New York, December 11, 2018 – Within the context of the 20th 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 11th, 2018, 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 United States as well as companies that participated at the 20th Annual Capital Link Invest in Greece Forum, which was held in great success the previous day.
Hon. Elena Kountoura, Minister of Tourism of the Hellenic Republic and Dr. John Coustas, CEO – Danaos Corp. (NYSE:DAC) rang “The Closing Bell”, ending the trading session on Tuesday, December 11th 2018 accompanied by Mr. Harris Kosmatos and Apostolos Tsitsirakis of TSAKOS ENERGY NAVIGATION (NYSE: TNP), Mr. Emilios Kyriakou, CITI Country Officer Greece & Cyprus, Dr. Konstantinos Koutras, Consul General – Greek Consulate General in New York, Mr. Nicolas Bornozis, President of Capital Link and Mrs. Olga Bornozi, Managing Director of Capital Link.
Μrs. Betty Liu, NYSE Executive Vice Chairman of the New York Stock Exchange welcomed the Greek Delegation and the listed companies and highlighted the long standing relationship between the New York Stock Exchange and the Greek and Greek-American business communities.
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 wider international investment audience. It also shows the stable support to Greece, the Greek companies, the Greek shipping industry and the Diaspora.
The US Capital Markets are a major source of capital for a growing number of companies of Greek interest and the New York Stock Exchange playing a leading role in this.
The event was broadcasted live on major news stations in the United States and abroad to an estimated audience of 150 million millions of viewers worldwide.-