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    Fabrizio Costa is a Brazilian art collector and researcher, former currency speculator, venture capitalist and advisor who was responsible for shaping debt and equity structures which leveraged several start-ups in the oil & gas, mining, engineering and marketing sectors.

     

    Mr. Costa began his career in São Paulo as a currency broker in 2002 when he co-founded the firm GT Financial in association with his early stage mentor in financial markets, Doctor Renato Ventura Ribeiro, Ph.d, a brilliant mind for whom he had great respect and admiration, and who would tragically commit suicide after killing his own child a few years later - the episode had a profound impact on Mr. Costa’s life and marked him for many years. GT Financial targeted foreign companies and non-residents in Brazil and its startup was covered by the reputable newspaper O Estado de São Paulo. In 2002-2003, on a mutual and friendly agreement, Mr. Costa left the partnership to become a professional trader in the international interbank currency market and also in the Brazilian debt and stock markets.

     

    In 2003, through and old time colleague of his older brother, a former investment banker who held a position in Accenture, Mr. Costa met Doctor R. Morgado, Ph.D, a brilliant physicist specialised in statistical physics and developer of Monte Carlo algorithms for general stochastic processes and advanced genetic algorithms. Mr Costa developed a truthful respect towards Mr. Morgado and a natural intellectual rapport arose between the gentlemen, who united knowledge, efforts and research to develop a proprietary automated trading system based on genetic algorithms which would gradually evolve into a full artificial intelligence trading system. Fidelitas Investimentos was born, founded by four partners, to manage exclusively its own capital and shareholders' capital while it was under authorisation process in Brazilian Securities Commission.

     

    In 2004, the startup caught the attention of Bill Gate’s most powerful partner in Latin America, the IT magnate Mrs. Bonner, founder of T.B.A conglomerate and elected by Forbes Brazil at that time as the 10th most powerful person in the country, who made an offer to take the controlling position of the company after it was presented to her by one of the four partners. “Although she had already been convicted by a high profile cartel case involving bribery, espionage and full scale corruption practices, using a deputy chief of police and powerful politicians (according to the speech of Senator Serys Slhessarenko at the Parliament, in public records ), the four partners accepted the offer to sell the control of the company (…) it was a take-it-or-leave-it offer and unfortunately we accepted it.”, he explains with regret. From on then on a series of management interferences from the controlling shareholder side led the parties to unsolvable disagreements and quarrels. “The abuse and interference was a breach of our shareholders' agreement and it caused loss of our savings and our family’s savings which we invested in the company”, he remembers with regret. “Deceived by an evil spirit, I took vengeance in my heart, disobeyed God’s Commandments, accepted to engage in a prohibited form of talion with excessive force and the battle with the giant would last for twelve years, with repercussions in Brazilian Securities Commission and in Justice”, he explains. “The day I saw Cristina crying in front of me, I understood I had become a monster worse than her. That was the day when I began my search for the origin of evil.” Years later, Mrs. Bonner was indicted and prosecuted for corruption and money laundering by the State Prosecution Office in Operation Pandora Box for the largest corruption scandal in the modern Republic which was responsible for the country's first impeachment of a State Governor (the Governor of the Federal District), the imprisonment of the State Prosecutor and the fall of the Chairman of the State Court. The case marked the beginning of the use of the institute of plea bargain in Brazilian law and it is today the main legal tool used for the clean up of Brazilian politics and corporate world. “But everybody has a good side. When I withdrew myself from that prohibited war, voluntarily accepted to provide community services which were sentenced to me to compensate the excesses of my talion and finally declared myself a friend of the State - , I have publicly recognised her good deeds and qualities as a human person, specially her fight to pass the Maria da Penha Law in National Congress, which creates legal protection for women in Brazil, the fact that she has been a good mother and a good companion for a man with cancer. Surely only God knows his mysteries. He is the All Knower of All Things.”

     

    In 2006, Mr. Costa began taking controlling positions in privately held companies.

