«Greek Day» at New York Stock Exchange: Tsakalotos rang “The Closing Bell”15.12.2017
Within the context of the 19th Annual Capital Link Invest in Greece Forum the New York Stock Exchange in cooperation with Capital Link organized a special ceremony in honor of Greece entitled “Greek Day at NYSE”.
On Tuesday, December 12th, 2017, the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) held an official reception in honor of the Greek Delegation, Greek companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange and companies that participated in the Forum.
The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) flew the Greek flag on Wall Street and issued special commemorative medals to honor the members of the Greek Delegation.
This year’s “Greek Day at NYSE” featured Greek Government Officials and executives representing companies listed in the US stock markets as well as companies that participated at the 19th Annual Capital Link Invest in Greece Forum, which held in great success the previous day.
Hon. Euclid Tsakalotos, Minister of Finance of the Hellenic Republic, rang “The Closing Bell”, ending the trading session on Tuesday, December 12th 2017.
New York Stock Exchange Representative was Mr. Chris Taylor, Vice President, NYSE Listings & NYSE Services
Mrs. Nicole Petallides, the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) anchor for The Fox Business Network welcome the Government Delegation.
The participants of the “Closing Bell” ceremony included from the Government Delegation: Hon. Euclid Tsakalotos, Minister of Finance of the Hellenic Republic, Hon. Elena Kountoura, Minister of Tourism of the Hellenic Republic, Mr.George Tziallas, Secretary General for Tourism Policy and Development-Ministry of Tourism, Dr. Constantine Koutras, Consul General of Greece in New York, Nicolas Bornozis, President Capital Link, Olga Bornozi, Managing Director Capital Link.
US Listed Companies: Aegean Marine Petroleum, Dorian LPG, Euroseas, Gener8 Maritime, Navios Maritime Holdings, Seanergy Maritime Holdings,Tsakos Energy Navigation
Finally participated the below listed and non-listed Companies and Associations: NATIONAL BANK OF GREECE, PIRAEUS BANK, ALPHA BANK, CITI, EUROBANK ERGASIAS SA, GOLDMAN SACHS, HELLENIC CORPORATION OF ASSETS AND PARTICIPATIONS S.A., HELLENIC FINANCIAL STABILITY FUND, INDEPENDENT AUTHORITY FOR PUBLIC REVENUE, HELLENIC PETROLEUM , INTRALOT SA, LEVANT PARTNERS AIFM, OLAYAN INVESTMENT GROUP, GNTO, UBS, WATSON FARLEY & WILLIAMS, ZEPOS & YANNOPOULOS.
The active support and participation of NYSE, the world’s largest stock exchange, enhances the prestige and the visibility of the Forum and of Greece to a wide international investment audience. It also shows the stable support to Greece, the Greek companies, the Greek shipping industry and the Diaspora.
The Securities and Exchange Commission of the United States of America is a major source of capital for the growing number of Greek interest companies and the NYSE plays playing a leading role in this.