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The Greece Growth Group is an independent advisory boutique specializing in socially responsible investment (SRI) and impact investment opportunities. The firm advises investors on a range of sustainable & socially responsible investments including thematic and environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) related funds and direct private equity impact investments.
We work with institutional investors, private banks, governments, family offices and High Net-Worth Individuals in Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. We specialize in assisting asset managers who want to integrate sustainability and impact investments into their investment process. On a selective basis we partner with a limited number of fund managers who meet with our due diligence expectations, share our commitment to responsible investing, and bring a highly differentiated offering to the market.
Chinese investors have targeted transport infrastructure, energy and telecommunications, the common denominator of these sectors arguably being the ambitious Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).
China’s flagship project in Greece is the investment made by COSCO in the Piraeus seaport, one of the fastest growing sea ports in Europe, and worldwide.
The second biggest Chinese investment is the purchase of a 24% stake in Greece’s Independent Power Transmission Operator by China State Grid.
At the same time, a growing number of Chinese companies are involved in the area of renewable energy sources and telecommunications.
Tourism and real estate are also becoming increasingly attractive for Chinese investors.
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Greece, historically also known as Hellas, is a country in southeastern Europe, with a population of approximately 11 million as of 2015. Athens is the nation's capital and largest city, followed by Thessaloniki.
Greece is strategically located at the crossroads of Europe, Asia, and Africa. Situated on the southern tip of the Balkan peninsula, it shares land borders with Albania to the northwest, the Republic of Macedonia and Bulgaria to the north, and Turkey to the northeast. Greece consists of nine geographic regions: Macedonia, Central Greece, the Peloponnese, Thessaly, Epirus, the Aegean Islands (including the Dodecanese and Cyclades), Thrace, Crete, and the Ionian Islands. The Aegean Sea lies to the east of the mainland, the Ionian Sea to the west, the Cretan Sea and the Mediterranean Sea to the south. Greece has the longest coastline on the Mediterranean Basin and the 11th longest coastline in the world at 13,676 km (8,498 mi) in length, featuring a large number of islands, of which 227 are inhabited. Eighty percent of Greece is mountainous, with Mount Olympus being the highest peak at 2,918 meters (9,573 ft).
Greece is considered the cradle of Western civilization, being the birthplace of democracy, Western philosophy, the Olympic Games, Western literature, historiography, political science, major scientific and mathematical principles, and Western drama. From the eighth century BC, the Greeks were organized into various independent city-states, known as polis, which spanned the entire Mediterranean region and the Black Sea. Philip of Macedon united most of the Greek mainland in the fourth century BC, with his son Alexander the Great rapidly conquering much of the ancient world, spreading Greek culture and science from the eastern Mediterranean to the Indus River. Greece was annexed by Rome in the second century BC, becoming an integral part of the Roman Empire and its successor, the Byzantine Empire, wherein the Greek language and culture were dominant. The Greek Orthodox Church also shaped modern Greek identity and transmitted Greek traditions to the wider Orthodox World. Falling under Ottoman dominion in the mid-15th century, the modern nation state of Greece emerged in 1830 following a war of independence. Greece's rich historical legacy is reflected by its 18 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, among the most in Europe and the world.
Greece is a democratic and developed country with an advanced high-income economy, a high quality of life, and a very high standard of living. A founding member of the United Nations, Greece was the tenth member to join the European Communities (precursor to the European Union) and has been part of the Eurozone since 2001. It is also a member of numerous other international institutions, including the Council of Europe, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the World Trade Organization (WTO), the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), and the Organization International de la Francophonie (OIF). Greece's unique cultural heritage, large tourism industry, prominent shipping sector and geo-strategic importance classify it as a middle power. It is the largest economy in the Balkans, where it is an important regional investor.
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