The Associates and CEO Clubs are glad to invite you to attend the third edition of “Emerging Funding for the Real Economy” that will take place at Athenee Palace Hilton Bucharest on April 19th, 2016.
Dr. George Friedman, Chairman and CEO of Geopolitical Futures, will join the event as the Guest Speaker in the Opening Session. Here you can find more information about the Speakers
CEO Clubs members benefit from a special fee of EUR 149 + VAT, available until April 18th, 2016.
The geopolitical balance in the Eastern hemisphere is challenged and already leaves its marks and influences on the Western European political environment. How does this situation influence the economic decisions and investors reactions in Europe? Geopolitical risks are particularly challenging for companies, as they are hard to predict and they have implications into many other business risks.
Financial markets and real economies are diverging. The financial cycle has fallen behind the business cycle. Asset valuations and investor perceptions have sudden moves, trying to bridge the gaps, unleashing the forces of market volatility. The global financial crisis channels regionally its influence on the banking and non-banking segments of Romania’s developing financial market.
Will Romania be able to sustain the current growth trend in the near future? In the context of a heavily banking dependent funding of Romania’s economic sectors, local entrepreneurs and SMEs are often forced to deal with a subsistence economy. The banks do not the lack liquidity but have a higher pressure on managing the risk. What are the opportunities for non-banking lenders/funding? Which are the viable alternatives for financing the real economy?
One generation of private equity funds has come to maturity. Will there be a new wave coming in? Which sectors will they be looking at? Which are the factors that will influence the venture capital activity in Romania in the near future? And what do investors see as the main incentives for private equity investment in Romania versus other CEE countries?