NYSE Euronext and CF&B Communication launch the first Benelux 'Midcap Event' at NYSE Euronext in Brussels

Wednesday, 23. March 2011 11:56
Brussels, 23 March 2011 - NYSE Euronext and CF&B Communication are pleased to
announce that the 1(st)  Benelux 'Midcap Event' will take place next
31(st)  March and 1(st)  April at NYSE Euronext in Brussels.

Since 2002, CF&B Communication and NYSE Euronext have already organized 20
editions of these successful Midcap and & Small cap Events in Paris gathering
each between 150 to 400 European institutional investor and 80 to 180 listed

As part of NYSE Euronext's ongoing commitment to enhance the visibility of its
listed mid- and small caps, this unprecedented event will gather 45 Belgian,
French and Dutch companies listed on NYSE Euronext, around a hundred European
institutional investors as well as 5 Belgian, Dutch and French financial

During the two days event, top executives of the participating companies from
several sectors of the economy will meet the investors present in around 700
This will be a very important event helping to promote those companies with
smaller market capitalizations among fund managers they can rarely meet. It will
offer them the opportunity to showcase their story and explain their strategy in
this post crisis period.

'We are proud to welcome this first edition of the Benelux 'Midcap Event' at
NYSE Euronext in Brussels, said Ronald Kent, Group Executive Vice President and
Head of International Listings at NYSE Euronext.  As part of NYSE Euronext's
continued efforts to promote its listed mid- and small caps, this event will
provide an outstanding forum to the participating companies enabling them to
raise the investor community's awareness of their business case needed to help
them further develop their liquidity and their growth strategy.'

Francis Bader, Chief Executive Officer of CF&B Communication added: "CF&B
Communication is very pleased to add Brussels to the 'Midcap Events' we organize
in Europe and to promote among European institutional investors this market
place where a large number of Small and Mid Caps are still to be better known by
fund managers interested in that market segment".


31 March
8:30 am: Arrival
9:00 am: Opening bell ceremony
9:15 am: Press briefing by Marc Lefèvre,
Head of European Domestic Listings Coverage, NYSE Euronext
10:00 am: One-on-ones/Pitches/Workshops
12:00 pm: Networking lunch
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm: One-on-ones/Pitches/Workshops

1 April
9:00 am: One-on-ones/Pitches/Workshops
12:00 pm: Networking lunch
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm: One-on-ones/Pitches/Workshops

List of participating companies on  www.midcapevents.com.

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 world's 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 S&P 100 index and Fortune 500.  For more
information, please visit:www.nyx.com.

About CF&B Communication
CF&B Communication is an independent financial communications agency, created in
Specialized in relations between listed 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.With 9,000 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. Highlights
on companies and investors in Europe : 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 2009-2010, 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. =>www.midcapevents.com
In November 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 to specialized
intermediaries, with the objective to facilitate relations between specialized
investors and companies from CleanTech and Green Businesses needing of raising
funds. =>www.cleangreenevent.com

Press contacts

NYSE Euronext
Anne De Gang: +32 2 509 13 92
CF&B Communication
Caroline Gilliume:info@midcapevents.com

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