Euronext is the primary exchange in the Eurozone with over 1,300 issuers worth€2.6 trillion in market capitalisation, an unmatchedblue-chipfranchise consisting of 20 issuers in the EUROSTOXX50® benchmark and a strong,diverse domestic and international client base. Euronext operates regulated and transparent cash and derivatives markets. Its total product offering includes Equities, Exchange Traded Funds, Warrants & Certificates, Bonds, Derivatives, Commodities and Indices. Euronext also leverages its expertise in running markets by providing technology and managed services to third parties. Euronext operates regulated markets, Alternext and the Free Market; in addition it offers EnterNext, which facilitates SMEs’ access to capital markets.
DLA Piper is a global law firm with more than 4,200 lawyers located in more than 30 countries throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East, positioning us to help companies with their legal needs around the world. We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality and value to our clients. We deliver consistent services across our platform of practices and sectors in all matters we undertake. Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies. They include more than half of the Fortune 250 and nearly half of the FTSE 350 or their subsidiaries. We also advise governments and public sector bodies. Weather it is regulatory, transactional or general legal advice, DLA Piper has unparalleled capabilities to assist your company.
BNY Mellon is a global investments company dedicated to helping its clients manage and service their financial assets throughout the investment lifecycle. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, BNY Mellon delivers informed investment management and investment services in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. As of March 31, 2015, BNY Mellon had $28.5 trillion in assets under custody and/or administration, and $1.7 trillion in assets under management. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments. BNY Mellon is the corporate brand of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (NYSE: BK). Additional information is available on www.bnymellon.com, or follow us on Twitter @BNYMellon.
The BPI Group – headed by Banco BPI – is a financial group centered on Corporate and retail banking businesses, and in the provision of investment banking and asset management services. The two main markets of operations are Portugal, a developed and competitive market where BPI has a strong competitive position, and Angola, an emerging economy which has recorded robust and sustained growth in recent years, where BPI, through its equity interest in BFA, has a leading position in the market. In Portugal, the Group’s commercial bank Banco BPI serves more than 1.7 million Customers – Individuals, Companies and Institutions – through its multi-channel distribution network comprising 592 retail branches, 39 investment centers and a network of commercial partners, structures dedicated to the Corporate and Institutional Customers. Banco Português de Investimento, the BPI Group’s original parent company, performs investment banking activities – Equities, Corporate Finance and Private Banking – within the geographic scope of the Iberian Peninsula. In asset management, BPI holds very relevant positions in the management of unit trust funds, pension funds and life-capitalisation insurance, which it distributes through Banco BPI and Banco Português de Investimento. In Angola, BPI holds leadership positions with market shares of 12% and 16% in loans and deposits, respectively, 24% in cards and approximately 25% in payment terminals, through Banco de Fomento (BFA), 50.1% owned. At the end of December 2013, BFA served 1.2 million Customers, through a distribution network with a strong presence in Luanda and wide coverage throughout of the whole territory, comprising 151 branches, 8 investment centres and 16 corporate centres.
ING is a global financial institution with a strong European base, offering banking services through its operating company ING Bank and holding a significant stake in the listed insurer NN Group NV. The purpose of ING Bank is empowering people to stay a step ahead in life and in business. ING Bank’s 53,000 employees offer retail and commercial banking services to customers in over 40 countries. ING Group shares are listed (in the form of depositary receipts) on the exchanges of Amsterdam (INGA NA, ING.AS), Brussels and on the New York Stock Exchange (ADRs: ING US, ING.N). Sustainability forms an integral part of ING’s corporate strategy, which is evidenced by ING Group shares being included in the FTSE4Good index and in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (Europe and World) where ING is the industry leader in the diversified financials group.
KBC Securities is the Capital Market entity of KBC Group, the Belgium-based global integrated Banking & Insurance group catering mainly for retail, SME and midcap customers. Present in New York for 15 years, KBC Securities USA focuses on Benelux Equity Sales & Corporate Finance, servicing a broad base of North American Institutional Clients.
Societe Generale is one of the largest European financial services groups. Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Group combines financial solidity with a strategy of sustainable growth, and aims to be the reference for relationship banking, recognised on its markets, close to clients, chosen for the quality and commitment of its teams. More than 154,000 employees, based in 76 countries, accompany 32 million clients throughout the world on a daily basis. Societe Generale’s teams offer advice and services to individual, corporate and institutional customers in three core businesses: Retail banking in France with the Societe Generale branch network, Credit du Nord and Boursorama; International retail banking, with a presence in Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, in the Mediterranean basin, in Sub-Saharan Africa, in Asia and in the French Overseas Territories; Corporate and investment banking with a global expertise in investment banking, financing and global markets. Societe Generale is also a significant player in specialised financing and insurance, private banking, asset management and securities services. Societe Generale is included in the socially-responsible investment indices FTSE4Good and ASPI. For more information, you can follow us on twitter @societegenerale or visit our website www.societegenerale.com.
European American Chamber of Commerce
The European American Chamber of Commerce provides its members with access to transatlantic business opportunities as well as timely and relevant information, resources and support on matters affecting business activities between Europe and the U.S. The European American Chamber of Commerce has built a dynamic network that reaches over 10,000 executives in the US and across Europe – 6,000 of which reside in the tri-state area. EACCNY works closely with its affiliates in Paris & Lyon, France, Cincinnati, OH and Princeton, NJ. With over 650 members in Europe and the US, the EACC is a valuable resource for virtually any size business. The goal of the EACC’s New York Chapter is to stimulate business development, and to facilitate networking and relationships between European and American businesses & professional organizations. Moreover, we introduce our members to relevant partners from either side of the Atlantic and connect them with real business opportunities. The EACC NY hosts a variety of educational seminars,conferences and roundtables to educate its members and the wider New York business community on matters relevant to doing business on both sides of the Atlantic. EACCNY’s audience is comprised of major organizations in the financial services,legal area, media, real estate, professional services/consulting industry, luxury retail, tourism and other business sectors represented in the greater New York region. To learn more about us or to join this growing group of influential European-minded executives call 212 808 2707 or visit our website at www.eaccny.com.
The Conference Board
The Conference Board is a global, independent business membership and research association dedicated to providing the world’s leading organizations with the practical knowledge they need to improve their performance and better serve society. We conduct research and convene business leaders in forums large and small, public and private.