Igor Cornelsen’s Rise to Success and Advice to Future Investors


Igor Cornelsen was born in 1947 in Curitiba, Brazil. He went on to attend engineering school at the Federal University of Parana. After studying engineering for two years, he decided to go into studying economics. He graduated in 1970, then began working at an investment bank, where he utilized both his engineering and economic skills to calculate compound interest rates with sliding rules, at a time where calculators and computers weren’t widely used.

Igor Cornelsen quickly made a name for himself as an investment banker, as he would go on to be on the board of directors of Multibanco in 1974 and two years later become its CEO. Visit at affiliatedork.com about Igor Cornelsen

After Multibanco was bought out by Bank of America, Cornelsen moved on to Unibanco, another leading firm in Brazil and stayed there until the 1985 inflation burst happened. He moved to a London merchant bank called Libra Bank, PLC. After being a member of the board for 7 years, he went on to found his own investment firm and became an investment manager, where he provided the same services.

Igor Cornelsen’s methods of bringing his investing ideas to life are through following certain economies and selling assets in countries he believes will soon fall apart due to political or economic reasons. He also doesn’t believe in having bias as “ideology is not a good advisor for investments.” Because of this, he gets a majority of his information from Reuters, which he believes carries no bias and often avoids getting advice and analysis from other investors and analysts. His advice to his younger self and to other aspiring investors is to read a lot of information and not too much to other investors. He says that investors will have to learn how news can affect markets and look at the world as a whole. Read:http://frenchtribune.com/teneur/25704-igor-cornelsen-giving-three-valuable-tips-invest-growing-foreign-market