The Athens Exchange Group (ATHEX Group)
operates the Greek cash and derivatives markets. The group offers trading in stocks and derivatives through the
Athens Stock Exchange (ATHEX), clearing through its subsidiary ATHEX Clear, and settlement and registry
services through its subsidiary Hellenic Central Securities Depository. Through the Hellenic Corporate
Governance Council – a collaboration with the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises – the group provides
corporate governance expertise and monitors the implementation of the Hellenic Corporate Governance
Code. ATHEX was listed on the Athens Stock Exchange in August 2000 and was fully privatised in 2003.
With the Greek economy showing steady signs of recovery, Socrates Lazaridis, CEO of Athens Exchange Group (ATHEX), wants to increase the visibility of companies listed on the Athens Stock Exchange, attract new listings, improve liquidity, and further develop the corporate bond market.
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Greece continues drawing private investments in the country, particularly those that align with the country’s national energy and climate change strategy. A prime example is the Hellenic Development Bank’s launch of 2 venture capital funds with seed capital totalling €500mn.
Transition from Greek university to the world of startups (Part 2) by @odysseas_lam with emphasis this time on networking and resume. Really solid pieces of advice in there! https://twitter.com/odysseas_lam/status/1292475998563426305
In this newsletter, I share my second blog-post regarding the passage from the Greek University to a Startup
Trikala happens to be Greece’s smartest city, with amenities including free internet, driverless buses, sensor-equipped streetlights, and 5G technology. It also contains plenty of history, serves as a gateway to the country’s mountainous north...
You’ll find lots of ruins to explore, including the Palamidi Castle, and an array of beaches to kick back on. Don’t miss the wonderful small seafood tavernas in the area - the experience doesn’t get more Greek than this. https://bit.ly/2UIfTyc
If you’re a history buff and looking for a day trip from the capitol, Nafplio in the eastern Peloponnese is a great option. This city was the capital of the newly formed Greek state between 1823 and 1834, and its history traces back to the prehistoric era.
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