Capital Link, Inc. Announces Scheduled Presenters at Annual "Invest
in International Shipping" Forum in London on October 20, 2009
ACM Shipping, Braemar Shipping, Clarksons, d'Amico International,
Goldenport Holdings, Hellenic Carriers, OceanFreight, Omega
Navigation, and Sovcomflot to Present in London
LONDON -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 10/07/09 -- Senior Executives from ACM
Shipping (LSE: ACMG), Braemar Shipping (LSE: BMS), Clarksons (LSE:
CKN), d'Amico International (IM: DIS), Goldenport Holdings (LSE:
GPRT), Hellenic Carriers (LSE: HCL), OceanFreight (NASDAQ: OCNF),
Omega Navigation (NASDAQ: ONAV), Sovcomflot (SCF) Group, Synergy
Marine Ltd., Fortis Bank Nederland, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Norton
Rose and Charles Stanley will present at Capital Link's annual
"Invest in International Shipping" Forum in London.
For a complete detailed program, please visit Capital Link website at
VENUE AND TIME:
Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at the London Stock Exchange, 10
Paternoster Square, EC4M 7LS London. Registration as of 9:00 a.m.;
program commences at 9:45 a.m. and ends at 5:30 p.m.
The forum is organized by Capital Link, an Investor Relations and
Communications firm with a strategic focus on shipping, in
cooperation with the London Stock Exchange.
In cooperation with: London Stock Exchange
Global Lead Sponsor - Fortis Bank Nederland
Silver Sponsor - PricewaterhouseCoopers
Sponsors - Charles Stanley Securities, Clarksons, Goldenport Holdings Inc,
Norton Rose LLP.
Now in its second year, Capital Link's "Invest in
International Shipping" Forum aims to provide investors with a
comprehensive review and outlook of the various shipping markets post
international economic crisis and raise the profile of shipping among
the UK and wider-European investment communities.
The Forum will cover the following shipping sectors: dry bulk,
tanker, container, and marine services.
The forum's target audience includes Institutional Investors,
Financial Analysts & Risk Advisors, Hedge Funds, Shipping Fund
Investors, Funds of Funds, Private Equity & Venture Capital Firms,
Pension Funds, Senior Fund Managers and Ship owners.
The Forum will start with a presentation by Mr. Nick Langford, Head
of UK & International Business Development of the London Stock
Exchange to be followed by three shipping sector panels on Dry Bulk,
Tankers & Containers.
-- In the first panel on "Capital Markets Access a Competitive Advantage
for Listed Shipping Companies," senior investment bankers from Clarkson
Investment Services and Fortis Bank Nederland, will discuss the listing
advantages for shipping companies and what investors typically look for
-- Container Panel moderated by Nick Sjoberg, Head of Containers at
Braemar Shipping, with the senior executives from Goldenport Holdings, Inc,
Global Ship Lease and Synergy Management Services Ltd.
-- Tanker Panel moderated by Simpson Spencer & Young Ltd (SSY) with
senior executives from d'Amico International Shipping, Omega Navigation
Enterprises, Inc and Sovcomflot.
-- Dry Bulk Panel moderated by Amrit Singh, Shipping Analyst at Clarksons
Investment Services with senior executives from Goldenport Holdings, Inc,
Hellenic Carriers Limited and OceanFreight Inc.
-- Each panel will last 45 minutes. The panels will focus on industry
trends rather than individual company characteristics. The Forum's
attendees will have the opportunity to address their questions to each
OTHER PRESENTATION TOPICS:
In addition, there will be presentations on topics of interest such
-- Availability of Bank Financing for Shipping in Today's Environment
presented by Fortis Bank Nederland
-- Legal Developments in a Turbulent Market presented by Norton Rose LLP
-- Distressed Opportunities in Shipping presented by
-- Marine Services, Sector Overview by Charles Stanley Securities
In addition there will be company presentations by the senior
-- Clarksons Investment Services (LSE: CKN)
-- Braemar Shipping Services (LSE: BMS)
-- ACM Shipping (LSE: ACMG)
-- Sovcomflot (SCF)
-- Goldenport Holdings (LSE: GPRT)
-- Hellenic Carriers Limited (LSE: HCL)
ONE-ON-ONE MEETINGS WITH MANAGEMENT:
Participants in the Forum may request to schedule one-on-one meetings
with company management. For further information, please see contacts
at the end of this press release.
About Capital Link
Capital Link is an Investor Relations and Financial Communications
firm with strategic focus, among other areas, on shipping. Capital
Link is the leading provider of Investor Relations and Financial
Communications and Media services to international shipping companies
working with the majority of shipping companies listed on Stock
Exchanges in the United States and Europe. Capital Link's
headquarters are in New York with offices in London and Athens.
Capital Link maintains a web based resource,
www.CapitalLinkShipping.com, whose objective is to enhance investor
knowledge and understanding of shipping and its listed companies, and
to facilitate the exchange of information among listed companies,
industry participants and investors. The site provides information on
the major shipping and stock market indices, as well as on all
shipping stocks. It also features industry reports from major
industry participants, interviews with CEOs, analysts and other
market participants and a Calendar of the Quarterly Earnings Releases
and Conference Calls of listed companies.
In addition, Capital Link organizes a series of annual investment
conferences on shipping in New York, London and Athens, as well as a
series on Webinars and Virtual Forums featuring discussions among
analysts, company CEOs and industry participants.
The Maritime Stock Indices by Capital Link mark a new milestone in
the strategic development of the firm. It is a new initiative of
Capital Link in an effort to improve the information flow about
shipping to investors and to enhance the profile of shipping in the
global investment community. These indices address a market need and
have gained a following within the investment and shipping community.
You can access the data for the indices centrally from our website at
www.MaritimeIndices.com or www.CapitalLinkShipping.com or from
Bloomberg at page "CPLI." They will soon be available through Reuters
terminals as well.
For more information and to register, please go to
For further information, please contact:
Nicolas Bornozis/Vincent Tricoli - New York
+1 212 661 7566
Annie Evangeli - London
+ 44 (0) 20 3206 1322
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