The Brazilian Chamber of deputies grants Ricardo Annes Guimarães the Honor and Merit Diploma according to Câmara Municipal. The ceremony took place on April 18 at City Hall and was requested by Daniel Nepomuceno. President of the House, Léo Burguês de Castro was the one who opened the ceremony.
Daniel Nepomuceno gave many thanks to Ricardo Guimarães and congratulated him on his efforts to invest more in Brazillian sports, confessing that it is a great pleasure to honor this businessman.
After that, Léo Bourgeois cited that Guimarães won the Grand Collar of Legislative Merit back in 2004 and that it is his pleasure to open the door of the parliament to honor him again. He also added that the period between 2001 and 2006 has seen substantial growth in the sports sector and that Ricardo Guimarães was responsible for most of that. He also stated that thanks to him, Brazil now owns one of the best Training centers.
Deputy Governor Alberto Pinto Coelho also gave a speech about the contributions made in Brazilian sports and that the development of this sector begins by honoring these great men. After that, the president of the house gave the diploma to Ricardo Guimarães.
In return, Ricardo Guimarães thanked Daniel Nepomuceno, stating that he will always be faithful to his origins and the will of his grandfather occupies an important part of his life. He also said that BMG has the largest portfolio of sports investments.
Ricardo Guimarães is the head of BMG and leader in the mining sector. Since 1998, Ricardo has done a lot of work to make the Guimarães family number one in the finance sector in Brazil. Thanks to his wise leadership, BMG now dominates the banking business in the country.
The Pentagna Guimarães Family has been in the finance sector since 1930 and controls all of the Banco de Minas Gerais, an institution that offers financial services to individuals and companies.
In 2012, BMG went into a partnership with Itaú Unibanco to offer services in the appropriated credits sector. In April 2012, these two organizations formed an agreement to concentrate both of their efforts to provide consigned credit operations in Brazil. Presently, BMG has 40% of the voting capital stock, and Itaú Unibanco has 60%.
BMG aims to be involved in sports through sponsorships and supporting international athletes. Ricardo Guimarães stated that aiding hard working and dedicated athletes is very important to him and that this move aims to show appreciation to the miners.