Last Wednesday, 25 November, the Official Chamber of Commerce of Spain organized, in collaboration with Deloitte, a conference on “Investment in Spain: current trends and key aspects”. The conference, which took place in Deloitte’s headquarters, counted on the presence of the Ambassador of Spain in Luxembourg, Carlos de Lojendio y Pardo Manuel de Villena, as well as the participation of numerous managers of companies based in Luxembourg with investment interest in Spain.
The conference started with some welcoming words from Francisco Da Cunha, Tax Partner at Deloitte Luxembourg, who welcomed the attendees and introduced the speakers. Then the Ambassador of Spain in Luxembourg, Carlos de Lojendio, welcomed the guests and highlighted the investment opportunities Spain offers the possible investors, especially in Real Estate, thanks to the progressive improvement of the Spanish economy.
After the welcoming speeches, José María Gómez, representing Deloitte Spain, clearly exposed the economic situation in Spain. On this topic, he introduced the main risks and concerns the current economy faces. Then he highlighted the different investment opportunities in Spain and their benefits. Finally he focused during his speech on exposing the current situation and the possibilities of Spanish Real Estate.
Francisco Da Cunha, representing Deloitte Luxembourg, focused in his speech on presenting Luxembourg as a financial capital investment mechanism for Spain and the world, as well as presenting the different factors and figures being part of this process. Following this line, he highlighted Luxembourg as one of the main countries in the world for financial investment and asset management.
The conference finished with some closing words from Sergio de Miguel-Jessel, Vice-President of the Official Chamber of Commerce of Spain, who thanked the attendees for their participation and the collaboration of Deloitte in organizing the conference. He also thanked the role of the Spanish Chamber in Luxembourg as well as the great opportunities it offers to its members in the Grand Duchy.