Press release 

Date: 15.06.2023

ConFEAS 2023 International Conference Took Place in Yerevan, Armenia

Yerevan, 2023: Federation of Euro-Asian Stock Exchanges hosted the international capital markets conference ConFEAS 2023, in Armenia, on June 15, 2023.

At its third edition, FEAS annual flagship event, ConFEAS, returned with a brand new format. The conference featured over 40 speakers and covered four main areas of capital markets, as well as offered a unique cultural networking session, and much more.

ConFEAS 2023 brought together around 200 participants from Exchanges, CSDs, Banks, Regulatory Bodies, Investment Companies, and IFIs under one roof to discuss the latest trends, issues, and opportunities in modern capital markets.

The opening remarks were made by the Deputy Chairman of Central Bank of Armenia, Mr. Armen Nurbekyan; Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Economy of Republic of Armenia, Mr. Rafayel Gevorgyan; FEAS Chairman; Secretary General of Federation of Euro-Asian Stock Exchanges, Dr. Konstantin Saroyan and Founder of Apricot Capital CJSC, Mr. Vardan Amaryan.

The conference covered four distinct areas of capital markets, including Trading, Post-Trade, ESG, and Public Relations.

Konstantin Saroyan, FEAS Secretary General, stated: “It has already been six years since the headquarters of FEAS were relocated to Armenia. The annual ConFEAS event, previously held in Abu Dhabi and Bucharest, marks its first occurrence in Armenia this year.

Today, under one roof, approximately 40 influential speakers from the capital market have gathered to discuss the prevailing issues and opportunities within the industry. This event presents a remarkable opportunity for all participants to acquire new knowledge and establish valuable connections through networking.”

He added: “I am delighted to announce that we have a strong presence here today, with over 200 participants from more than 30 countries. I extend my gratitude to all our esteemed participants, FEAS Members, and, of course, our generous sponsors, whose support has made this conference possible.”

Vardan Amaryan, Founder of Apricot Capital, stated: ConFEAS is the perfect platform for collaboration and knowledge-sharing. We are delighted that Armenia is hosting ConFEAS 2023, where we meet with the brightest professionals from exchanges, CSDs, banks, regulatory bodies, and other financial institutions worldwide to discuss the latest trends, challenges, and opportunities in modern capital markets.As the general investment partner of this event, Apricot Capital believes that through the development of capital markets, enhanced effectiveness of transactions, and improved customer experience, we will contribute to the overall growth of the Armenian economy”.

The conference was organized by the Federation of Euro-Asian Stock Exchanges, Apricot Capital CJSC was the General Investment Partner, Team Telecom Armenia and Amundi-Acba Asset Management companies were the sponsors of the conference.


About FEASThe Federation of Euro-Asian Stock Exchanges (FEAS) was established on 16 May 1995 with 12 founding members. The purpose of the Federation is to contribute to the cooperation, development, support and promotion of capital markets in the Euro-Asian Region (i.e. Europe, Asia and the Mediterranean Basin).

Currently there are 43 members. For information about FEAS, its members and activities, please visit


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