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Iceland – Norway Seafood Capital Markets Seminar

  • Time: 30 May 2017 10:00 - 13:00 hours
  • Location: The offices of LOGOS, Efstaleiti 5, 103 Reykjavik
  • The registration deadline has expired.
  • Registration is free of charge. The seminar will be followed by an informal networking session.

The Oslo Stock Exchange, DNB Markets, EY Norway, LOGOS, Norwegian-Icelandic Chamber of Commerce and Arntzen de Besche law firm hereby invite you to attend our Iceland – Norway Seafood Capital Markets Seminar to be held in Reykjavik on 30 May 2017.

The Icelandic economy experience a strong growth and has completed a remarkable turnaround after some challenging years following the global financial crisis. Increased interest from foreign investors, both industrial and private equity, clearly indicates that the former economic and political challenges are rapidly decreasing.

As two of the leading nations within the field of fisheries and aquaculture, Norway and Iceland attract a great interest from a large number of investors seeking access to investments within the seafood aquaculture segment.

As the world’s largest stock exchange for seafood companies, the Oslo Stock Exchange enjoy a unique position for companies in the seafood sector. Companies from all over the world turn to the Norwegian market to raise capital, access liquidity for their shares and benefit from a range of world-leading investment research coverage available in Oslo. Investors look to the Oslo market for access to high-quality Norwegian and international companies. With the recent Icelandic lift in capital control, Icelandic companies may benefit from the opportunities in the Norwegian capital markets.

At the seminar we will cover the various aspects of a listing in Norway, from investor environment and opportunities for access to equity funding, through legal requirements and financial aspects of a listing process.

The seminar is also suitable for companies in other industries that are considering listing on The Oslo Stock Exchange.

Program

09:30 – 10:00: Coffee and registration
10:00 – 10:15: Welcome address by DNB Markets and Arntzen de Besche
10:15 – 10:45: The Norwegian market for Seafood investments, DNB Markets
10:45 – 11:15: Presentation by the Oslo Stock Exchange, Oslo Stock Exchange
11:15 – 11:30: Coffee break
11:30 – 11:50: Listing in Norway - legal requirements and process, Arntzen de Besche
11:50 – 12:15: Cross-border listing of an Icelandic company, LOGOS
12:15 – 12:45: Financial due diligence and IPO readiness, EY Norway
12:45 – 13:00: Summary and closing remarks
13:00 – 15:00: Light lunch and networking session

About the speakers

The Oslo Stock Exchange is a leading independent marketplace for fisheries and aquaculture in the world, and the worlds’ largest stock exchange for seafood companies.

EY Norway is one of the world’s leading financial advisors specialised in handling capital markets transactions.

DNB Markets – part of DNB Bank ASA, is Norway’s largest commercial bank, and one of Norway’s most recognised financial advisory environments within the fishery and aquaculture sector.

LOGOS is a leading law firm in Iceland and recognised for its long standing experience in international corporate advice, finance and M&A, as well as advice in various fields of business such as fisheries.

Arntzen de Besche is one of Norway’s leading law firms within the fishery and aquaculture sectors and with a strong capital markets practice.

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