Within the context of the 23rd Annual Capital Link Invest in Greece Forum, the New York Stock Exchange in cooperation with Capital Link organized a special ceremony honoring the "Greek American Issuer Day at NYSE".
On Tuesday, April 12th, 2022, the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) hosted an official reception in honor of the Greek Delegation, Greek companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange and participating companies in the 23rd Annual Capital Link Invest in Greece Forum, on April 11, 2022.
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.
Dr. Nikolas P. Tsakos, Founder, President & CEO, TEN Ltd. (NYSE: TNP) and Minister of Finance, H.E. Christos Staikouras, rang the “Opening Bell”, starting the trading session on Tuesday, April 12, 2022, of the NYSE-New York Stock Exchange, accompanied by H.E. Adonis Georgiadis, Minister of Development & Investments, H.E. Nikos Papathanasis, Alternate Minister of Development & Investments, Private Investments & PPPs, H.E. Panos Tsakloglou, Deputy Minister of Labour & Social Affairs, Dr. Konstantinos Koutras, Consul General of Greece in New York, Mrs. Olga Bornozi, Managing Director – Capital Link and Mr. Nicolas Bornozis, President of Capital Link and the representatives of NYSE listed companies, Mr. Τed PETRONE, Vice Chairman, NAVIOS GROUP – Mr. Michael BAKAS, Executive V.P, AMERESCO – Mr. Christos MEGALOU, Member of the Board, SAFE BULKERS Inc. & Chief Executive Officer of Piraeus Bank, Mr. Christos Balaskas, Vice President & General Manager – Greece, Eldorado Gold Corporation.
This event 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 of NYSE to Greece, the Greek companies, the Greek shipping industry and the Greek American 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 is 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 viewers worldwide.