Yesterday the equity investor conference dedicated to Italian small and medium cap companies, eleven Italian listed companies attended the conference in person, 27 German global investors, representing 24 leading investment houses, requested 106 meetings scheduled with an average of over 9 meeting for company.
Polytems HIR Corporate Access (“Polytems”), a company, active in the Investor Relations and Corporate Communications services, was pleased to host yesterday the 8th Annual Polytems Hir Investor Day in Frankfurt, the investor conference dedicated to Italian small and medium enterprises.
The event was organized by Polytems in cooperation with Alantra, the independent global Investment Bank and Asset Managers, providing a leading independent financial advisory to the global midmarket companies and institutions.
It is a one day conference with primary Italian Companies in a series of both one-to-one and small group meetings – 106 meetings scheduled in total with an average of over 9 meeting for company. The eleven excellent Italian companies present are: BIFIRE (Material and Construction), COMER INDUSTRIES (Industrial Goods and Services) EL.EN. (Medical devices), EUROTECH (Technology), GENERAL FINANCE (Financial Services) INDEL B (Industrial Goods and Services), INTRED (Telecom), PLANETEL (Telecom), POWERSOFT (Technology), SANLORENZO (Yachting) ZIGNAGO VETRO (Industrial Glass Production).
The Italian conference is attended by 27 global institutional investors from Germany, such as Mutual Funds, Banks, Family Offices, Analyst and Asset Managers of high-profile representing 24 leading investment houses.
H.E. Dr. Massimo Darchini – Consul General of Italy in Frankfurt, Germany – opened the Investor Conference underlying the importance of the Italian-German economic relations and the numerous opportunities that Italy offers to German investors.
Commenting on the event, Bianca Fersini-Mastelloni, Polytems President and CEO, said “We are pleased to have organized the 8th Annual Polytems Investor Day in Frankfurt one of largest financial centre in continental Europe. Especially in these difficult European and Mediterranean macro-economic context, it is extremely important to foster the dialogue between Italian listed companies and international investors in strategic financial markets, and this investor conferences help to achieve this goal. In Germany it is significantly changed the behaviour of investors, who had revised and narrowed their investment parameters, but German Global Investors continue to be interested in the Italian Small Mid Companies and to invest in the Italian Stock Exchange. The Italian companies participating in the investor conference are 11 excellent companies almost all of them leaders in their industries worldwide. We registered global investors of high standing from Berlin, Dusseldorf, Munich, Hamburg, Heidelberg, Mannheim, Karlsruhe, and Frankfurt, who requested 106 meetings. This is very significant and confirms the interest on Italian companies of excellence that stand-out in their business sectors worldwide and garner interest in the major European financial markets. Over time, our investor conference is becoming, year after year, a landmark for the German financial community, as well as a recurring opportunity for Italian companies to foster a dialogue with the German financial community by meeting them in person. Our company’s goal is always to help Italian companies to get constant attention and better value from investors, in Italy and abroad. We push our customers to see around the corner pushing boundaries of the financial markets, meeting with international strategic investors to increase their shareholder base and their visibility. Our relationship with Alantra were smooth and we hope to continue to strengthen this fruitful cooperation in the future”.
Patrizia Rossi, Managing Director at Alantra said “We are fully committed to providing, as an Investment Bank dedicated to Mid & Small Corporate, support to global mid-market companies by giving them great opportunities to meet top Italian and international investors interested in their stories and growth strategies”.
The opening of the conference was moderated by Isabella Bufacchi, Germany correspondent of the Il Sole 24 Ore from Frankfurt.