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Jaime Gilinski Bacal

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Net worth 2018: $3.66 Billion
Residence: London, United Kingdom
Country: Colombia
Children: 4
Education: Master of Business Administration, Harvard Business School
BIOGRAPHY

Jaime Gilinski Bacal was born in London, United Kingdom, Colombia. Jaime Gilinski Bacal is #617 in List Billionaires People In The World. One of Latin America's most successful bankers, Jaime Gilinski Bacal built Banco GNB Sudameris into a multinational bank with $9 billion in assets through a series of acquisitions. In 2003 he bought assets from Italy's Intesa Sanpaolo, later merged them with Banco Tequendama of Peru and an ATM network in Colombia called Servibanca. Today Banco GNB Sudameris operates in Colombia, Paraguay and Peru. Gilinski also owns a 2% stake in publicly traded Banco Sabadell, the fourth largest private banking group in Spain. In Panama, Gilinski partnered with the British billionaire brothers Ian and Richard Livingstone to develop Panama Pacifico, a 4,450-acre development on the former U.S. Howard Air Force Base, strategically located on the banks of the Panama Canal. The project now houses more than 270 multinational tenants, including 3M, Dell and Caterpillar. Gilinski also owns hotels in Bogota and Cartagena, Colombia. The Colombian banker got his start in the U.S., where he obtained an MBA from Harvard in 1980, then worked in Morgan Stanley's mergers and acquisitions division.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2013

$2.4 Billion

2014

$2.9 Billion

2015

$3.1 Billion

2016

$3.1 Billion

2017

$3.5 Billion

2018

$3.66 Billion

TIMELINE
2013

On September 10, 2013, Banco Sabadell announced that Jaime Gilinski became its largest shareholder as the anchor investor in a US $1

2012

On May 11, 2012, HSBC Holdings Plc announced the sale of its Latin American operations (Colombia, Peru, Paraguay, and Uruguay) to Banco GNB Sudameris for US $400 million in cash

2011

As of 2011, Bancolombia was the largest bank in Colombia with a market capitalization of US $13 Billion in the NYSE

2003

In 2003, Gilinski acquired and subsequently merged Banco Sudameris and Banco Tequendema

1990

In the 1990s, the Gilinskis contributed US$8 million to the Fundacion Santa Fe

1978

Gilinski earned his BS in Industrial Engineering from Georgia Tech in 1978, and an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1980

1972

Founded in 1972, this hospital is recognized as Colombia’s most technologically advanced

1957

Jaime Gilinski Bacal (14 December 1957) is a Colombian banker, real estate developer, and philanthropist

1943

According to Forbes, he is the second richest person in Colombia and 431th in the world with a net worth of USD$3

1922

Banco Sabadell is the 5th largest bank in Spain, with over US $220 billion in assets and a 13% market share

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