Hundreds of senior senior executives – government and business leaders from Greece, Europe and the United States have gathered in New York City for Monday’s “21st Annual Capital Link Invest in Greece Forum”.
The Forum organized in cooperation with the New York Stock Exchange and major global investment banks is focused on the theme: “Greece is Back”.
With a new government which has solid parliamentary majority and popular mandate coupled with a clear, realistic and business friendly strategy, Greece is expected to embark on a solid growth trajectory, organizers say.
Foreign investments are of critical significance for the re-launching of the economy. With a proven track record and wide acceptance within the business, financial and investment communities, the Capital Link Invest in Greece Forum offers the perfect timing to communicate the proper message to a wider and highly targeted audience, enhance investor interest and confidence and help attract foreign investments.
Given the renewed interest of the business and investment community for Greece, this year’s forum will allow the international investment community to familiarize itself with the priorities of the new government and will highlight the new opportunities in Greece and its attractiveness as an investment and business destination.
The Prime Minister of Greece Kyriakos Mitsotakis will deliver the Government’s message to the international investor Community via webcast. Seven Greek Government officials and the Ambassador of Greece to the United States, Haris Lalacos, who will deliver the opening remarks to the Forum, will be among the participants.
Wilbur L. Ross, Secretary of Commerce will be the keynote speaker at the Leadership Award dinner, where John Paulson, President & Portfolio Manager, Paulson & Co. will receive the “2019 Capital Link Hellenic Leadership Award” recognizing his significant contribution to Greece.
On Tuesday, December 10th, 2019, there will be a “Greek Day at the New York Stock Exchange” where the Greek Delegation, Greek companies listed on the NYSE and companies which participated in the forum will ring the Closing Bell at the New York Stock Exchange, an event of unique visibility throughout the world.
The event will be broadcast live on major news stations in the United States and abroad to an audience of millions of viewers worldwide.
Founded in 1995, Capital Link is a New York based investor relations, financial communications and advisory firm with a strategic focus on the maritime, commodities and energy sectors, MLPs, as well as Closed-End Funds and ETFs.
Based in New York City, Capital Link has presence in London, Athens & Oslo. Capital Link is a member of the Baltic Exchange and works very closely with the New York Stock Exchange, NASDAQ and the London Stock Exchange as well as with major international and supranational organizations and industry associations in the areas of the firm’s strategic concentration.