     

    In that same year of 2006, Mr. Costa formed a consortium with British-German private equity firm Wertheim Roth Capital and launched an unsuccessful takeover of ATP S.A, which controlled Brazil´s second largest independent ATM network— Rede Verde Amarela — the direct competitor of Rede24Horas, controlled by Tecban S.A. The acquisition would result in the formation of Multi ATM network and open the way for individual entrepreneurs in retail to own ATMs and receive transaction rebates against the lease of the ATMs to the network thus paving the way to a new niche market in the Brazilian technology sector (something which would be described in today's language as the "Uber of ATMs"). As a consequence, the model reduced Capex requirements from banks since the financial burden of ATMs purchase was transferred to the retail participants. The Board of Officers of ATP S.A defeated the attempt based on a higher — though unsustainable — valuation of the company´s shares. Mr. Costa strongly disagreed with the valuation proposed by the Management and thus pulled back the offer. Less than a year later, Mr. Costa´s pull back move proved right when the CEO of ATP S.A, the former chairman of the Regional Bank of Brasilia and 17 individuals were arrested for corporate fraud involving ATP S.A, the Association of State Banks (Asbace) and the Regional Bank of Brasilia (state owned bank) driving the company´s valuation to a historic low.

     

    At the age of 27, Mr. Costa developed a reputation of a "corporate raider kid” after his hostile takeover of Fóton Informática S.A — a distressed medium-sized company which managed the nationwide ATM network of Caixa Econômica Federal - in consortium with Wertheim Roth Capital. Mr. Costa systematically sold Fóton´s assets to repay the money he borrowed to purchase the company, which was described as “asset stripping” during his attempt to take the company public in AIM - London Stock Exchange — under the control of Photon Systems PLC. After one year litigation, the parties reached an amicable agreement in civil court and Mr. Costa gave up his efforts to take Photon Systems PLC public. Three years later, Mr. Costa's pull back move proved right when the founding shareholders of the company were prosecuted for procurement fraud and finally convicted in 2011.

     

    In 2007, sick of the corruption he faced along the years, Mr. Costa decided to leave the corporate world. An erratic lifestyle, personal and family problems followed by the traumatic separation from his brother, associated with a neurological condition — which took almost a decade for Mr. Costa to comprehend — led him to full bankruptcy. "As Ulysses, I saw myself lost in the sea wandering with limited consciousness or direction", he remembers. It took 4 years for Mr. Costa to gradually recover from misery and adversity, reestablish himself and make his move back to the financial markets. But he is emphatic to say: "Even in my worst moments, when I was drowned in misery, I never stopped to help the weak and oppressed, and I gradually paid all my creditors, except two who were abusive and disrespectful."

     

    In 2011, Mr. Costa made his move back to the game — as he usually describes — thanks to a risky move in the international currency market, move which he is emphatic to say he would not repeat again. This year also marked his come back to the corporate world.

     

    Since 2011, Mr. Costa helped to internationalize several medium-sized companies and start-ups, when he founded the venture capital firm BR Par Venture Partners in São Paulo, Brazil. "As it is expected from someone in my position, I dealt with the controlling shareholders and top management of some of the largest companies in Brazil, both publicly traded and privately held, investment bankers and middle market companies. This is the very nature of venture capital business. No one could expect, at that time, the full scale meltdown that would affect the biggest names of the Brazilian corporate world and local market leaders a few years later", he explains. During the period Mr. Costa led Br Par Venture Partners, he held meetings with large corporations such as EBX Group, JBS, Hypermarcas, Engevix, Promon, among others, and also with local market leaders such as Facility Group, Medley Laboratories, Vitapan Laboratories, among dozens of others, but Mr. Costa is emphatic to say he is glad he pulled back and never concluded a single deal with the said companies. "I simply never concluded any deals with them, never made a single penny with them, thanks to God, The Most Gracious and Most Merciful", he explains. A few years later, Mr. Costa's pull back move proved right when the controlling shareholders and/or top management of the enlisted companies were targets of major corruption crackdowns which led hundreds of people to investigation, jail, indictment, prosecution, fines and/or seizure of assets.

