Invitation to the conference:



23 & 24 October 2014, ASE Group, Leoforos Athinon 110


The Investment edition A-Energy, organizes on 23 & 24 October, a two-day Forum on "FINANCING GROWTH" to be held at the Athens Stock Exchange Group. Basic objectives of the event, which takes place with the kind cooperation and support of the European Commission Representation in Greece, the National Bank of Greece and other major financial institutions and investors, are:


First, specific information on the very topical issue of corporate loans in arrears, where emphasis will be placed on the proposed institutional framework of the State, the relevant recommendations of the banks, as well as business entities and


Secondly, the relevant information from banks, financial institutions and investment firms in Greece and abroad, to the interested businesses concerning the introduction of new financial instruments such as:


  • The marketability of introducing new project bonds in the bond market for large investment projects
  • The mechanism for financing business plans (project finance)
  • The funding of projects / studies by the Fund Connecting Europe Facility (CEF)
  • The introduction of new investment proposals for new listed investment funds
  • The creation of special purpose instruments to raise capital.
  • The New Markets such as the Early Stage Market – Crowd funding.
  • The mechanism for the successful implementation of the privatization program.
  • The potential funding through the Investment Bank.
  • The further development of projects through PPPs.



Finally, especially for new businesses there will be presentations of existing capabilities through specialized investment funds.



Developing new corporate finance instruments


The financial forum, is the continuation of the very successful and highly visible in the press forum, held in the Athens Stock Exchange Group on 2-3 July (conclusions are listed on the site www.a-energy.gr), under the auspices of the European Commission Representation in Greece, the Ministries of Environment and Infrastructure, and the participation of leading investors the key issues of which were major projects and investments, and alternative means of corporate finance were presented (conclusions are listed on the site www.a-energy.gr).





For the success of the forum, we are already cooperating with the relevant financial institutions in the EU, the ASE Group, the Greek banks, Ministries of Development and Infrastructure and the ENTERPRISE GREECE. We also cooperate with the Union of Listed Companies (ENEISET), the S.E.V.E. and the S.B.B.E. from Northern Greece, National Confederation of Hellenic Commerce, energy and construction companies and comprehensively with all major entities in the country, who are already working to submit specific proposals in the Forum.



Target Groups/Participants


The conference is aimed to attract participants from listed and non-listed corporations, diverse businesses, private investors, banks and other financial advisors, foreign and domestic institutional investors, brokerage firms and public sector executives.




Confirmed Panelists


Among those already confirmed panelists are, the Secretary General of the Ministry of Public Works Mr. S. Simopoulos, the Managing Director of the Athens Exchange Group Mr. S. Lazarides, the Special Secretary General of PPPs Mr. N. Mantzoufas, the Deputy Director of Corporate Finance and Project Finance, National Bank of Greece, Mr. D. Konstantakopoulos, the Corporate Executive for the Jessica funding program Mr. K. Stavridis, the General Manager for Corporate Special Assets, National Bank of Greece Mr. P. Fourtounis, the Head of Macroeconomic Analysis, the Eurobank Group, Mr. P. Monocrousos, Senior Banker – Head of Project Finance, the Eurobank Group, S. Venetsianos, and Mr. S. Vasiliou, Head of Structured Finance, the Eurobank Group, the Managing Director of Attica Wealth Management and VP of the Hellenic Fund and Asset Management Association, Mr. Th. Krindas, Mr. A. Poularikas, President of Attica Finance, Mr. L. Pilitsis, CEO of the Private Equity & Venture Capital Group, the Piraeus Bank Group, Mr. G. Nikoloulias the Managing Director of the O.P.P. Consulting & Logistics, Mr. G. Logothetis, Head of the Department of Coordination of Business Programs Compliance, the Ministry of Development, the Managing Director of KTIRIAKES YPODOMES S.A., Mr. E. Droulias, the President and/or the Executive Vice President of S.E.V.E. Mr. K. Loufakis and Mr. An. Alexandridis, respectively, the President of S.B.B.E., Mr. A. Savvakis, the President of the Union of Listed Companies (ENEISET), Mr. P. Drakos, the President of National Confederation of Hellenic Commerce, Mr. Β. Korkidis, Mr. D. Tsigos, President of the Hellenic Startups Association (H.S.A.), Mr. G. Papadopoulos, Lawyer and Sec. General of H.S.A., Mr. Jonathan H.M. Harfield, Partner, Ernst & Young, as well as leading executives of the banks and corporations such as ELLAKTOR, GEK TERNA etc.


Panelists from abroad:

There are also confirmed panelists from Directorate General of the E.I.B. for bonds, the Connecting Europe Fund, the Hd.of the Istanbul office, T+C climate change, Co-lead Trade & Competitiveness of the IFC, Mr. Alexios Pantelias, and Executives specialized in Corporate Bonds from Chadbourne & Parke (London) llp and McBains Cooper.


There will be a greeting on the first day by a National Bank of Greece Board Representative, and the Hon. Minister of Development, Mr. N. Dendias and the Hon. Minister of Public Works, Mr. M. Hrisohoidis have been invited to address the Conference.



Conditions of Participation


To attend the Forum, please check the Conference presentation brief the conditions of Participation and the relevant entry form.


 Conference Brief

 Participation Terms

 Entry Form

 Online Registration






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