November 27, 2006 09:26 ET

Glitnir goes to China: Press program on Sunday 3rd and Tuesday 5th December

REYKJAVIK, ICELAND--(CCNMatthews - November 27, 2006) -

The english version of the press invitation can be downloaded from the following link:

Press Invitation --

Shanghai/Xianyang/Reykjavik/Oslo - 27 November 2006 - Glitnir invites the press to our events in China next week. Provided here are more details and practical information with reference to our first teaser about the event sent to you last week.

1. Xianyang, Sunday 3rd December

ENEX, Glitnir and the Icelandic Minister for Foreign Affairs invite to the opening of the first phase in a new geothermal district heating system in Xianyang, Sunday December 3. Representatives from the Chinese government, Xianyang Municipality ENEX, Glitnir and the Icelandic Minister for Foreign Affairs will be present at the opening. The press is invited to take part in the unveiling ceremony of the Joint Venture Company, which will take place at 3 pm., followed by a visit to the geothermal facility in Xianyang at 4 pm.

- Please e-mail for more information.

2. Glitnir opens office in Shanghai on December 5th

The formal opening of Glitnir's offices in Shanghai, China, is rapidly approaching. We invite the press to our opening and press briefing on December 5th in Shanghai. You are also welcome to our conference "China Entrepreneurs Forum" at 10.00 am -12.00 pm at the Kaifeng Room, Tower 1, 3rd floor, Pudong Shangri-La Hotel in Shanghai.

- Please e-mail for more information.

"China Entrepreneurs Forum"

Speakers: Mr. Jan Borgonjon, founder and CEO of InterChina

A native of Belgium, Mr. Borgonjon has 20 years experience in the business arena in China. He founded InterChina, a specialised consulting service advising foreign investors on business in China with a focus on mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Borgonjon also founded China's top business school -- CEIBS.

Mr. Wei Dong, founder and Chairman of the Board of Fu Ji Food and Catering

Wei Dong is the CEO of Fu Ji Food and Catering, a leading producer of prepared dishes in the Chinese food sector. Mr. Wei Dong and his wife founded the company in 1996. The French bank Credit Lyonnais purchased a stake in 2004, and the company was later listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Today Fu Ji Food and Catering is valued at nearly USD 1 billion and has a staff of some 4,500 employees. Wei Dong will discuss the changes that his company has undergone and its corporate vision in a rapidly growing market. He believes that the company has achieved only a small portion of its potential for growth.

Dr. Jeffrey Chen, founder and CEO of SASSN Beijing Medical Supplies

Dr. Jeffrey Chen studied medicine in Beijing in the 1980s. While still a medical student, he founded a number of small companies, including an art dealership, which enabled him to pursue doctoral studies at the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden. After completing a doctoral degree in biochemistry, he returned to China and practised medicine for a short while before turning to entrepreneurial activities in the private sector. He then founded the company SASSN Beijing Medical Supplies, which sells equipment and medical products all over China. The last decade has seen dramatic advances in the services rendered in Chinese hospitals, making the medical supplies market one of the most interesting in the country.

English and Chinese versions of the press invitation can be downloaded from the following link:

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Press invitation in Chinese --

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