporary, Permanent, and Professional recruitment; Executive Search & Selection; Recruitment Process Outsourcing; Training and Development; and Outplacement services. It also delivers a variety of complimentary HR consulting services.
Gi Group Holding aims to contribute to the evolution of the labour market and to emphasize the personal and social value of work. It has operations and strategic partnerships in 58 countries across Europe, APAC, Americas and Africa. And with an international team of 4,000 colleagues, Gi Group Holding presents expert solutions across a full range of industries and sectors.
Ranked globally as one of the largest staffing firms by Staffing Industry Analysts, Gi Group Holding are also a global corporate member of the World Employment Federation.
Their Global HR Ecosystem offers More than Work. They are active in temporary staffing, permanent and professional recruitment, interim, executive search and selection, business processes outsourcing, recruitment process outsourcing, training and development, change management, outplacement and in a variety of complementary HR consulting activities.
Global Citizen Solutions helps people with investment consultation, real estate portfolio strategy, tax residency planning, and second home location search. Their knowledge gives them the insight to help you make better decisions.
Globeducate is one of the leading international K12 education groups in the world, a network of 55+ premium bilingual and international schools, as well as online programmes, educating 31,000 students in ten countries.
Nobel Algarve British International School is part of Globeducate.com. Founded in1972, Nobel Algarve B I S has long been regarded as Southern Portugal premier international school. Students follow either a contextualized English National curriculum or the Portuguese curriculum.
The Conrad Algarve is one of the most modern 5 star hotels in the Algarve. This contemporary luxury hotel is uniquely styled, from the guest rooms to the private balconies, from the majestic spa to the five individual restaurants and bars, offering a sophisticated range of fine Portuguese and international cuisine.
With an impressive setting in the exclusive, yet naturally beautiful Quinta do Lago, the Conrad Algarve is located next to the Atlantic Ocean. Reaching golden, unspoilt Algarve beaches is simple with the dedicated shuttle bus. Many internationally famous golf courses, including Quinta do Lago Sul and Laranjal are on your doorstep, as is the natural park of Ria Formosa.With contemporary design and technology flowing through the luxurious accommodation in harmony with beautiful natural surroundings, you will find everything that you require for a great holiday in the Algarve. You will find spacious guestrooms and a variety of leisure activities for yourself and your family to enjoy: be rejuvenated in Health Club & Spa, relax in the outdoor swimming pools, while your children enjoy their very own kid’s club.Conrad Algarve prides itself on personalized service, which is as focused as each detail of our hotel’s design to suit and satisfy your every need.
Iberis Capital is a private equity fund manager founded in 2017 by four partners with a shared vision of the opportunity in the Portuguese economy to build a true professional partnership in the private equity landscape.
It currently has over €285M AuM and a diversified investor base, with more than 600 investors.
The partners hold 100% of the capital and the company mainly operates across three areas: Growth Buyout & Innovation – Early Stage; Growth Buyout & Innovation – Established Companies; Yielding Investments.
New Frontiers is a CMVM regulated, Golden Visa eligible fund, aimed at bridging the funding gap for commercial scale solar energy projects in Portugal. With the ambitious net zero targets of the Portuguese Government, New Frontiers is on board to help them reach their targets through the share purchase and development of government approved, Acordo List solar projects in the country.
Nomad is a real estate investment, promotion and development company focused in top prime serviced residential buildings and resorts.
Optylon Krea is a Pan-Mediterranean real estate development and investment management company, created as the result of a partnership between the founding partners of Optylon Capital and of Krea Real Estate.
The Pestana Hotel Group is the world’s largest international tourism and leisure group of Portuguese origin. Dedicated to offering its guests ‘the time of your life’, the company owns and manages 100 properties, across 3 continents.
The Pestana Hotel Group consists of four sub-brands: Pestana Hotels and Resorts, Pestana Pousadas de Portugal, Pestana CR7 Lifestyle Hotels, and Pestana Collection Hotels. The group operates in various business areas, including hotels, tourism real estate, vacation clubs, golf, casinos, and industry, with a presence in 16 countries and over 12,000 rooms across Europe, Africa, and the Americas. They have a particularly strong presence in Algarve real estate, resorts and golf courses.