     

    In 2012, Mr. Costa formed a consortium with KBW Investments, the investment firm led by His Royal Highness Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal of Saudi Arabia - the son of His Royal Highness Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, one of the world's richest men - to acquire Delta Construções S.A (under Legal Recovery), the 6th largest construction company in Brazil which was under distress after systematic clients´default due to the previous involvement of its major shareholder in a nationwide corruption scandal. The acquisition, if officially approved by the Public Assembly of Creditors and by the Court of Legal Recovery in Rio de Janeiro, would result in a Newco which would restore Brazilian operations, internationalize its activities and thus pave the way to save over 5,000 jobs (the remaining of the 25,000 jobs once sustained by the company). After almost 18 months of negotiations and disagreements between the consortium members, the controlling shareholder and the Board of Officers of the company, Mr. Costa withdrew himself from the deal. A few years later, the consortium member who initiated a dispute with Mr. Costa regarding the deal went bankrupt and was banned from Dubai. In 2016, the controlling shareholder of Delta was arrested, his assets were seized by Justice and today he cooperates with the State Prosecution Office in a plea bargain to help clean up the corruption in Rio de Janeiro. Until today, Mr. Costa believes that Delta deal would have been one of the most important deals of the Brazilian construction sector in the past 20 years. Mr. Costa has a deep respect for the company´s 52-year history and heritage, after surviving 8 different currency standards, under 17 different presidents, in a harsh macroeconomic and political environment, and firmly advocates that the Brazilian procurement law, the construction sector´s regulation and anti-corruption regulation requires a complete revamp to avoid defuse losses which continue to affect families, communities, municipalities, the states´ and federal governments, as well as creditors and entrepreneurs.

     

    In February 2014, BR Par Venture Partners announced the sale of its main portfolio companies to KBW Investments, and the transaction was covered by multiple specialized media vehicles, from local leading economic newspapers such as Valor Econômico to Wall Street Journal in New York. After concluding the transition of management to KBW Investments, Mr. Costa accepted a transitional position in the Board of Officers in its headquarters in Dubai, as Chief Strategy Officer.

     

    In October 2015, after divergences with the management of KBW, Mr. Costa decided to leave the company to dedicate himself to trading and research, and announced publicly his decision. Since then, Mr. Costa has no common interests with KBW. Two years later, His Royal Highness Prince Alwaleed bin Talal and 10 other royals, along with 200 people, were arrested in an unprecedented crackdown on corruption in Saudi Arabia already referred to as "The Saudi Purge".

     

    In 2016, Mr. Costa has announced his retirement from the corporate world to dedicate himself to art collection and religious studies, and currently sponsors Islamic Fine Art and Islamic Literature in London. Aside his personal interests, Mr. Costa has honorably accepted the invitation to hold the position of curator of Qadr Corp, a R&D Think Tank founded by S. Farris Al Kuwaiti, an Iraqi mathematician and investor known to have opposed the regime of Saddam Hussein after the invasion of Kuwait and the perpetration of crimes against humanity.

  • Economic and Political Views

    Economics and Financial Markets

     

     

    Mr. Costa advocates that market fundamentalism and economic interventionism are two opposite forms of extremism and both deviate from the path of a natural macroeconomic equilibrium. He strongly sustains that a clean and sober regulatory framework is indispensable for establishing healthy market conditions in any given open economy.

     

    Mr. Costa strongly condemns oppressive management fees charged by fund managers and oppressive listing costs on corporations, as well as terror-driven management acting against the interests of the shareholder and thus of wealth creation. Mr. Costa further condemns both controlling and minority shareholders acting with abuse of power. Last and most importantly, Mr. Costa vehemently condemns oppressive expansion costs on early stage companies and oppressive start-up costs on small businesses.

     

    Mr. Costa strongly condemns the development and distribution of derivatives in financial markets. Instead of trading derivatives, he sustains that market participants should trade the underlying assets - the stocks, futures, commodities, currencies and indexes. Although Mr. Costa does not condemn speculation and leveraging, he sincerely believes that speculation is unhealthy for the human heart and has an inherent charge of inequality, thus it is recommended to be avoided for evolved conscious reasons. Long term trend following, from both long and short perspectives, sustained by technical and fundamental analysis associated with a mature, solid, firm and objective view on risk management is thus seen as somehow more noble state of market participation from the philosophical point of view. In any case, Mr. Costa has always stated that the final decision of an asset purchase or sale is ultimately confirmed by abdominal muscle cramps originated by motor nerves.

