The 7th Greek Investment Forum in New York was held on 19th and 20th June 2018. The Forum concluded successfully with the participation of 60 investment funds and 90 portfolio managers, and 400 one-on-one meetings were held with listed companies. LXM Group was proud to continue its support of the event again as a Gold Sponsor.
Petros Mylonas, Head of Southern Europe at LXM, commented: “We remain hopeful for the Greek market and economy as it is at a major crossroad after 8 years of crisis. LXM is delighted to continue supporting an event that encourages the return of investor confidence in the country.”
Kimon Roussos, Head of Sales, added: “LXM Group received positive feedback from clients we invited and there was ample interest to meet the many Greek corporates who attended. Sentiment at the Forum was that the worst of the crisis has now passed. Investors commented on the quality of the management of corporates and their hard work in sustaining their businesses during the difficult last few years.”
The event was organised by the Athens Stock Exchange and the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce and aims to promote Greek business and investment opportunities in the USA. 23 listed Greek companies participated in the event, representing the banking, energy, telecoms, gaming, real estate, oil & gas, gaming and aviation industries.
The delegation included the US Ambassador to Greece, Mr Geoffrey Pyatt, and the Alternate Minister of Economy and Development Mr. Alexis Charitsis. Briefing sessions were held with the CEO of the Athens Exchange Group, Sokrates Lazaridis, the President of the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce, Simos Anastasopoulos and the Chairman of the Hellenic Capital Market Commission, Professor Charalampos Gotsis.
LXM would like to thank the Athens Stock Exchange and the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce for an excellent forum and looks forward to closer and further cooperation with both groups in the coming years.