Our purpose is to support, challenge, and develop individuals, families, and family-owned businesses,

so that they become the best versions of themselves,

and converge and grow sustainably through this and onto the next generation.

We are Family and Business Advisors

"Raise your words, not your voice. It's the rain that grows flowers, not thunder!"

Our purpose and our values are the center of “who we are” and “what we do” and represent the foundation to our way of interacting and building relationships with the world around us.

We value our relationships, with our clients and our friends, with our ecosystem and our peers, with our network and our community.

Much of the value we generate stems from the quality of relationships that we have built over decades.

If you have a relationship with us, you know what we’re talking about… If you don’t, it’s time we have a good conversation and you find out!

Contact us and let’s have a conversation!

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"PEOPLE ARE AT THE CENTRE OF EVERYTHING WE DO."

people… people… people… if it doesn’t involve people, we don’t do it

"THROUGH CONVERSATION, WE CONNECT AND BUILD RELATIONSHIPS."

conversation is at the core of doing business and at the centre of any relationship

WE STRIVE FOR SIMPLICITY."

Someone somewhere decided business had to be complex and complicated; well… we disagree; people like it simple, accessible, and doable

WE ARE CREATIVE, INNOVATIVE AND FLEXIBLE."

We always start with a blank sheet of paper and recognise the uniqueness of each situation; we listen, we watch, we connect, and we engage with others… and then we co-create and we co-design… adapting as the situation requires

WE ARE TAILORS."

every person, every business and every situation is different and offers a new opportunity to innovate a design new approaches and solutions

"SMALL SHIFTS MOVE MOUNTAINS."

climbing to the top of the mountain is challenging, but if we take it a step-at-a-time, we will make it; it is the small things we do differently everyday that produce the most powerful and sustainable results

WE CHERISH DIVERSITY."

the more diverse the people we build relationships and work with, the richer we all are; every dimension of diversity brings endless opportunities to create new and engaging solutions

WE LOVE THE WORLD WE LIVE IN."

after all, we only have this world; if we are not sensitive and respectful of its needs, we will not be leaving a very good legacy to our children and grandchildren

" Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over... it became a butterfly!"


About Carlos Garcia Pont

Carlos Garcia Pont was born and raised in Barcelona. After getting an engineering degree and an MBA in Barcelona, it took him four years in Boston to realize that there are not too many cities like his home city, so he came back to IESE Business School, his alma matter, where he has been in the faculty since 1992.  As a faculty member at IESE Business School for almost 30 years, Carlos combines teaching, research and management consultancy. He is a well-known reference in strategy, organizational development and governance issues. Carlos has collaborated with several firms as a consultant, board member, senior advisor or as a member of the executive committee.

Carlos has also published extensively, with a particular focus on families and family business, strategic management and organizational development.

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About Javier Abadía

Javier Abadía began his professional career working as strategic consultant with his father, Leopoldo Abadía, founding team member and professor at IESE Business School. Their focus was on helping families and companies to define their purpose, build their future and make a leap of quality in their management. Later, Javier assumed managerial responsibilities in the High Council of Chambers of Commerce of Spain. For the past 12 years, Javier has led the strategy of one of the largest Spanish tourist groups, a family-owned company.

Javier is a recognized expert in managing the complexities and developing the strategies that enable the convergence and conciliation of family and business.

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About Luis Costa

Luis Costa is a Portuguese American who lived and worked in the USA, Canada and in London before moving to Barcelona. After spending 25 years in the USA (a product of American Universities and a Partner at a strategic consulting firm in the 80s), Luis became a coach, mentor, and strategic advisor to CEOs, C-Level executives, family and business leaders, and senior management teams in a significant number of the major global companies (including many Fortune 100), innovative companies operating in new ecosystems and dynamic family-owned businesses. He is also a coach and an advisor to senior partners in Professional Services Firms and Law Firms.

Luis is a member of the Forbes Coaches Council, and publishes regularly in Forbes. He is also a business mentor at Torch, a platform supporting business leaders globally.

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