     

    Political Science

     

    Mr. Costa strongly condemns the democratic system and the manipulation of criminal crowds, and advocates that the democratic system must gradually evolve towards the meritocratic system, wether in republics or in monarchies.

     

    Qualified Citizens

     

    In a meritocratic system, only qualified citizens vote and are eligible according to Mr. Costa. He sustains that a gradual and inappropriate inversion of values behind the concept of democracy throughout history has led societies to become hostages of populism and manipulation of criminal crowds. Therefore, he sustains that a citizen’s political rights - both the right to vote and the right to be voted for - must be conditioned to a positive credit rating for a period of 2 consecutive years, which must be monitored by the country’s independent monetary authority”. He explains: “Financially irresponsible individuals are a threat to themselves and to others, they cannot be allowed to decide on a nation’s direction and therefore they must have their political rights suspended".

     

    Mr. Costa further sustains that the evolution of the current citizen to the qualified citizen can only be achieved by a civilised constitutional transition where the current citizens are granted full political rights for a period of 15 years while the change is effective immediately for new voters. “Citizens must be given a chance to straighten themselves and become qualified citizens. True change is gradual therefore human beings must be given time to evolve into something better.”

     

    Meritocratic Parliament

     

    In a meritocratic system, the meritocratic parliament is a product of the constitutional downsizing of the current parliament. Mr. Costa sustains that current parliaments are inflated with an excessive number of politicians and that a gradual oversizing of the legislative bodies throughout history has led the current system to an inversion of values and to the peak of inefficiency.

     

    Mr. Costa strongly sustains that, in a meritocratic parliament, only the leaders of the political parties cast vote in restricted parliament sessions on behalf of the parties they represent, while the political parties vote all proposed matters and present projects of law in previous meetings held at their respective headquarters with the attendance of their elected members with a minimum quorum. He explains: “Analyse it carefully, and you will reach the conclusion that there is no need to have a large number of politicians attending large scale parliament sessions; what needs to reach the parliament are the ideas of the political parties, their projects of legislation and how each party vote each proposed matter. This is achieved by the use of the instrument of previous meetings found in shareholder agreements of corporations which determine that minority shareholders meet before the General Assembly to define a single vote. The previous meetings reduce unnecessary discussions, conflicts of interests, save time and resources. It is a civilised manner to organise vote”.

     

    Mr. Costa sustains that in a meritocratic system, the meritocratic parliament is an official and restricted cabinet of leaders, a formal round table which strictly hosts decision making process, therefore it is closed to the public, to the private sector and to the press, while the headquarters of the political parties are a private environment open to the public, to the private sector and to the press, where citizens, companies and NGOs are welcomed to openly represent their interests in a formal and informative manner. He explains: “In a meritocratic system, the political parties headquarters are a civilised environment similar to that of the chambers of commerce. The only difference is that, besides the usual scope of activities we find in the current chambers of commerce, the meritocratic parties headquarters also host the regular previous meetings, which are official and restricted to the political representatives duly elected by the qualified citizens.” Questioned if this model would not cause major job losses in the lobby industry, he explains: “In every industrial revolution, labor-saving technology has reduced jobs in manufactruing and workers adapted and migrated to other activities. It is the same case here with the workers from the lobby industry.”

     

    Mr. Costa further sustains that the evolution of the current parliament to the meritocratic parliament can only be achieved by a civilised constitutional transition where the current politicians holding seats at the current parliaments are granted full lifetime retirement rights with current salaries, benefits and honours - the “transitory period”. He explains: “In a meritocratic system, the new generation of politicians is employed by the political parties, must be effective and produce results to keep the political parties financially feasible. Only the effective political parties survive in a meritocratic system, therefore it is not righteous to request from politicians of today a sacrifice which is common only to martyrs. Their financial stability and the dignity of their families must be guaranteed by a constitutional voluntary retirement plan (CVRT) so they can take this evolutionary step in favour of society.”

