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'Global Investor Forum' Discusses Iran, the U.S., Israel and Implications for the Global Financial Markets

BCIU and SGH Macro Advisors launch the "Global Investor Forum" in New York on May 26, 2010

NEW YORK, June 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Global Investor Forum's first session focused on the tensions between Iran, the U.S., Israel and the Persian Gulf countries, and implications for financial markets.

The inaugural session was chaired by Sassan Ghahramani, President and CEO of SGH Macro Advisors. The speakers included Jon B. Alterman, Director and Senior Fellow, Middle East Program of the Center for Strategic International Studies (CSIS), Roger Diwan, Partner and Head of Financial Advisory at PFC Energy, and Karim Sadjadpour, Associate for the Middle East Program at The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

The Global Investor Forum, supported solely by its own subscription base and activities, is created to enhance high level communications between Central Bank, Treasury, Economy, Foreign Policy, Finance Ministry and Sovereign Fund officials and a select peer to peer financial market membership, with no business conflicts or intermediaries in the middle. For additional information, please visit the Global Investor Forum at: http://www.bciu.org/wip01/public/gif_index.html


- The Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU) is a New York City based membership organization with an extensive network of policy maker relationships. It was created in 1955 by President Eisenhower to facilitate dialogue and action between world business and political leaders (see www.bciu.org).

- SGH Macro Advisors is an intelligence and trading firm for hedge funds and asset managers with an extensive network of money manager and investor relationships across the globe. It was established in 2009 by Sassan Ghahramani, former CEO of Medley Global Advisors (see www.sghmacro.com).

SOURCE Business Council for International Understanding

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