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SPAIN INVESTORS DAY 2010 – FIRST TIME
11th and 12th of January – Hotel Ritz

Spain Investors Day was held for the first time in Spain in 2010.  On this occasion 33 stock listed companies attended the event together with more than 200 institutional investors, Managers of Private Funds and Sovereign Wealth Funds.  451 meetings were held between enterprises and investors.

Spain Investors Day  is outlined as a great opportunity for the companies to show up in the financial markets, boost foreign investments and drive the economic activity of Spanish Companies.

A unique opportunity for our economy Spain Investors Day is supported by BNP PARIBAS, European leader of financial services located in more than 80 countries and EXAN BNP PARIBAS, one of the main intermediaries on European Equities. Both companies are Strategic Partners and Members of the SID Advisory Board and will contribute with a high-level know-how to the meetings between companies and international investors.  BNP PARIBAS and EXAN BNP PARIBAS have the experience as organizers of similar events in Paris, London and New York.

Grant Thornton, one of the most important audit, financial and tax advisers firms will also be sponsoring the event. It is also member of the SID Advisory Board. “Due to the global economic situation – Blas Calzada pointed out – this kind of initiative is very much convenient for key companies and investors to meet and have the opportunity of exchanging reliable information.  We need to restore the investor confidence in the Spanish Companies”.   Blas Calzada underlined:  “SID is a perfect opportunity for companies and investors to have a personal interactivity in order to find lines of collaboration based on both party’s requirements”   SID brings together companies from the key industries of the Spanish economy such as banking, technology companies, energy, security, infrastructures, tourism, etc.

 

SPAIN INVESTORS DAY 2012 – SECOND EDITION
11th and 12th of January – Hotel Ritz

 

34 stock listed companies of the Spanish Economy attended Spain Investors Day Second Edition.  These companies were represented by their top senior managers who had the opportunity to explain their actual situation on the financial markets to more than 200 international investors.

The new Government of Spain wanted to be present at the meeting and had the opportunity to speak about its economic future plans.  The Minister of Industry, Energy and Tourism, José Manuel Soria attended the opening ceremony.  A lunch debate between the Secretary of State for Finance, Miguel Ferre, and a relevant number of entrepreneurs and investors took place on the 11th of January.

The first journey ended with an official dinner addressed by the Under Mayor of the city of Madrid, Miguel Ángel Villanueva and the Secretary of State of Commerce, Jaime García-Legaz was also attending. On the 12th of January a second lunch debate was held. At this time the Secretary of State for the European Union, Íñigo Méndez de Vigo was attending. Previous year figures were exceeded on this Second Edition. In terms of the press impact, more than 400 press reports were published by national and international media.

Spain Investors Day is an initiative promoted and organized by Estudio de Comunicación and Steinberg y Asociados.  The Advisory Board is chaired by Blas Calzada.   Spain Investors Day is supported by BNP PARIBAS, the European leader of financial services located in more than 80 countries, together with its participated EXAN BNP PARIBAS, one of the principal intermediaries on European Equities. Both companies are Strategic Partners and Members of the SID Advisory Board and will contribute with a high level know how to the meetings between companies and international investors.  Sponsors were:   Grant Thornton, Banca Cívica, Ceca, PRISA and Invest in Spain – the State Company of the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness.

 

SPAIN INVESTORS DAY 2013 – THIRD EDITION
15th and 16th of January – Hotel Ritz

 

During the Third Edition of Spain Investors Day, 35 big companies – a 70% are listed on IBEX-35 attended Spain Investors Day Third Edition.

This event brought together companies from the key industries of the Spanish economy which were represented by their top senior managers who had the opportunity to present their point of view.

At this time 600 “one to one” meetings were held and 19 “one to many” meetings were attended by near 200 investors.

In the previous year last edition, the Government of Spain wanted to attend the Forum. It was represented by José Manuel Margallo, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Jaime García Legaz, Secretary of State of Commerce, Miguel Ferre, Secretary of State of Budget, and the Secretary General for Industry and Small and Medium Sized Companies, Luis Valero.

The first day ended with a gala dinner chaired by the President of the Government of Madrid Region, Ignacio González, and the President of the CNMV (the regulatory body for the Spanish Securities Markets) Elvira Rodríguez. The third edition exceeded the previous year figures and became the consolidation of this International Forum as a “must attend” financial event for companies and investors.

