Greece investment destination for Chinese Fosun Group

Greece investment destination for Chinese Fosun Group

Athens, July 23, 2015/ Independent Balkan News Agency

By Spiros Sideris

In a meeting held Wednesday between Deputy Prime Minister Yannis Dragasakis and representatives of the Chinese group Fosun Group, the latter reaffirmed the interest of the Group for investments in Greece.

Fosun is the largest private investment group in China, and is headed by billionaire Guo Guangchang.

In the meeting with Dragasakis the representatives of Fosun Group expressed their satisfaction with their investment presence in the country, stressing that Greece remains a key investment destination.

At the same time, they expressed their intention to expand the investment activities of Fosun Group, showing particular interest for the tourism and the financial sector.

Dragasakis, after briefing the representatives on the current economic developments, highlighted the significant potentials of Greece, with special emphasis on the developmental possibilities of long-term return.

Fosun Group has in the past been interested in the development of the area of “Elliniko”, the airport at Kastelli in Crete, while it has already invested EUR 85 million in FolliFollie group.