The Pestana Group is currently the largest Portuguese tourism and leisure group, and in 2022 marked its 50th anniversary.
Its hotel chain Pestana Hotels and Resorts has 100 hotels with over 12,000 rooms and 6,000 staff spread over 3 continents including 23 properties in Portugal. The group has also managed the Pousadas de Portugal chain since 2003.
The Pestana Group benefits from the international experience of many of its senior employees who are able to contribute from different continents and thus ensure continued enhancement of the quality standard that the Group demands.
The chain’s flagship hotel in the UK is the Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel in central London.
PriceWaterhouseCoopers (trading as PwC) is a multinational professional services network headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It offers firms in 157 countries, including Portugal, employing more than 208,000 people. PwC is the largest professional services firm in the world, and is one of the Big Four auditors.
Located in Praia da Luz, Reserva da Luz is a unique and special project. Our stunning oceanfront location has matured over time. At Reserva da Luz, you can find large elevated and south-facing plots allowing you to build your personalised detached home that commands panoramic views of the Atlantic ocean.
Reserva da Luz has been operational since 2001, with 43 of its 83 plots already developed and infrastructures installed. With full planning permission granted, future owners are investing in a secure and consolidated destination, that can become home.
Concessionaire of the Free Trade Zone of Madeira. Also know as Madeira Free Trade Zone, was created formally in the 80’s as a tool of regional economic policy. It consists of a set of incentives, mainly of a tax nature, granted with the objective of attracting inward investment into Madeira, recognized as the most efficent mechanism to modernize, diversify and internationalize the regional economy.
A mineral resource development company listed and regulated on AIM, part of the London Stock Exchange. One of the company’s flagship assets is the Barroso Lithium Project in northern Portugal.
The project contains the most significant spodumene lithium resource in Western Europe, similar to the hard rock lithium deposits in Australia, which have helped make that country the world’s largest supplier of lithium raw materials.
Savannah is focused on the responsible development and operation of the Barroso Project in order to provide a long-term, locally sourced lithium raw material for Europe’s rapidly developing lithium battery value chain.
SIL is an in-person Portuguese leading real estate marketplace, both on real estate mediation as new developments promotion.
It is a meeting point for investors, entrepreneurs, technicians, public bodies and agencies, and potential buyers.
We are part of the worldwide Sovereign Group whose core business is setting up and managing companies, trusts and other structures to meet clients specific personal or business needs. Sovereign currently manages over 7,000 structures for clients worldwide, the majority being individuals, expatriates, entrepreneurs, freelance consultants, private investors or wealthy persons and their families. In Portugal we specifically offer fiscal representation and tax assistance for non residents, who have property or other interests, as well as providing practical tax advice for those foreigners who have decided to migrate, or retire, to Portugal and want professional assistance to keep their fiscal affairs in good order.
Spot Blue International Property, established in 2003, are a UK based, award winning international property agency operating in a number of countries including Portugal.
Standbuilder.co.uk is a family run business based in London with a wealth of experience in the exhibition industry. They have expertise in both modular and custom stands for exhibitions, conferences and events.
TPMc is a business management company highly experienced at guiding incoming companies through all Madeira’s latest tax options, particularly the fiscal and accounting aspects. They can also cover labour contracts, payroll and tax matters, supplier payments, invoicing, credit control, company incorporation etc.
Vic Properties designs, constructs and markets residential properties to individual buyers. It specialises in the development of entire neighbourhoods with a view of developing not only high quality and affordable real estate but also creating unique lifestyle experiences.
The Wyndham Grand Algarve is a jewel inside the exclusive Quinta do Lago resort, one of the largest golf resorts in Portugal. Situated within Ria Formosa Natural Park and surrounded by 7 world class golf courses, Wyndham Grand Algarve is a place that puts the wellbeing and comfort of our guests first.
With 132 newly renovated one, two or three-bedroom suites in the center of Quinta do Lago, Wyndham Grand Algarve is just 2km from the Quinta do Lago beach and 20 minutes from Faro International Airport.
With years of experience, an international management team and flexible conference facilities, we can organize your next meeting or event, or welcome you for your next family vacation.