     

  • Human Rights

    Legal Security

     

    Mr. Costa strongly advocates that legal security (which is comprised of the rights non-retroactivity of law, res judicata and respect for contracts) must be duly implemented as a fundamental right of the human person within the constitutional order of all civilised societies.

     

    Mr. Costa further advocates that acts against legal security perpetrated by political agents or high level civil servants holding State Power must be classified as a heinous crimes against humanity. The executive branch, legislators and judges cannot use the State power to artificially change the past and harm the public, violate stability of decisions and the free will of human beings. Therefore, authorities involved in retroactivity cases, violation of res judicata and contractual free will must be held accountable for their crimes against humanity and respond to non-compliance with the criminal law.

    Contempt of Court and Frivolous Litigation

     

    Mr. Costa strongly advocates that contempt of court and frivolous litigation must be classified as heinous crimes against humanity in favour of protecting the legal system's stability and integrity. A citizen has no defence against the power of the State, therefore the participants of the legal system cannot be allowed to alter facts and deceive the State represented by the natural judge. Thus lawyers and prosecutors who knowingly alter facts with the purpose to deceive the State to harm their victims must be held accountable for their acts in such heinous crimes and respond to non-compliance with the criminal law. Mr. Costa equally sustains that judges and prosecutors involved in corruption cases must be held accountable for crime of treason against the State and also for heinous crimes against their victims.

    Cultural Tradition, Family and Property

     

    Mr. Costa firmly believes and strongly advocates that preserving local cultural tradition from external influence, preserving family from individualistic influence, and preserving property rights from unlawful confiscatory influence, is the path to re-establish sense of belonging, identity and urban peace within any given society. Mr. Costa firmly advocates that the human rights of cultural tradition, family and property must be gradually re-established as supreme rights of the human person in all civilised societies.

    Privacy

     

    Mr. Costa´s famous argument: "We were created in private mode and to private mode we shall return" means that Mr. Costa firmly believes and strongly advocates that the fundamental right for privacy must be re-implemented in all civilised societies as a supreme right under the constitutional order.

    Racism

     

    Mr. Costa strongly and vehemently condemns racism. He sustains: "In the exact terms expressed by Prophet Muhammad, May Peace and Blessings of God be Upon Him, a white has no superiority over a black nor a black has any superiority over a white, except by piety and good action".

    Women

     

    Mr. Costa firmly advocates and sustains that: "In the exact terms expressed by Prophet Muhammad (PBGUH) in his Last Sermon, men have certain rights with regard to women, but women also have rights over men, therefore men must treat women well and be fair to them for they are our true partners in this life".

     

    Mr. Costa further advocates that the relationship between men and women in all civilized societies must gradually evolve from social to formal: "Informality and intimacy between men and women in western societies are a fertile soil for disaster and this model already proved to be bankrupt and unfeasible from the criminal, financial, commercial, labor, family and moral points of view. Whenever there is formality of treatment between men and women in a society, stability and urban peace are present. In the coming years, men and women must evolve and establish a strict formality with one another, under a respectful and healthy distance in day-to-day life and, specially, in the professional environment."

     

    Mr. Costa states that, as an average behavior, women should work and provide for the family, while men should dedicate themselves to religious, philosophical (academic), artistic or physical activities. Women's natural behavioural pattern is, in average, predominantly tactical and multi-functional, while men's natural behavioural pattern is, in average, predominantly strategic and target oriented. Both in religious and in secular sides, from the beginning of humanity, men have always been devoted to religious, philosophical, artistic or physical activities, while women dedicated themselves to provide sustenance for the family. He sustains that a gradual and inappropriate cultural process of inversion of this order lead both men and women around the world to live lives which they are naturally averse to, causing a subliminal dissatisfaction to both sides and an artificial opposition between them.

