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NYSE Euronext and CF&B Communication announce the 2nd European 'Midcap Event' at NYSE Euronext in Brussels
Amsterdam, Brussels, Paris, 22 March 2012 NYSE Euronext and CF&B Communication today announced that the second European 'Midcap Event' will take place on March 29th and 30th at NYSE Euronext in Brussels, Palais de la Bourse.

The second edition of the European 'Midcap Event' will gather around 40 companies from Belgium, France and the Netherlands, admitted to listing on NYSE Euronext, as well as over 50 institutional investors, mainly Belgian, French and Dutch.   In addition, the financial intermediaries Bank Degroof from Belgium, Invest Securities from France and AEK from the Netherlands, will support the companies present.

During the two-day event, top executives of the participating companies from several sectors of the economy will have the opportunity to meet investors in around 500 one-on-one meetings, as well as discovery and group meetings.

As part of NYSE Euronext’s ongoing commitment to enhance the visibility of its listed mid- and small caps we are proud to welcome this second edition of the European 'Midcap Event’ at NYSE Euronext in Brussels,  said Marc Lefèvre, Head of European Coverage at NYSE Euronext  “This two-day event will provide an outstanding forum for the participating companies, enabling them to raise the investor community’s awareness of their business case and ultimately help them further develop their liquidity and their growth strategy”.

Francis Bader, Chief Executive Officer of CF&B Communication added: “The European 'Midcap Event' is of prime importance to promote small and mid-caps from the Euronext zone.  For many of them, it will be a unique occasion to explain their strategy to institutional investors in a very tough economic environment.  We thank NYSE Euronext management for their strong support for this market segment”.


29 March
8:30 am: Arrival
9:00 am: Opening bell ceremony
9:15 am: Press briefing by Vincent Van Dessel, CEO NYSE Euronext Brussels: ”Importance of SMEs in the economy and role of the exchange”.
10:00 am: One-to-ones/Pitches/Workshops
12:00 pm: Networking lunch
2:00 pm – 6:00 pm: One-on-ones/Pitches/Workshops

30 March
9:00 am: One-to-ones/Pitches/Workshops
12:00 pm: Networking lunch
2:00 pm – 6:00 pm: One-on-ones/Pitches/Workshops

Please note that NYSE Euronext and CF&B Communication are organising the seventh Smallcap Event in Paris on 12th and 13th April, dedicated to companies with a market capitalisation below €500 million.

Press contacts

NYSE Euronext
Anne De Gang: +32 2 509 13 92

CF&B Communication
Caroline Gilliume:

About NYSE Euronext
NYSE Euronext (NYX) is a leading global operator of financial markets and provider of innovative trading technologies. The company's exchanges in Europe and the United States trade equities, futures, options, fixed-income and exchange-traded products. With approximately 8,000 listed issues (excluding European Structured Products), NYSE Euronext's equities markets — the New York Stock Exchange, NYSE Euronext, NYSE Amex, NYSE Alternext and NYSE Arca — represent one-third of the worlds equities trading, the most liquidity of any global exchange group. NYSE Euronext also operates NYSE Liffe, one of the leading European derivatives businesses and the world's second-largest derivatives business by value of trading. The company offers comprehensive commercial technology, connectivity and market data products and services through NYSE Technologies. NYSE Euronext is in the S&P 500 index, and is the only exchange operator in the Fortune 500. For more information, please visit:

About CF&B Communication
CF&B Communication is an independent financial communications agency, created in 1984. Specialized in relations betweenlisted companies & institutional investors and non-listed companies and investors specialized in Private Equity / VCs...CF&B Communication created its own database of European fund managers investing in Small & MidCaps as well as Private Equity / VC's. With9,000 institutional or specialized investors in Europe, all qualified according to their investment strategies; CF&B Communication has organized 'Midcap Events' since 2000 on all major market places in Europe and Private Equity events since 2010. These events enable companies’ top executives and investors to meet a maximum of counterparts of interest to them, in a minimum of time, thanks to pre-booked meeting schedules. In 2010-2011, over 30 such events were organized , in partnership with 42 financial intermediaries coaching companies, thereby demonstrating their know-how to many institutions not yet client of theirs ; and 700 European listed companies, for over 11,000 meetings with institutional investors. =>
InNovember 2010, CF&B Communication introduced the first'Clean Green Event' a Venture Capital and Private Equity event, focused on non-listed companies and on fund managers investing in Private Equity, VCs, etc. ; as well as specialized intermediaries, with the objective to facilitate relations between specialized investors and companies from CleanTech and Green Businesses in fund raising. =>