Euronext hosts 4th Pan-European IR conference in Amsterdam


European IR community shares best practices at the world's first stock exchange

Amsterdam – 29 September 2015– Euronext hosts the 4th edition of the Pan-European Investor Relations (IR) Conference in Amsterdam today, bringing together Investor Relations Officers and IR associations from all over Europe to share insights and expertise. Euronext organizes the yearly event with the IR Associations of Belgium (BIRA), France (CLIFF), the Netherlands (NEVIR), Portugal (FIR) along with Tradinfo. 

This conference is the largest event for the continental European IR community, helping them to extend their knowledge of current topics and leading IR practices. In addition, it offers ample opportunities to exchange experiences with peers and industry experts and to enhance their career through collaborative learning, leading edge content and unparalleled networking opportunities.

With the conference being held in the Amsterdam exchange for the first time, the theme is “Sharing IR best practices at the world’s first stock exchange.”The program includes presentations and interactive workshops on various topics such as best practice use of Social Media in IR, the role of proxy advisory agencies in the shareholder -issuer dialogue and regulatory updates.  The key-note speech will be given by Prof. Dr. Philip Joos of the University Tilburg: “Sell side analyst expertise and performance in a changing regulatory environment”.                                                                                                                                  

Marc Léfevre, Head of Listing at Euronext said: “It is a great honour to welcome so many IR professionals today. As an exchange with the focus on financing the real economy we find it important to enable IR Officers to raise their company’s profile towards the investor community in the best possible way. This platform allows IR professionals to exchange expertise with European IR thought leaders and it further extends the European IR network while sharing best practices.”                                   

This morning Chairman of NEVIR Roeland Haanen sounded the gong in Amsterdam, which officially denotes the opening of tradingin Europe.          

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About Euronext 
Euronext is the leading pan-European market infrastructure, connecting European economies to global capital markets, to accelerate innovation and sustainable growth. It operates regulated exchanges in Belgium, France, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway and Portugal. With more than 1,900 listed issuers and around €6.5 trillion in market capitalisation as of end June 2023, it has an unmatched blue-chip franchise and a strong diverse domestic and international client base. Euronext operates regulated and transparent equity and derivatives markets, one of Europe’s leading electronic fixed income trading markets and is the largest centre for debt and funds listings in the world. Its total product offering includes Equities, FX, Exchange Traded Funds, Warrants & Certificates, Bonds, Derivatives, Commodities and Indices. The Group provides a multi-asset clearing house through Euronext Clearing, and custody and settlement services through Euronext Securities central securities depositories in Denmark, Italy, Norway and Portugal. Euronext also leverages its expertise in running markets by providing technology and managed services to third parties. In addition to its main regulated market, it also operates a number of junior markets, simplifying access to listing for SMEs.  
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