     

    Mr. Costa often cites Prophet Abraham, May Peace and Blessing of God be Upon Him, as an example of the ideal model: "Our father Abraham's (PBGUH) responsibility within the family was to serve God, The Most Beneficient, interpret his determinations, think and give direction, while he delegated to our Holy Mother Hajjar, May Peace and Blessings of God be Upon Her, the responsibility to provide water, food and shelter for the family, activities of which demanded high level execution and negotiation skills, firm conduct and professional positioning in dealing with tough competitors in serious disputes related to natural resources. She was a true lioness, a tough and a blessed woman; he was a true lion, a philosopher and God's Messenger", he explains. Mr. Costa further sustains that, with the exception of the Messenger Kings, David and Solomon, May Peace and Blessings of God be Upon Them, whose lives had a specific purpose and structure, and Jesus, May Peace and Blessings of God be Upon Him, whose Kingdom is not from this world and whose true partner in this life was our Holy Mother Mary, all God's Messengers, from Prophet Adam, May Peace and Blessings of God be Upon Him, to Prophet Muhammad (PBGUH), behaved more or less in the same manner, so we should not deviate from the straight way and treat our women accordingly.

     

    In this sense, when applying this concept to the corporate world, Mr. Costa sustains that in corporations the position of CEO is, in average, more suitable to women (specially those who resemble Mother Hajjar (PBGUH), while the chairman and board member positions are, in average, more suitable to men (specially those who resemble our father Prophet Abraham, PBGUH). Mr. Costa sustains that more qualified women should be incentivized to ascend to CEO and other executive positions, holding them legally accountable for their acts, and more middle market companies should be incentivized to evolve into corporations, and implement solid corporate governance with experienced financiers and philosopher doctors ascending to directive boards. He ends the interview with the following conclusion: "A country's life and economy improves when men and women work together respecting their natural differences and aptitudes, in a strictly formal relationship and environment".

  • Philanthropy

    Open Economies

     

    Mr. Costa has been active as a philanthropist since 2011 and has devoted substantial resources to encourage open societies in Brazil — which are tolerant of new ideas and different modes of thinking and behavior — to evolve into open economies.

     

    Mr. Costa´s philanthropic funding includes efforts to promote foreign direct investment attraction policies developed by the World Bank and OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) in the south of Brazil, and to help the local oppressed white Christian minorities re-establish the values of family, cultural tradition and property. He began funding dissident movements in the Brazilian southern states against the established extremist communist order and never received any support from any international or domestic organization.

  • Fields of Research

    Neurosciences

     

    Mr. Costa is a passionate student of neurosciences and has devoted twelve years of investigation on neural networks — both natural and artificial — , cognitive process, general-purpose language programming, communication systems and applied studies on peer-to-peer networks for information sharing.

     

    Mr. Costa has equally devoted research to investigate and delimitate behavioral patterns of sociopathy and clinical consequences of human exposure to PCL-R positive individuals using fractal geometry principles. He is emphatic to say: "We are all fractals of Adam of Eve".

     

    During his research on PCL-R positive individuals, Mr. Costa has accidentally discovered the Synthetic Psychiatric Disorders (SPDs) — term coined by him — , further systematized it and successfully tested his findings in the Marie Curie Institute in Luxembourg and in École Militaire in Paris, but never published his works. Mr. Costa´s findings on Synthetic Psychiatric Disorders (SPDs) have a vast array of applications ranging from fraud prevention and detection in Social Security and in the insurance industry to media sector regulation.

    Neurolinguistics & Psychiatry

     

    Positive Shock Treatment Theory

     

    During 7 years of investigation in multiple individuals in real life situation, Mr. Costa developed his first theory on Positive Shock Treatment. As per Mr. Costa´s First Theory on Positive Shock Treatment, “A positive trauma of same intensity, kind and circumstances, in opposite direction, cancels the effects of a negative trauma.”

     

    In summary, Mr. Costa explains: “Positive Shock Treatment applies in individuals of any age and will be effective (if and) only if the events are real and occur in real life situations. In a simple example, a child who has been yelled at with rage “you are no good!” shall recover to the zero point of trauma if the parent yells at the child “you are good!” in a different moment, but with the same intensity, rage and circumstances of the original traumatic event (…); in a more complex example, a person who has been kidnapped and brutally abused shall recover to the zero point of trauma if (and only if) the person is kidnapped again in the same (or similar) circumstances and brutally forced to enjoy good life experiences. A new trauma of the same intensity of brutality (in the positive direction) is indispensable to compensate the effects of the original trauma (in the negative direction)". Positive Shock Treatment is effective in a vast array of psychiatric disorders in all spectrum of compulsion, obsession and depression, from child abuse cases to complex trauma caused on victims of crimes of torture and terror, and has shown results even in patients with esquizofrenia”.

