Carlos Bremer’s impact on entertainment and sports, from Luis Miguel to The Perfect Game and Canelo

Get to know Carlos Bremer, the Monterrey-born businessman who supports sports and has a long history of success in the financial sector.

During Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s (AMLO) morning press conference this Thursday, the governor of the northern state of Nuevo León, Samuel García, appeared. Mexican businessman Carlos Bremer, who is of Monterrey origin, was also seen with him.

In front of the media, the businessman thanked President López Obrador for receiving the sports heroes of Nuevo León at the National Palace after the victory of the Mexican national team in the Real Madrid Foundation’s World Challenge soccer tournament.

Bremer wanted to “thank the president for this great moment for those who are now our heroes and tell them a little about this half miracle.”

The businessman said that the president “never says anything,” but “he is the president who has helped sports the most in history. I know him, so I appreciate and respect him, and am very grateful for what he does for sportsmen.”

El empresario acompañó a AMLO a un viaje a la casa Blanca en 2020. Foto: Patricia Armendariz/Twitter.
The businessman accompanied AMLO on a trip to the White House in 2020. Photo: Patricia Armendariz/Twitter.

Carlos Bremer is one of the country’s most well-known and prominent businessmen. He gained popularity after appearing in the Shark Tank Mexico program, where he participated alongside other investors such as Arturo Elías Ayub and Morena congresswoman Patricia Armendáriz.

It is worth mentioning that Bremer and another group of men and women, including Armendáriz, accompanied President López Obrador to a meeting that the President had with the now-former President of the United States, Donald Trump, in Washington in mid-2020.

Who is Carlos Bremer?

Carlos Bremer Gutiérrez was born on June 1, 1960, in Monterrey, Nuevo León, so he is 62 years old. He is married to Adriana Ibarra de Bremer and has four children.

Líderes magazine reports that Bremer, at the age of 10, already had a savings account into which he deposited the proceeds from trips he organized for children his age. When he was only 12, the businessman began selling calculators to corporations in his hometown, Monterrey.

Bremer ha apoyado a diversos deportistas. FOTO: EDGAR NEGRETE/CUARTOSCURO.COM
Bremer has supported several sportsmen. PHOTO: EDGAR NEGRETE/CUARTOSCURO.COM

Years later, he studied accounting at the Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey. At 19, he joined the Banpaís group brokerage firm, and at 25, he participated in the founding of Ábaco Casa de Bolsa.

A few years later, in 1993, Carlos Bremer partnered with Javier Benítez Gómez to capitalize Value Grupo Financiero. This Mexican company operates several companies in the financial sector, mainly a brokerage house.

This group is a brokerage, fund operations, investment management, and leasing leader. In addition, Bremer is an active contributor to organizations such as the Clinton Foundation of former U.S. President Bill Clinton.

The Mexican businessman even served on its board between 2002 and 2017, where he met Sussy Buffet, daughter of tycoon Warren Buffet, one of the richest people in the world, which led him to venture into the film industry, as the producer of the film The Perfect Game, in 2010.

El empresario regiomontano apoyó financieramente al cantante Luis Miguel. (Fotos: Instagram/@carlosbremergtz @lmxlm)
The businessman from Monterrey financially supported singer Luis Miguel (Photos: Instagram/@carlosbremergtz @lmxlm).

This has not been his only move in the entertainment world, as it was also known that he provided financial support to singer Luis Miguel to help his career rebound. In association with Carlos Slim Domit and Miguel Aleman Magnani, Carlos Bremer planned to save his career and pay off his debts, although no details were ever given.

In addition, Bremer is passionate about social responsibility linked to sports, supporting various athletes in their careers, such as Adrián González, Saúl El Canelo Álvarez, and Juan Manuel Márquez, among many others. “It is very good for the city that young people are entertained by playing sports. I am a great believer in Mexican athletes,” said the businessman.