9th European Financial Congress

Sopot, 3-5 June 2019

Honorary Patronage


The Gdańsk Institute for Market Economics (IBnGR) is a non-governmental independent scientific research institution dealing with the economy and government policy.The IBnGR was established in 1989 as a non-profit foundation

by a group of people who had been active in attempts to reform the economic and political system in Poland in the 1980s.The IBnGR is registered in the District Court of Gdańsk in the Register of Associations and Foundations under the KRS number 0000012337.The mission of the IBnGR is to conduct research and formulate useful recommendations for government policy, to provide independent assessments of the economy for the business sector and public opinion.The IBnGR is one of the most prestigious think tanks in Poland. It deals with economic and development issues at the national and international level, combined with a regional perspective.


NDI S.A. is a Polish capital-based developer and building contractor.  The Company has its head office in Sopot, and a regular field office in Warsaw.For over 20 years now NDI has organised and pursued investment projects

in the real property and infrastructure markets assuming the roles of the developer, general contractor, investor, or joint investor.  Many a times it has combined the roles too.  The list of completed projects in our portfolio includes such facilities as hotels, offices, including seats of prestigious insurance and banking institutions in Poland, residential estates, and trading outlets.  Our flag project in infrastructure consisted in building 2 sections of the A1 Motorway.  The value of our entire project portfolio exceeds EUR 2.5 BN.We have accumulated know-how and skills and retain the staff of qualified specialists in various disciplines, which enables us to deal with projects on our own using our own resources or subcontractors.  Our track record includes projects pursued independently and in consortia grouping Polish and foreign companies.

Bank Pekao S.A.

Bank Pekao S.A., founded in 1929, is one of the largest financial institutions in the CEE region and top 3 universal bank in Poland with ca. PLN 190bln assets and market capitalization of ca. PLN 30bn.Through the second

largest branch network, Bank Pekao serves over 5.5m retail customers. As the leading corporate bank in Poland, Bank Pekao serves every second among largest corporates in Poland. Status of a universal bank is underpinned by a market-leading private banking, asset management and brokerage operations.Diversified business profile is supported by a strong balance sheet and risk profile reflected in lowest cost of risk, strong capital ratios and high dividend capacity. Since 1998 Bank Pekao has been listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange and has been a member of several prestigious local (incl. WIG 20 and WIG Respect) and international indices (incl. MSCI EM, Stoxx Europe 600, FTSE Developed).Since 2017, Bank Pekao is a part of the PZU Group, the largest financial group in the CEE, spanning both banking and insurance operations.  

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