Athens Investment Summit

Now in its sixth year of financial crisis, Greece finds itself at one of the most difficult junctures in its history. Although the Tsipras government signed the Third Memorandum and one of the most difficult structural adjustment programmes devised, the national fiscal situation continues to deteriorate.

In no small part, this is due to a fundamental inability of successive governments to foster investments and a climate suitable to private sector economic growth.

Despite the negative headlines and volatile political environment, investments in Greece are gathering speed. The Tsipras government is gradually implementing its privatisation commitments. And investments in export-oriented sectors, such as tourism, manufacturing or agriculture, are taking place. 

The Athens Investment Summit provides a practitioner-focussed, objective view of the real risks, opportunities and threats of investing in Greece. 

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Featured Project

170 Room Evia Hotel for Sale

Evia Hotel for Sale: 170 rooms, 3* hotel operating at break-even. Extensive potential for restructuring and repositioning. Asking price € 7.5 million. 

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Featured Speaker

Nico Cotzias

Business & Commercial Strategy Director, Vianox SA

Mr. Nico Cotzias Jr. is a seasoned shipping executive & entrepreneur who, since 2012, is actively involved at the top level in the field of international forwarding & logistics. He is the Business & Commercial Strategy Director of Vianox (Forwarding & Logistics) S.A.

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Our Sponsors

Hellenic German Chamber of Commerce and Industry

The Hellenic-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry was founded in 1924 and currently has 850 registered members in Greece and Germany and offices in Athens and Thessaloniki.

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Investment Focus

Changes in regulation shall help restructuring Greek businesses: Investment opportunities are expected along the process.

Amidst many evident problems in Greece there are also positive developments, which should not be overlooked. Gradual changes to the legal framework for insolvencies and recapitalisations of banks open opportunities for companies to restructure their business and for creditors to improve their low expected recovery rate.

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