The Athens Exchange and the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM) in cooperation with Enterprise Greece are holding the 7th Greek Investment Forum, “Greece: Back on the Path to Growth,” on June 19 and an investment roadshow on June 19-20 at the Peninsula Hotel in New York.
It’s expected that over 100 fund managers will participate in the two-day event; and over 450 one-on-one meetings have been arranged between participants, twenty-three of Greece’s largest listed companies, and U.S. institutional investors.
The Forum and investment roadshow are part of a larger initiative aimed to inform the U.S. business community about the significant new investment opportunities that have emerged in Greece and the types of enacted legislative, economic and structural reforms employed to foster growth and create a positive investment climate. As part of the initiative, select participants will also present Greece’s economic outlook and investment case to various decision makers and high-level government and business leaders in Washington (June 20-21) and Chicago (June 21-22).
The Greek Delegation will be led by the Athens Exchange Group’s Chairman George Handjinicolaou and CEO Socrates Lazaridis and the President of the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce, Simos Anastasopoulos. Accompanying them will be Greece’s Alternate Minister of Economy & Development, Alexis Charitsis, and the U.S. Ambassador to the Hellenic Republic, Geoffrey Pyatt, both whom emphasize the strong commitment of both governments to fosterer closer economic ties and business relations between the two countries.
Additional participants include: Lois Lambrianidis, Secretary General for Strategic and Private Investments, Ministry of Economy and Development; Ioannis Brachos, Secretary General for Economic Relations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Charalampos Gotsis, Chairman, Hellenic Capital Market Commission; Elias Athanasiou, Chief Executive Officer, Enterprise Greece; and Aris Xenofos, Chairman, and Riccardo Lambiris, CEO, of the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund.
The Forum is supported by leading Greek and international market participants. Gold Sponsors include: Alpha Finance; Axia Ventures; Citi; Eurobank Equities/Auerbach; Grayson; Euroxx Securities; Investment Βank of Greece; LXM Group; Marco Polo Securities; Morgan Stanley; ΝΒG Securities; and Piraeus Securities. Silver Sponsors include: Deloitte and the law firm Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP. The public relations sponsor for the event is U.S. based corporate communications agency Public Worldwide.