     

    Costa Syndrome

     

    While Mr. Costa studied and tested his findings related to his Theory on Positive Shock Treatment in Hospital Sirio Libanês and Hospital Albert Einstein in São Paulo, and in Psychiatry Institute of Santa Catarina, he accidentally discovered a rare psychiatric disorder which reshuffles short term memory in patients who suffered negative trauma events.

     

    Individuals who suffer from Costa Syndrome (named after him) “suffer a complete reshuffle in short term memory, causing a temporary short term memory loss and confusion which lasts until the trigger event is over. (…) short term memory will re-initialise and gradually resume activities to the regular state of functioning in periods ranging from 24 days to less than 30 minutes, depending on the case (…)” he explains.

     

    Mr. Costa did not publish his findings on Costa Syndrome or treatment for short term memory loss. He adds: “ Regarding treatment for memory loss, I respect the line of research University of Pennsylvania is developing under Darpa financing. The problem there is not the timing of the electrical impulse, but the amperage. Instead of generating the electrical impulses, they should try to recycle the electric current used by the brain cells with a conductor or semi-conductor. This will eliminate their casualties even if they miss the timing of the electrical impulse by a mili second. Eventually, they also tend to find the cure for migraine and other types of headaches.”

     

    Regarding his findings on psychiatry, Mr. Costa is emphatic to say: "Anxiety (also known as “lack of resilience”, also known as “lack of heart”, also known as “lack of faith”, also known as “Abra”) is the mother of all evil”.

     

    Human Enhancement

     

    Mr. Costa´s famous quote “Everything we clean tends to get better” means that a man should clean himself, his home, and his affairs up to the maximum point possible. Mr. Costa firmly believes and advocates that all men should strive to return to the practice of house keeping. “It brings us back to the time we had daily contact with fresh water.” Asked about his housekeeping abilities, he replied smiling: “I am better than Harry; I am not better than Philip.”

  • Education

    Mr. Costa is independent, self-taught and self-oriented, and has studied Finance and everything else he wanted in MIT OCW. He had a brief history in The Hague Academy of International Law, where he studied Private International Law. Additionally, Mr. Costa holds a Degree in Law and Specialization in International and Comparative Law in Catholic University of Brasilia.

  • Religion

    Mr. Costa was raised as a New Christian, of Jewish origin, who became a quasi-atheist and, through mathematics and science, reverted to Islam at the age of 37. He explains: “David, Peace and Blessings of God Be Upon Him, is my Father; Prophet Muhammad, Peace and Blessings of God Be Upon Him, is my Father in Law. God, The Most Kind and Most Merciful, is the Greatest."

  • Fabrizio Costa in the News.

    Fabrizio Costa on M&A, Foreign Direct Investment, Sub-Sovereing Initiatives, and more.

    Finance and M&A

     

    1. Wall Street Journal: KBW acquires BRPar Oil & Gas Assets

    2. Wall Street Journal (Brazil): KBW acquires BRPar Oil & Gas Assets

    3. Latin Finance: Discussing Infrastructure

    4. Valor Econômico: KBW acquires BRPar Portfolio 

    5. Portos & Navios: KBW acquires PetroCity

    6. Brazilian National Association of Economists: KBW Acquisition

    7. Folha Vitória: KBW acquires BRPar assets in oil&gas, mining and construction

    8. National Association of Shipbuilders: KBW acquires PetroCity

    Foreign Direct Investment

    Innovation & Development. GCC.

    1. Fabrizio Costa on Entrepreneur Middle East: https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/247678

    Regional Newspapers. Brazil.

    1. St. Catarina News: Saudi Prince Investments in SC

    2. St. Catarina News: Invest in St. Catarina Program

    3. St. Catarina News: Announcement of KBW

    4. St. Catarina News: Investment Attraction Program

    5. State Assembly Official News: KBW in Santa Catarina

    5. Tocantins News: Oman Investment Interests