The agreement contemplates the sponsorship of the General Assembly that IVEFA will celebrate on June 30, as well as a training session aimed at the members of the association, among other activities.
In a ceremony held in the office All in One Valencia of the financial institution, the agreement has been signed by Xicu Costa, territorial director of CaixaBank in the Valencian Community, and Francisco Vallejo, president of IVEFA. Tina Pastor and Juan Bolós, vice president and general director of IVEFA, and Felipe Pulido and Gustavo López, commercial directors of Business Banking and Private Banking of CaixaBank in the Valencian Community also participated in the signing.
Francisco Vallejo highlighted “the importance for IVEFA of having CaixaBank, one of the main national financial entities, among the sponsors”. “The CaixaBank group is committed to development and business initiative, as well as to the environment and CSR. In addition, IVEFA associates will have special conditions and they will be able to participate in training sessions organized by the bank and take advantage of the existing synergies between the financial and business sectors, ”Vallejo pointed out.
Likewise, the president of IVEFA has highlighted “the proximity of CaixaBank and its implantation and consolidation in Valencian lands”. “For us, who support our institution, it is a great boost to continue working for and for the Valencian family business as source of wealth and employment what we are ”, he added.
For his part, the territorial director of CaixaBank in the Valencian Community highlighted “the entity’s commitment to promoting the activity of Valencian family businesses, which are key to the development of the economy in the province”. “We consider it essential to go hand in hand with IVEFA because they represent, support and strengthen some companies that are decisive for the Valencian associative fabric”, he pointed out.
CaixaBank, the value of specialization
CaixaBank is the leading financial group in Spain and one of the most important in Portugal, where it controls 100% of BPI. The bank, chaired by José Ignacio Goirigolzarri and directed by Gonzalo Gortázar, has around 21 million clients in the Iberian market, the largest commercial network in the peninsula, with some 6,300 branches and 15,400 ATMs, and leadership in digital banking with 10 million digital customers.
Thanks to its specialization model, with a value proposition of products and services adapted to each segment, CaixaBank is a reference for the business fabric, as well as for shops, businesses, freelancers and entrepreneurs.
To serve companies with a turnover of less than 2 million euros, as well as shops, businesses and the self-employed, CaixaBank has a Business and Entrepreneurs division, which develops products and services adapted to the peculiarities of this customer segment with a close and comprehensive advice, not only through financial support, but also from the accompaniment in the management of your day to day.
Currently, this personalized service is offered from the more than 50 Business offices located throughout the country and through the more than 2,500 specialized managers in this segment who work in the entity’s network of offices.
Regarding companies that invoice more than 2 million euros, CaixaBank provides services to them through a network made up of more than 150 CaixaBank Companies centers distributed throughout all the Spanish autonomous communities in which around 1,500 highly qualified professionals work, with solid reputation in business advice.
The Valencian Institute for the Study of Family Business, IVEFA, is the space and voice of the family business. An independent and non-profit business association, whose objective is to help family businesses prosper in their activities, facilitate their professional development and protect their economic interests, in addition to accompanying them in generational transits and supporting them in the prevention of family conflicts.
Eddie is an Australian news reporter with over 9 years in the industry and has published on Forbes and tech crunch.