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BANINVEST - Arne Chacon Escamillo

07/04/09 | Last week, two local banks owned by the same person, Helm Bank and Banco Real, were sold to investment bank Baninvest. Baninvest already paid for the two banks and while payment has been made, it has not been possible thus far to confirm the price suggested by Descifrado of five times book value... >>


Smartmatic: Hugo Chavez's e-voting firm

London 14.08.05 | The Florida register of companies contains details of the board of directors of Smartmatic Corporation, which is formed by Antonio Mugica, Alfredo Anzola, Antonio Mugica Rivero, Roger Piñate, Antonio Mugica Sesma and Luis Feliu [1]. Its principal place of business is 1001 Broken Sound Parkway, NW, STE D, Boca Raton, FL 33487. The company's history in Venezuela dates back to seven years ago when the venture was "the Research and Development Unit of Panagroup in Venezuela" (sic) and in "2000 we realized the true impact of our technology in the growing device-networking market, and we emerged as an independent company"... >>