Opening and Closing Bell on Wall Street
NYSE Euronext hosts the third Belgian Equity Investments Conference at the NYSE. In honor of the occasion, Olivier Henin, Chief of Staff to H.E. Didier Reynders, Belgium’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance; Koen Hoffman, Managing Director of KBC Securities; Tanguy Piret, Managing Director of JPMorgan and executives of leading NYSE Euronext-listed Belgian companies, ring The Opening BellSM.
Press Roundtable at 10:00 a.m. with Oliver Henin, Chief of Staff to H.E. Didier Reynders, Belgium’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance
About the Belgian Equity Investments Conference
The event, sponsored by KBC Securities, JPMorgan and NYSE Euronext, will provide an opportunity for leading NYSE Euronext-listed companies headquartered in Belgium to address the U.S. and global investor community directly. The event offers the U.S. investor community the ability to interact with CEOs and CFOs of Belgium’s leading listed companies, and learn more about opportunities provided trough the NYSE Euronext Brussels market.
NYSE Euronext Brussels has a total market capitalization of approximately €156 billion /$208 dollar and is home to 121 Belgian listed issuers (as of November 28, 2011) The BEL 20 is the benchmark index for the Belgian market.
NYSE Euronext-listed companies participating in the Belgian Equity Investments Conference include: ABInBev (NYSE: BUD / NYSE Euronext: ABI), Agfa Gevaert (NYSE Euronext: AGFB), Ackermans & van Haaren (NYSE Euronext: ACKB), Befimmo (NYSE Euronext: BEFB), Belgacom (NYSE Euronext: BELG), Cofinimmo (NYSE Euronext: COFB), D’Ieteren (NYSE Euronext: DIE), Elia (NYSE Euronext: ELI), Mobistar (NYSE Euronext: MOBB), Telenet (NYSE Euronext: TNET), Umicore (NYSE Euronext: UMI).
About KBC Securities
KBC Securities is the leading domestic equity house in the core markets of the KBC Group. We focus on both institutional and retail customers. We specialize in Corporate Finance, Institutional Sales and brokerage, Retail brokerage and Securities Services. Building long-term client relationships is key to our business. KBC Securities creates added value through a thorough knowledge of its local markets and companies, by offering both local as well as cross border solutions. KBC Securities is present in Belgium, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Poland and Bulgaria with a specific focus on Small & Mid Cap Companies. For more information, please visit: www.kbcsecurities.com. (Source: KBC Securities)
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.3 trillion and operations in more than 60 countries. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset management, and private equity. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world’s most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan, Chase, and WaMu brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at www.jpmorganchase.com. (Source: JPMorgan Chase & Co.)
About NYSE Euronext
NYSE Euronext (NYX) is a leading global operator of financial markets and provider of innovative trading technologies. The company's exchanges in Europe and the United States trade equities, futures, options, fixed-income and exchange-traded products. With approximately 8,000 listed issues (excluding European Structured Products), NYSE Euronext's equities markets – the New York Stock Exchange, NYSE Euronext, NYSE Amex, NYSE Alternext and NYSE Arca – represent one-third of the world's equities trading, the most liquidity of any global exchange group. NYSE Euronext also operates NYSE Liffe, one of the leading European derivatives businesses and the world's second-largest derivatives business by value of trading. The company offers comprehensive commercial technology, connectivity and market data products and services through NYSE Technologies. NYSE Euronext is in the S&P 500 index, and is the only exchange operator in the Fortune 500. For more information, please visit: http://www.nyx.com. (Source: NYSE Euronext)