21st Annual Capital Link Invest in Greece Forum – December 9, 2019

Tototheo Maritime is proud sponsor of the 21st Annual Capital Link Invest in Greece Forum will take place at the Metropolitan Club in New York City on Monday, December 9, 2019. This is an International Summit about Greece in New York organized in cooperation with the New York Stock Exchange and major global investment banks. The Forum will feature government and business leaders from Greece, Europe and the United States, and top executives from the investment, financial and business communities.

This Forum will provide the audience with a unique blend of informational, marketing and networking opportunities. With a 21 year track record, the Capital Link Forum is committed to raising awareness about Greece as an investment destination, to a wider investor universe.

The conference will feature the developments and reforms in the Greek economy and the new Greek government programme for the economy and investments. Also, the latest trends in the capital markets and specific sectors with topics such as Government and Corporate Bonds, energy, infrastructure development, real estate, tourism, banking, non-performing loans management, and global shipping.

7:20 AM – 7:50 AM REGISTRATION
7:50 AM – 7:55 AM WELCOME REMARKS

Mr. Nicolas BornozisPresident – Capital Link

7:55 AM – 8:00 AM OPENING REMARKS

H.E. Haris Lalacos – Ambassador of Greece to the United States

8:00 AM – 8:40 AM THE MACRO PICTURE – THE GREEK ECONOMY & EUROPE POST BREXIT

 

Moderator:
Pavlos E. Masouros, Managing Partner – Masouros & Partners

 

Panelists:

  • Mr. Paul KutosHead of Unit, Economies of the Member States I, Greece |Directorate – General for Economic & Financial Affairs (ECFIN) – European Commission
  • Mr. George PitsilisGovernor –  Independent Authority for Public Revenue, Hellenic Republic
  • Ms. Elena Duggar, Chair of Moody’s Macroeconomic Board, Associate Managing Director, Credit Strategy & Research – Moody’s Investor Service
  • Ms. Roxane van Cleef, European Political Economist – Goldman Sachs International
  • Citi Economist
THE GOVERNMENT PERSPECTIVE
8:40 AM – 8:45 AM GREECE IN A NEW ERA – LOOKING AHEAD WITH CONFIDENCE

H.E. Kyriakos MitsotakisPrime Minister, Hellenic Republic
(via webcast)
8:45 AM – 9:05 AM
Staikouras MORNING KEYNOTE SPEAKER

 

GOVERNMENT ECONOMIC POLICY & OBJECTIVES
H.E. Christos StaikourasMinister of Finance, Hellenic Republic

 

9:05 AM – 9:50 AM SOVEREIGN & CORPORATE GREEK DEBT AS A FUNDING MECHANISM & AND INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY

 

Moderator:
Mr. Apostolos Gkoutzinis
Partner – Milbank

 

Panelists:

  • Mr. Dimitrios TsakonasChief Executive – Public Debt Management Agency
  • Mr. Vassilis KotsirasHead of Capital Markets and Structured Finance – National Bank of Greece
  • Mr. Vassilis TsaitasTreasurer & Investor Relations Officer – Hellenic Petroleum
  • Mr. Dimitris KofitsasExecutive Director, Investment Banking / Financing Group South Europe & Greece – Goldman Sachs
  • Mr. Giulio Baratta, Head of IG Finance, Debt Capital Markets EMEA – BNP Paribas
  • Mr. Morven Jones, Managing Director, Head of Debt Capital Markets, EMEA  Nomura
  • CITI
9:50 AM – 10:40 AM LARGE PROJECTS TRANSFORMING GREECE – BUSINESS & INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES

 

Moderator:
Mr. Constantinos LambadariosManaging Partner – Lambadarios Law firm


Introductory Keynote Remarks:
H.E. Yannis TsakirisDeputy Minister of Development & Investment, Responsible for Public Investments & NSRF – Hellenic Republic

 

Panelists:

  • Mr. George PatoulisRegional Governor – Attica Prefecture; President – Athens Medical Association
  • Mr. Piotr Mietkowski, Head of Investment Banking CEE, Greece & Turkey  BNP Paribas
  • Mr. Konstantinos VassiliouDeputy CEOHead of Group Corporate & Investment Banking – Eurobank Ergasias
  • Mr. Riccardo Lambiris, CEO – Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund
  • MrOdisseas AthanasiouCEO – Lamda Development
10:40 AM – 11:25 AM TOURISM – INVESTMENT & BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES

 

Moderator:
Mr. Panayotis BernitsasManaging Partner – Bernitsas Law Firm


INTRODUCTORY KEYNOTE REMARKS

H.E. Harry TheocharisMinister of Tourism – Hellenic Republic

 

Panelists:

  • Mr. Achilles V. ConstantakopoulosChairman  TEMES S.A.
  • Mr. Eftichios VassilakisChairman  Aegean Airlines
  • Mr. Andreas Taprantzis, CEO  AVIS Greece
  • Mr. Alejandro Hernandez-PuertolasFounding Partner & CEO  HIP Investment Partners (Blackstone Group)
  • Mr. Plato GhinosPresident  Shaner Hotel Group
11:25 AM – 12:00 PM FOREIGN INVESTMENT REINVIGORATES THE GREEK REAL ESTATE MARKET – THE RESTART OF THE REAL ESTATE SECTOR IN GREECE

 

Moderator:
Mr. Petros MachasFounding Partner & Chairman – Machas & Partners Law Firm

 

Panelists:

  • Mr. Stylianos Zavvos, Chairman – Orilina Properties REIC, Founder & CEO – Zeus Group (TBC)
  • Mr. Aristotelis Karytinos, CEO – Prodea Investments
  • Mr. Takis – Panagiotis Canellopoulos, Executive Member of the Board of Directors – Titan Cement Group
  • Mr. Tasos KazinosCEO – Trastor REIC
12:00 PM – 12:50 PM THE NEW LANDSCAPE IN ENERGY & UTILITIES – GREECE AS AN ENERGY GATEWAY 

Moderator:
Ms. Virginia Murray, Partner – Watson Farley & Williams (TBC)


INTRODUCTORY KEYNOTE REMARKS

H.E. Gerassimos Thomas, Deputy Minister for Energy & Natural Resources – Ministry of Environment & Energy, Hellenic Republic

 

Panelists:

  • Mr. George StassisPresident & CEO – Public Power Corporation of Greece
  • Mr. Andreas Shiamishis – CEO – Hellenic Petroleum
  • Mytilineos Holdings – Panelist to be determined
  • Mr. Charis Sachinis, CEO – Athens Water Supply & Sewage Company (EYDAP)
  • Mr. Alex Wotton, Managing Director, Head of Utilities, EMEA – Nomura
  • Citi
12:50 PM – 1:00 PM GROWTH PROSPECTS FOR THE GREEK INSURANCE, PENSION & INVESTMENT MARKET

Ms. Marianna Politopoulou, Chairman & CEO – NN Hellas

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

LUNCHEON & KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Welcome Remarks by
Mr. Stefan Jekel
Head of International Listings – New York Stock Exchange

Introductory Remarks
Mr. Jay Collins
Managing Director, Vice Chairman Corporate & Investment Banking – Citi

Georgiadis Keynote Address
H.E. Adonis Georgiadis
Minister of Development & Investments, Hellenic Republic
2:40 PM – 3:20 PM GREECE AS AN INVESTMENT & BUSINESS DESTINATION – THE FOREIGN INVESTOR PERSPECTIVE

 

Moderator:
Mr. Panos PapazoglouRegional Accounts Leader, Central Eastern Southeastern Europe and Central Asia, Country Manager Greece – EY

 

Introductory Presentation:
Greece’s Attractiveness – An EY Survey Among International Investors

 

Panelists

  • Fortress – panelist to be determined
  • Mr. Alex BladesPartner – Paulson & Co.
  • Mr. Anthony IannazzoSenior Managing Director, COO – Värde Global Real Estate
  • Mr. James ChristopoulosSenior Managing Director – CVC Capital Partners
  • Mr. George BurnsPresident & CEO – Eldorado Gold
  • Mr. George LinatsasGroup Managing Director & Founding Partner – Axia Ventures Group
3:20 PM – 3:50 PM INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN GREECE – THE DOMESTIC INVESTOR PERSPECTIVE – The potential of SME’s

 

Moderator:
Mr. Evangelos LakatzisPartner – Saplegal – A.S. Papadimitriou & Partners Law Firm

 

Panelists:

  • Mr. Apostolos TamvakakisManaging Partner – EOS Capital Partners
  • Mr. Takis SolomosPartner & Co-Founder – Elikonos Capital Partners
  • Mr. Nikos KoulisPartner & CEO – DECA Investments
  • Mr. Nikolaos V. Karamouzis, Chairman – Grant ThorntonMember of the Board – Onassis Foundation
3:50 PM – 4:30 PM BANKING SECTOR – STRATEGY & SECTOR OUTLOOK
 

Moderator:
Ms. Christina PapanikolopoulouPartner, Head of Finance & Capital Markets – Zepos & Yannopoulos Law Firm

 

Panelists:

  • Mr. Vassilios E. PsaltisCEO – Alpha Bank
  • Mr. George ZaniasChairman – Eurobank Ergasias
  • Mr. Pavlos MylonasCEO – National Bank of Greece
  • Mr. Christos MegalouCEO – Piraeus Bank
  • Mr. Francesco DrudiPrincipal Adviser – European Central Bank
4:30 PM – 5:10 PM THE NEW LANDSCAPE IN NON-PERFORMING LOANS – THE BIG OPPORTUNITY FOR RESTRUCTURING, GROWTH & INVESTMENT
 

Moderator:
Mr. Panos KatsambasPartner – Reed Smith

Panelists:

  • Dr. Martin CzurdaCEO – Hellenic Financial Stability Fund
  • Mr. George Georgakopoulos, Managing Director – Intrum Hellas
  • Mr. Theodoros AthanassopoulosExecutive General Manager, Non-performing Loans, Wholesale Banking – Alpha Bank
  • MrAlexander ArgyrosManaging Director & Head of Investment Banking – Axia Ventures Group
5:10 PM – 5:50 PM GREECE AS A GLOBAL MARITIME FORCE & A LOGISTICS & TRANSPORTATION HUB
 

Introductory Keynote Remarks: Greece as a Global Logistics & Transportation Hub
H.E. Ioannis PlakiotakisMinister of Maritime Affairs & Insular Policy –  Hellenic Republic

 

Panelists:

  • Mr. Nikos TsakosPresident & CEO – Tsakos Energy Navigation
  • Mr. Aristides PittasCEO – Euroseas & Eurodry
  • Mr. Panos XenokostasFounder & CEO – ONEX Shipyards – ONEX Technologies Group
  • Ms. Eleni VrettouExecutive General Manager, Corporate & Investment Banking – Pireaeus Bank
5.50 PM – 7.00 PM Cocktail Reception