The Raiffeisen Centrobank Institutional Investor Conference - one of the largest investor conferences in Europe and the largest in Austria - was held in Zürs, Austria between April 11-13, 2016, with the participation of over 150 C-level delegates representing more than 70 listed companies as well as institutional investors from the Central and Eastern Europe to promote their companies and to get together with the potential investors.
The event, which was inaugurated by the keynote speech of Raiffeisen Centrobank CEO Wilhelm Celeda, gathered the executives of leading investment funds, pension funds and large cap listed companies from all over Europe continued with back to back presentations from the companies delivering detailed information in regards to their activities and performance.
Borsa İstanbul joined the conference in order to promote the Listingİstanbul Program, and was represented at the conference by the Listing Marketing Specialist Mr. Salih Kandaş, who also delivered a presentation providing detailed information about the recent developments in Borsa İstanbul as well as Borsa İstanbul’s market structure and the listing process followed by a Q&A session addressing further questions from the audience.
The Conference continued with parallel networking sessions, where the participants had the opportunity to engage with each other in one on one meetings format to further discuss cooperation topic conducting more than 1,000 one on one meetings during the three-day long event. This year Turkish companies have also attended the Conference for the first time with an objective to increase their exposure to investors from the CEE region. When asked about the participation of Borsa İstanbul to the event, Mr. Özgür Guyuldar, who is the Head of Sales and Trading at Raiffeisen Centrobank said: “This year marks the 15th year of our traditional Conference in Zürs and we are glad to bring together the leading Turkish companies and the investors from the CEE Region and we are particularly happy to see Borsa İstanbul here for the first time. We hope to cooperate with Borsa İstanbul in the near future on an international level with the intent to bring together more investors and companies. The event ended with high remarks and enthusiasm, and participants were impressed by Borsa İstanbul’s prominent figures as well as the comprehensive information provided by the presentations delivered, during one on one meetings and discussions.