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CANCELLED | LECTURE | From banana piano to capital markets: Alternative forms of financing a business – Wednesday 11 March 13.30 – 15.30 | CANCELLED

March 11 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

CANCELLED | From banana piano to capital markets: Alternative forms of financing a business

Unfortunately, the session “From banana piano to capital markets” had to be cancelled. Due to the health and safety guidance note (based on the Covid-19 outbreak) issued by the speaker’s employer, the speaker is unfortunately not able to travel to Maastricht.

Capital markets and alternative forms of financing such as crowdfunding, social impact bonds and tokenised assets enable a variety of companies to finance their business. This workshop provides you with a 360-degree overview of newest trends and financial products as well as how stock exchanges reacted to these new developments and extended their business lines. Provided case studies and examples range from developed to emerging markets and clearly highlight the importance of access to capital market financing as a tool to promote entrepreneurship, create jobs and drive economic growth.

PS.: Don’t forget your mobile phone!



Hannes A. Takacs is Associate Director, LC2, Head of Equity Capital Markets and Capital Markets Infrastructure at the local currency and capital markets development (LC2) initiative of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). He is also specialised in SMEs’ access to capital market financing, FinTech and innovation management. Before joining the Bank he was MD of a consulting company and member of the BoD of various stock exchanges and central securities depositories. Hannes holds a MBA in Business Administration and Educational Management from the University of Leicester, UK, and is a Certified Fraud Examiner.


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March 11
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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TS53, C-1.05