Safra family (Brazil, Judaism)

EENI- School of International Business

Sub-subject: The Brazilian family Safra (Judaism). One of the richest Banker in the World. Syllabus:

  1. The Brazilian Banker Joseph Zafra
  2. The Safra Bank in Brazil
  3. The Edmond Safra Foundation
The sub-subject “The Safra family (Brazil, Judaism)” is studied...
  1. Courses: South America, Brazil
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  3. Masters: International Business, America, and BRICS Countries

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Sample of the Sub-subject: Joseph Safra (Brazilian Banker)
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Description of the Sub-Subject: Joseph Zafra (Businessperson, Brazil).

The Brazilian Jewish Banker, Joseph Safra, was born in Beirut (Lebanon) in 1939, to a Jewish family with a long banking tradition.

  1. Joseph Safra is the founder, along with his brothers Edmund and Moses, and the current Director of the Safra Bank in Brazil
  2. Safra ranks 46th on the Forbes list of billionaires, with an estimated net worth of 15.9 billion dollar.
  3. The magazine also considered to Joseph Safra as the richest Banker in the World
  4. In 1952, the Safra family immigrated to Brazil.
  5. In 1955, the brother of Joseph (Edmond Safra) and his father (Jacob Safra) began working in Brazil by financing assets in São Paulo
  6. In 1956, Edmond Safra, with only twenty-four years old, founded the Bank of Foreign Trade Development in Geneva (Switzerland).
  7. Soon, Edmond Safra decided to settle in New York, where he founded the Republic National Bank of New York (later sold to HSBC in 1999; he donated most of his money to the Edmond Safra Foundation)
  8. He also donated large sums of money to the synagogue of the city of New York, the American University of Beirut, the Yeshiva University and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  9. On December 1999, Edmond Safra was found dead at his home in Monaco.
  10. His widow, Lily Safra continued his philanthropic work, currently; she is the Director of the Edmond Safra Philanthropic Foundation
  11. Recently, part of the jewels of the family was auctioned for 38 million dollars and dedicated to philanthropic causes
  12. Joseph Safra founded the Safra Bank in 1955; today is the sixth largest private Bank in Brazil. Mr Safra remains President of the Safra Group. The Bank offers banking services in Europe, North and South America

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