Int'l finance summit set to open in Istanbul

Prominent financial and economic experts from around the globe prepare to discuss 'innovative finance' in Istanbul.

Int'l finance summit set to open in Istanbul

World Bulletin / News Desk

Prominent finance and economic experts from around the world are preparing to meet in Istanbul to discuss innovative finance.

The two-day Istanbul Finance Summit (IFS), an international investment summit whose global communications partner for the second time in a row will be the Anadolu Agency, is to open in Istanbul on Monday.

The fifth annual conference of the Istanbul Finance Summit (IFS) will play host to leading representatives of global financial markets and senior executives from financial institutions from North America, Europe, the Gulf Region and East Asia.

According to summit officials, the main theme of this year’s summit is innovative finance.

The main topics to be debated include investment banking, venture capital funds, crowdfunding, angel investment and innovation finance, innovative tools and infrastructure financing methods and financial centers.

The summit has a regional character, and guests include Turkey´s Deputy Minister responsible for the economy, Ali Babacan, Turkish Finance Minister Mehmet Simsek, Governor of Turkish Central Bank Erdem Basci and Vice Chairman of the NASDAQ OMX Group, Sandy Meyer Frucher.

Chairman of MRL Corporation and Independent Energy Expert, Cornelia Meyer, CEO of Bahrain-based International Investment Bank, Aabed Al-Zeera, Kazanah Basional Berhad's chairman, Mohd Izani Ghani and Kazakhistan Central Bank's vice-president Kuat Kozhakhmetov will be among the attendees.

The summit last year hosted 64 speakers from 52 countries.

Many local and foreign politicians are also expected to participate in the summit which is sponsored by Turkish Central Bank, Borsa Istanbul and the Secretariat of the Treasury.

Last Mod: 10 Eylül 2014, 16:46
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