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First Egypt Day at NYSE: Middle Eastern Leaders and Investors Discuss Investment Opportunities on Monday, February 4th

Beltone Financial and the NYSE Euronext Invite You to Attend A Press Conference About Investing in The Middle East and North Africa

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WHAT:  Beltone Financial, the fastest growing investment bank in the Middle East and North Africa region with assets-under-management of USD 5 billion and the NYSE Euronext will be hosting First Egypt Day at the NYSE with the participation of Egypt’s corporate and governmental leaders and leading Gulf investors. They will discuss investment opportunities in the Middle East and North Africa for US investors, focusing on Egypt’s role as the top performer in the Middle East.

Participating in the conference will be 15 of the leading Egyptian Exchange-listed companies from the Cairo Stock Exchange, with an aggregate market capitalization of USD $64.1 billion, accounting for nearly 55% of the Egyptian stock market by market capitalization. Since 2003, the Cairo and Alexandria Stock Exchange has consistently registered year-after-year top performances in the World, with stocks up 2000%, and an increase in foreign investment into Egypt from US$ 400 million, in 2002 to more than $11.1 billion in the latest financial year.

The event also recognizes the official opening of Beltone Enclave, Beltone Financial's offices in New York. Beltone is the first investment bank to open an office in North America solely dedicated to serving investing in the Middle East.

WHO:  The following government ministers and representatives from the Egyptian capital markets will be presenting to the press about investment opportunities in the Middle East and North Africa for US investors.
  • His Excellency Dr. Mahmoud Moheildin, Minister of Investment, Egypt;
  • Mr. Maged Shawki, the Chairman of Egypt’s Cairo and Alexandria Stock Exchange (CASE);
  • Aladdin Saba, Chairman and co-founder, Beltone Financial;
  • Raouf Ghabbour, Chairman, Ghabbour Auto;
  • Nassef Sawiris, CEO, Orascom Construction Industries;
  • Samih Sawiris, Chairman and CEO, Orascom Hotels and Development;
  • Hisham Ezz Al Arab, Chairman, Commercial International Bank (CIB);
  • Mr. Mahmoud Abdel Latif, Chairman (Bank of Alexandria).
  • WHEN:  Monday, February 4, 2008 at 9:30 a.m. ET

    WHERE:  The New York Stock Exchange
    11 Wall Street (at Broad Street)

    In order to attend this event, you will need to confirm you are attending by Friday, February 1 at 12:00 p.m. ET and bring identification and press credentials on the day of the event.

    More information about the event can be found at


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