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Mixed signals from Europe with Greece attracting investor interest but Germany reporting fifth month of decline

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Beverly Chandler, Opalesque London: Some support for the results of the BofA Merrill Lynch fund manager survey last week, reported in Opalesque, that found that fund managers were becoming less fearful of European sovereign risk, comes in the news that Exotix, the frontier market investment banking boutique’s has conducted a successful investor road show in Athens, Greece. The roadshow saw investors from the UK, the US and even one Russian fund, with a collective pool of assets under management of over $40bn take part in a series of meeting with corporates and policy makers discussing the outlook for the Greek economy.

Exotix reports: "The participation of these funds marks an important change in sentiment towards Greece. The fear of a sovereign default turned away investors in their droves, shrinking equity markets and turning corporate debt markets illiquid. Sign of renewed investor appetite is welcome news to undervalued Greek corporates that have struggled to gain access to capital throughout the debt crisis".

George Zois, Head of Greek Equities & Capital Markets, at Exotix, commented "With the fear of a 'Grexit' diminishing, investors are waking up to the opportunities on offer in Greece. Many Greek corporates are eager to gain access to much needed capital and such......................

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