Category Archives: Cover Story

Re-evaluate, create, be different, and open for all 


Photo: Mark Soler @msfotography. All Rights Reserved

Frank Grima’s career has been interesting because he always wanted to learn all the aspects of the restaurant business. “You definitely have to have grease (passion) in your veins to survive,” confirms the veteran businessman and visionary behind City Lounge Diner and Teatru Café. Grima’s mantra has been “Go for it” and “don’t be afraid”. Frank insists that, “If you believe in yourself you can do anything. Dream big, why not, it’s your life. The more you connect with people the more exciting the dream becomes.”MBR had a chance to interview the old-time business impresario about the challenge of being a restaurant owner and manager in the buzzing capital of Valletta, how to always try to make your business better, and being the best you can.

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Leaders in Luxury Real Estate



MBR interviews Michael Hili, Managing Director with John Taylor Luxury Real Estate, who discusses high net worth luxury real estate, talent management, expertise, commitment and high quality of service
MBR: Could you explain how you came to be involved with high net worth luxury real estate and what inspired you to focus on that sector?

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Interview with Colin Gregory, Managing Director, and Edward Saliba, Director at Equiom Malta

TFGX1172Colin Gregory, Managing Director of Equiom Malta explains what this acquisition means to Equiom. Edward Saliba, previously a Director and Head of Corporate Services at DF Corporate and now part of Equiom Malta, discusses the integration process from his perspective and the benefits it has brought to his team and clients.

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Making Malta The Centre of Innovations

Nick DobGRO_3045rovolskiy, Co-Founder/ Vice-President of Parallels, talks with MBR to explain the significant €10 million investment made by Acronis, who has joined Runa Capital and Parallels In Accelerating Innovation and Supporting Blockchain Initiatives in Malta. In this exclusive interview Mr Dobrovlskiy tells us just why technology innovations and strong customer demand for data protection solutions fuels need for expansion in the Mediterranean region through a concerted and strategic partnership approach with the Island of Malta.




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Ready for the Challenge


Roderick Psaila has passed his whole career in the banking sector. Academically qualified as a banker and economist, Roderick started his working life at the Central Bank of Malta, where he spent eighteen years – taking out a short period when he was engaged by the European Central Bank – before taking the plunge into the industry locally in 2008. AgriBank is Roderick’s third bank he started himself and he has occupied the position of CEO from day one.





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