The media impact has been reflected in a big number of information reports in National and International media (off line and on line). It must be underlined the interest showed by the audiovisual media – radios and TVs. Spain Investors Day is an initiative promoted and organized by Estudio de Comunicación.  The Advisory Board is chaired by Blas Calzada.

Spain Investors Day is supported by BNP PARIBAS, the European leader of financial services located in more than 80 countries, and EXAN BNP PARIBAS, one of the principal intermediaries on European Equities. Both companies are Strategic Partners and Members of the SID Advisory Board and will contribute with a high level know how to the meetings between companies and international investors.  Sponsors for the Third Edition were:   Grant Thornton, AON, Cecabank, PRISA and the Public Society, ICEX.

 

SPAIN INVESTORS DAY 2014 – FOURTH EDITION
15th and 16th of January – Hotel Ritz

 

During the Fourth Edition of Spain Investors Day, 37 Spanish companies – 80% from IBEX 35 attended Spain Investors Day Fourth Edition.

More than 220 investors from 15 countries worldwide attended. 40% were national and 60% was international, giving a total representation of 90% European investors.

Over 750 private meetings (one to one type) were held between investors and companies, as well as 17 presentations (one too many type) to investors took place.

Spanish authorities involved: José Manuel García-Margallo, Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, chaired the opening ceremony. It also included the Secretary of State for Trade and Chairman of ICEX, Jaime García-LEGAZ. Besides, Minister of Economy and Minister of Competitiveness Luis de Guindos and Industry, Energy and Tourism, José Manuel Soria, took part in two brunches. The official dinner at the Stock Exchange Palace was chaired by the President of the Community of Madrid, Ignacio Gonzalez, and the President of the Stock Market National Commission (CNMV), Elvira Rodriguez.

More than 1,268 people participated in the events (921 dinners divided in two meals and a formal dinner). All of them were high-level representatives of the economic and financial sectors, both in Spain and abroad: investors, company managers, corporate executives, business managers of banks, among others.

In this fourth edition of SID, over 74 journalists from 50 national and international media were accredited. That has led to wide media coverage, including TV channels and radio, more than 250 print impacts and over 750 online media ones, radio and television. Additionally, it has been reviewed by the main influencer’s opinion leaders. Among the international media attending: Chinese agency Xinhua, Reuters, Bloomberg, Les Echos, investment Talk, Radio Nacional de Uruguay, Press Lawyer, SeekingAlpha, etc.

 

SPAIN INVESTORS DAY 2015 – FIFTH EDITION
13th and 14th of January – Hotel Ritz

During the Fifth Edition of Spain Investors Day, 39 Spanish companies – 80% from IBEX 35 –  with more than 170 investors attended Spain Investors Day Fifth Edition.

Over 700 private meetings (one to one type) were held between investors and companies, as well as 14 presentations (one too many type) to investors took place.

Spanish authorities involved: Secretary of State, Head of the Economic Bureau of the Spanish Prime Minister, Álvaro Nadal Belda, chaired the opening ceremony. It also included the Secretary of State for Trade and Chairman of ICEX, Jaime García-LEGAZ. Besides, Minister of Industry, Energy and Tourism, José Manuel Soria and Economy and Competitiveness, Luis de Guindos took part in two brunches. The official dinner at the Stock Exchange Palace was chaired by the Governor of Bank of Spain, Luis M. Linde and the President of the Community of Madrid, Ignacio Gonzalez.

More than 1,500 people participated in the events. All of them were high-level representatives of the economic and financial sectors, both in Spain and abroad: investors, company managers, corporate executives, business managers of banks, among others.

In this fifth edition of SID, over 50 media were accredited. That has led to wide media coverage, including TV channels and radio, more than 220 print impacts and over 880 online media ones, radio and television. Additionally, it has been reviewed by the main influencer’s opinion leaders.

 

SPAIN INVESTORS DAY 2016 – SIXTH EDITION
12th and 13th of April – Hotel Ritz

At the sixth edition of Spain Investors Day, a total of 40 spanish companies, which represent the 80% from Ibex35, and more than 150 investors attended to the event. Over 550 private meetings (one to one type) were held between investors and companies.

Spain Investors Day has had institutional and political representation. The ministers in charge of Economics and Competitiveness, Luis de Guindos; Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, José Manuel García Margallo; and Industry, Energy and Tourism, José Manuel Soria have intervened in the event.

