3,4 & 5 June 2013 — New York
Amsterdam, Brussels, Lisbon, New York, Paris – 4 June 2013 – NYSE Euronext (NYX) today announced that its Pan European Days event started yesterday in New York and will last from June 3 to June 5, 2013. This high-profile forum brings together businesses and investors – some 61 companies with up to €762 billion in market capitalisation1 that are listed on NYSE Euronext’s continental European markets (Amsterdam, Brussels, Lisbon and Paris), and around 250 investors from the United States.
Sponsored by NYSE Euronext in partnership with the European American Chamber of Commerce New York as well as key European investment banks Espirito Santo Investment Bank, ING, and Société Generale, Pan European Days gives leading European companies an opportunity to directly address the investor community in the United States. It also allows investors to interact with CEOs and CFOs of Europe’s leading NYSE Euronext-listed companies, and learn more about opportunities on NYSE Euronext markets.
On Monday June 3, the Pan European Days started with a thematic conference on Europe, bringing together European government officials, chief economists from leading financial institutions and investors.
Session 1: Achieving growth on European continent: challenges and opportunities. With:
- Renaat Berckmoes, CFO, Telenet
- Antonio Borges, former Director, IMF European Department, former Vice Chair & Man. Dir., Goldman Sachs
- Jack de Kreij, Vice Chairman & CFO, Royal Vopak
- Manuel Rodrigues, Secretary of State of Finance Portugal
- Patrick Sayer, CEO, Eurazeo
- Moderator: Chrystia Freeland, Managing Director and Editor, Thomson Reuters
Session 2: European financial markets: defying economic gravity? With:
- Carlos Andrade – Chief economist, Banco Espirito Santo
- Mark Cliffe – Chief economist, ING
- Kit Juckes - Head strategist, Société Générale
- Moderator: Matt Miller, Editor in chief ,The Deal
Dr. Nouriel Roubini, co-founder and chairman, Roubini Global Economics.
Additionally, in the evening NYSE Euronext hosted a cocktail reception and exclusive dinner for all participants on the Wall Street trading floor.
The Pan European Days will continue on Tuesday and Wednesday June 4 & 5 with the Opening Bell ceremony at NYSE Euronext on June 4 at Wall Street, followed by one-on-one investor conferences at The Waldorf Astoria hotel.
Key events during this unique two-day event include:
- face-to-face meetings with companies, investors and partners;
- “Meet our company” spots where entrepreneurs present their business profile and strategy to a group of investors;
- Subject-specific presentations.
Approximately 700 one-on-ones and small group meetings will be scheduled over two days.
“NYSE Euronext is proud to welcome companies that are world leaders in their field representing 20 different industry sectors with attendees at CEO/CFO level for its inaugural Pan European Days,” said Marc Lefèvre, Head of European Business Development and Client Coverage, Listings Europe, at NYSE Euronext. “Communication is essential since it gives investors the background information and visibility they need to make investment decisions.”
“Despite the impact of the worldwide financial crisis and recession, the EU-US economic relationship remains on solid ground and is more important than ever. In fact, US investment in Europe is over three times that in all of Asia combined, 30% of total investment in our European shares is by US institutional investors, and cross-listings are increasing with 19 Euronext companies double-listed on NYSE, 26 NYSE Listed companies double-listed on Euronext and 111 European companies listed on NYSE”, he added.
For more information: www.pan-european-days.com. On Twitter: #NYSEEU.
The 61 companies listed on the European market of NYSE Euronext participating to our first Pan European Days are: Accor (F); Air France KLM Group (F); Altri (P); AMG (NL); Arcadis (NL); Arcelor Mittal (NL); Arseus (B); Banco BPI (P); Banco Espirito Santo (P); Befimmo (B); Bekaert (B); Belgacom (B); BinckBank (NL); BioMerieux (F); Brunel (NL); Capgemini (F); CGG (F); Core Laboratories (NL); Danone (F); Dassault Systemes (F); Delta Lloyd (NL); DSM (NL); EDF (F); EDP - Energias de Portugal (P); EDP Renováveis (P); Elia (B); Espirito Santo Financial Group (P); Eurazeo (F); Exact (NL); Galp Energia (P); GDF-SUEZ (F); IBA (B); IGCP (P); Imerys (F); ING (NL); Ipsen (F); Jeronimo Martins (P); Lafarge (F); Millennium BCP (P); Mobistar (B); Mota Engil (P); Philips (NL); Portugal Telecom (P); Randstad (NL); REN (P); Royal Ten Cate (NL); Sanofi (F); SBM Offshore (NL); Scor (F); Société Générale Group (F); STMicroelectronics (F); Suez Environnement (F); Technip (F); Telenet (B); Total (F); USG People (NL); Veolia Environnement (F); Vivendi (F); Vopak (NL); Ziggo (NL); Zodiac Aerospace (F); Zon Multimedia (P).
1 The combined market capitalisation of the companies attending accounts for approximately 30% of the total market capitalisation of Euronext ($2,793 billion as at Dec. 2012).