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Euronext is the first pan-European exchange, spanning Belgium, France, the Netherlands, Portugal and the UK. Created in 2000, it unites markets which date back to the start of the 17th century. It is the primary exchange in the Euro zone with over 1 300 issuers worth €2.2 trillion in market capitalization, an unmatched blue chip franchise consisting of 20+ issuers in the EURO STOXX 50® benchmark and a strong diverse domestic and international client base.

Euronext operates regulated and transparent equity and derivatives markets, offering market participants a comprehensive range of services to meet their needs, including facilitating public offerings and providing trading facilities for equity and derivatives products to supplying market data as well as custody and settlement services. Its total product offering includes Equities, Exchange Traded Funds, Warrants & Certificates, Bonds, Derivatives, Commodities and Indices. Euronext also leverages its expertise of running markets by providing technology and managed services to third parties.

Euronext's unique Single Order Book allows investors to trade, clear and settle in a uniform way across all of its markets and its common state of the art technology UTP, combine to generate significant efficiencies for clients. Together they enhance liquidity, lower costs and facilitate access to capital markets making Euronext's market quality unrivalled, with market depth eight times the size of the average transaction and the lowest blue-chip spread in Europe.

In its role as a major player in financing the local economy, Euronext has a diverse market offering operating Euronext regulated markets Alternext and the Free Market; in addition it offers EnterNext, which facilitates SMEs' access to capital markets. In 2013, through Euronext, more than €100bn was raised to finance the European economy, creating jobs and providing for growth.

Euronext is a wholly owned subsidiary of IntercontinentalExchange Group (ICE).

ING is a global financial institution of Dutch origin, currently offering banking, investments, life insurance and retirement services to meet the needs of a broad customer base. Going forward, we will concentrate on our position as an international retail, direct and commercial bank, while creating an optimal base for an independent future for our insurance operations (including investment management).

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.

"Millennium bcp is Portugal's biggest private-owned bank, with a prominent position in the financial market in Portugal: it is the second Bank and the first private banking institution in terms of market share - both in loans to customers and in total customer funds - with an expressive distribution network, with a total of 797 branches in june 2013. It is also a reference institution in Europe and Africa, through its banking operations in Poland, Mozambique, Angola, Romania and Switzerland. All these operations trade under the Millennium brand".

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.

The Strategic Communications segment at FTI Consulting is one of the world's most highly regarded communications consultancies.
With more than 25 years of experience advising management teams in critical situations, we help our clients use their communications assets to protect, enhance, develop and defend their enterprise value – no matter what they are going through or where they are in the world.

With approximately 700 expert strategic communications consultants in more than 25 key markets around the world, we combine global reach with critical local knowledge.
We have built an unrivalled depth of industry and interdisciplinary expertise so that clients have access to professionals who are focused on their particular sector, have a broad network of relationships with key influencers, and provide communications and investor relations counsel based on in-depth industry knowledge and experience. To this end, FTI is able to advise on, influence, track and communicate with investors, analysts, journalists, customers, clients, suppliers, employees, regulatory bodies, competitors, advisors and other key influencers who may have an impact on your enterprise value – and do so in an integrated manner, around the world.

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 December 31, 2013, BNY Mellon had $27.6 trillion in assets under custody and/or administration, and $1.6 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 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.