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Euromoney Egypt conference to focus on financing the future

Euromoney brings focus, insight and independence to the debate on Egypt’s economic and investment future. As the oldest conference in the financial calendar

As the Euromoney Egypt Conference enters its 20th year, interactive sessions with key government and private sector speakers will discuss topics related to financing the future of Egypt.

Keynote speakers, panelists and workshop participants will examine the best financing mix for the development of the Suez Canal Corridor and the many energy and electricity projects in the pipeline.

“This year’s event is particularly timely as Egypt’s investment promise is being turned into reality. We’re looking forward to seeing how the projects launched at EEDC are being realised,” said Victoria Behn, Director, Middle East, Euromoney Conferences.

International and local speakers will examine the use of the credit markets and the role of public and private equity in Egypt’s financial future. Euromoney Chairman Richard Ensor will lead a panel with the country’s leading real estate developers and housing experts. Other key discussion points include financial inclusion and the development of SME financing.

Speakers this year include:
•Curtis Ferguson, President, Middle East & North Africa, Coca-Cola
•John Sfakianakis, Director, Middle East, Ashmore Group
•Ahmed El Sewedy, President and Chief Executive Officer, Elsewedy Electric
•Mouayed Maklhouf, Regional Director, IFC
•Hassan Khatib, Director of Equity, EBRD
•Tim Fox, Head of Research, Emirates NBD
•Mohieddine Kronfol, Chief Investment Officer, Sukuk & MENA, Franklin Templeton Investments

During the special 20th anniversary Euromoney Egypt Conference, social media, polling and live twitter walls will be used to interact with audience and debate Egypt’s investment future.

Euromoney brings focus, insight and independence to the debate on Egypt’s economic and investment future. As the oldest conference in the financial calendar, the two-day Euromoney Egypt conference will see Euromoney’s team of independent editors develop key recommendations from the conference discussions which will be presented to the government and shared with participants.

The conference will aim to bring global capital together with Egyptian opportunities to increase the flow of direct and portfolio investment into the Egyptian economy.