Finance and the future of Irish Agri-food

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The ASA and Goodbody Stockbrokers are hosting a unique event on May 11th for those interested in the agri-food industry and its relationship with financial markets. Attendees at the “Finance and the future of Agri-food” event will hear from food industry analysts, investors and entrepreneurs about the current issues facing the sector.  Topics covered will include the stock market’s view of the food industry, investor attitudes towards food companies and the experience of successful private and publically listed agri-food companies. The event will be moderated by Joe Gill, Director of Corporate Broking, Goodbody.


Date:               Thursday, 11th May 2017Register NOW  Button
Venue:             The Osprey Hotel, Naas
Time:               9.30am – 1pm. Followed by lunch

Fee:                 Free to ASA Members


Event Agenda

09.30               Registration and coffee

10.15               Opening Remarks from ASA

10.20               Agrifood investment markets – setting the scene

                        Panel discussion with
                        Jason Molins, Food and Beverage Analyst, Goodbody & Kerem Akay, Director Consumer Sector, HSBC

10.40               Food technology innovator
                        Interview with
                        Emmet Savage, CEO, MooCalldownload_event_programme_button

11.10               Coffee

11.30               Food leader interview

                        Joe Barrett, COO, Applegreen

12.00               A food investor’s perspective

                        Panel discussion with

                        Cathal Fitzgerald, Head of Agri-food Investments, Irish Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF), ANO

12.30              The investors’ views on the food industry

                       Wrap-up panel, followed by Q&A

                        Joe Barrett, Emmet Savage and Cathal Fitzgerald

13.00              Lunch


This event is being organised in conjunction with Goodbody.