Energy and banking tops the agenda. Ministers of Finance, Energy and Transportation will address the Forum that will take place in New York, on March 22
New York.– (GreekNewsOnline)
The President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades will be the keynote speaker at the Capital Link’s “Invest in Cyprus” Forum that will take place on Wednesday, March 22, at The Metropolitan Club in New York. The Cypriot president arrives in New York on Monday and on Wednesday he is going to meet at the UN headquarters UNSG Antonio Guterres.
According to a press release issued by the organisers, the forum will feature the developments and reforms in the Cypriot economy and the Cypriot government`s programme for the economy and investments.
It will also feature political and business leaders and decision makers from the public and private sectors, including three key Government Ministers from the Republic of Cyprus (Minister of Finance Harris Georgiades, Minister of Commerce, Industry, Tourism and Energy Yiorgos Lakkotrypis, Minister of Transport Communications and Works Marios Demetriades), US Deputy Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Jonathan Cohen, the CEOs of major Cypriot organizations and senior executives of US and international companies active in the region.
The forum aims to raise awareness of Cyprus as an investment and business destination among the US investment, financial and business communities. It will showcase the increasing importance of Cyprus as a regional maritime, logistics, energy and operational hub and highlight investment and business opportunities in these areas as well as in financial services, IT and tourism.
`Cyprus can be of significant value to companies which are using the United Kingdom as a gateway to the European Union and will thus be affected by BREXIT`, the press release adds.
It also says that `strategically located as the gateway to the European Union, the Middle East, North Africa and the Black Sea, Cyprus is a full member of the European Union with an open market economy and skilled workforce mainly specializing in the financial and service sectors. It offers political stability, an efficient legal system, a competitive tax regime and a restructured and growth oriented economy. The banking system has been recapitalized and is governed by practices aligned with the EU legislation`.
The President of Capital Link Nikos Bornozis said he is particularly proud to be hosting this forum on Cyprus with a view to enhance the country’s profile, especially to representatives of american companies, financial institutions and members of the business community, highlighting Cyprus’ advantages as an investment and business destination.
The Forum attracts the highest level of Governmental representatives, executives from the private sector, international partners and investors currently active in Cyprus. Specifically in addition to the intervention through webcast of the President of Cyprus, the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the US Department of State,the 3 ministers and the President of the Cyprus Organization Investment Promotion, we are privileged to have the participation of :
- 3 of the largest Cypriot banks: Bank of Cyprus, Cooperative Central Bank, Hellenic Bank and Citi, also
- the 4largest international auditing and consulting firms: Ernst& Young, Deloitte, PricewaterhouseCoopers, KPMG and also McKinsey&Company
- International giants in the energy sector: ENI, Delek Group &Avner Oil & Gas Exploration,Exxon Mobil, Noble Energy,
- US investors with active presence in Cyprus: Third Point, Invesco Private Capital / WL Ross &Co., Spectrum Gaming Capital
- Major shipping companies:The Cyprus Union of Shipowners and Safe Bulkers, which is listed on the New York Stock Exchange
- Major shipping industry participants: Columbia Shipmanagement, Tototheo Group;
- Cypriot American Entrepreneurs with investment presence in Cyprus : Nikos Mouyiaris, DinosIordanou, Andreas Kramvis, John Televantos.
In the framework of «Capital Link Invest in Cyprus Forum», Polys Hadjioannou, managing director of Safe Bulkers, which is listed on the New York Stock Exchange, is hosting a special event at the SE to honour Cyprus.
Hadjioannou, accompanied by President Anastasiades, his Ministers and other officials, will ring the bell to mark the end of trading on the Stock Exchange on Tuesday, March 21.
- The Emergence of Cyprus As A Regional Business Hub
- ECONOMY – BUSINESS & INVESTMENT:
The Economy of Cyprus – Developments & Outlook
Cyprus: A Dynamic Business and Investment Centre
Doing Business in Cyprus – Legal and Tax Considerations
Cyprus: Growth opportunities in the financial sector and beyond
- BANKING & FINANCIAL SERVICES:
Banking & Financial Services
Developing the Fund Industry Through Cyprus – Cyprus as the Gateway to the European Union
Cyprus as a Regional Energy Hub – Business & Investment Opportunities in Energy
- SHIPPING & LOGISTICS
Cyprus as a Regional Maritime & Logistics Industry Hub
- LUNCHEON & KEYNOTE ADDRESS
- CYPRUS AS A BUSINESS & INVESTMENT DESTINATION
Why Cyprus – The international Investor Perspective
Why Cyprus – The Cypriot American Investor Perspective
Investing in Growth & Entrepreneurship – International Funding Mechanisms for SME Investments in Cyprus
The Forum will provide delegates with unique networking opportunities through one-to-one meetings with listed and unlisted companies, as well as, with members of the Cypriot Government delegation.
A day before the Forum, Citi will host an official dinner at its headquarters in honor of the officials and speakers of the Forum.
Capital Link is an Advisory, Investor Relations and Financial Communications firm. Capital Link is known for the organization of large scale high quality maritime and investor forums in key industry centers, such as New York, London, Athens and Shanghai, and as of 2017 in Limassol. Capital Link organizes fourteen conferences annually, of which seven are focused on the maritime sector. Capital Link’s events draw the elite of the financial, investment and maritime communities and provide a unique combination of superior informational content, marketing and networking opportunities. Capital Link’s global marketing platform enhances the visibility and reach of these events during the year on a global scale that lasts well beyond the date on which each event is held, becoming a continuous reference point for market participants.
To register please go to the link below:
The CAPITAL LINK FORUM website: www.capitallinkforum.com