Also, the economists of the four most important political parties, Teodoro García Egea (PP), Manuel de la Rocha (PSOE), Iván Ayala (Podemos) y Antonio Roldán (Ciudadanos) were reunited.

Elvira Rodriguez, President of the National Commission of the Stock Market has participated too.

The different acts of this edition brought together 1.380 people at Ritz Hotel. They were all  investors, company managers, corporate executives or business managers of banks not only from Spain but also from abroad.

Over than 125 media were accredited. That has led to wide media coverage. SID was Trending Topic on its opening with more than 1.000 tweets with #SpainInvestors-Day as hashtag.

SPAIN INVESTORS DAY 2017 – SEVENTH EDITION
10th and 11th of January – Hotel Ritz

The seventh edition of the Spain Investors Day was attended by 39 Spanish companies, including those listed at IBEX 35. A total of 160 investors gathered at the event where around 700 private meetings (one to one) were held between investors and companies in 23 suites of the Ritz Hotel and 13 presentations (one to many) to investors took place.

The opening of the event was chaired by His Majestry the King of Spain, Felipe VI, who emphasized the solidity of Spain as an investment destination and encouraged Spanish companies to continue the path of development and internationalization. This ceremony was also attended by the Secretary of State for Trade and ICEX President, María Luisa Poncela, who highlighted the importance of a balanced and sustainable growth in which exports play a vital role as an engine for the economic model.  The director of the Economic Office of the Prime Minister, Eva Valle, referred to the 3.3%  growth of the Spanish economy, in 2016.

The information lunch was led by the Minister of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness, Luis de Guindos, who advocated for the strength of the Spanish economy, despite of the uncertainties that the Brexit and the elections in the United States have generated. He also defended the application of different measures that have allowed Spanish economic growth.

During the dinner at the Palace of the Stock Exchange, Alfonso Dastis, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, and the President of the CNMV, Sebastián Albella, were in charge of analyzing the economic and international situation of Spain and highlighting the strengths of the Spanish market and its investment opportunities in front of the 250 representatives of the national and international economic and financial world who attended the event. Benito Berceruelo, CEO of Estudio de Comunicación, also talked to the guests as promoter and organizer of Spain Investors Day and emphasized the importance of Financial and Institutional Communication for companies to project their image and reputation to such specialized audiences as international investors are.

The closing ceremony of Spain Investors Day was chaired by the Minister of Energy, Tourism and Digital Agenda, Álvaro Nadal, who also referred to the economic recovery that Spain has experienced. He also talked about the importance of exports to generate a more sustainable model to carry out the payment of imports without increasing the debt.

SPAIN INVESTORS DAY 2018 – Eighth EDITION
9th and 10th of January – Hotel Ritz

The 8th edition of Spain Investors Day (SID) -a reference financial forum in Spain organized by Estudio de Comunicación- was held in Madrid on the 9th and 10th of January at the Hotel Ritz and El Palacio de La Bolsa. Once again, it has brought the main companies and senior officials of the country together with more than 170 investors from Europe (Germany, Belgium, Spain, France, Ireland, United Kingdom and Switzerland), United States, Canada and Malaysia.

The President of the Government of Spain, Mariano Rajoy, opened this event attended by IBEX 35 executives companies as well as top representatives of other great Spanish companies. The Forum had also the presence of the Minister of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness, Luis de Guindos, the Minister of Energy, Tourism and Digital Agenda, Álvaro Nadal, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Alfonso Dastis, the Director of the Economic Office of the President of the Government, Eva Valle, the Secretary of State for Commerce and President of ICEX, Maria Luisa Poncela, and the President of the CNMV, Sebastián Albella.

This edition has highlighted the positive Spanish economic progress, its current strength and the position of our country as a receiver focus of international investment.

During these days more than 800 one-to-one meetings have been held between the heads of 39 great companies and international investors as well as one-to-many meetings.

 

Spain Investors Day had has BNP PARIBAS and EXANE BNP PARIBAS as strategic partners. As sponsors, the companies GRANT THORNTON, AON, CECABANK and PRISA, and as collaborators LINKLATERS, EQUIPO ECONÓMICO, BME and ICEX.

SPAIN INVESTORS DAY IS A COMPANY OF ESTUDIO DE COMUNICACIÓN GROUP