ACGM President & CEO, Carlos Abadi, joins panel discussion on the EU debt crisis

NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ACGM, INC. ("ACGM") President & CEO, Carlos Abadi, joined a panel of distinguished academics and industry professionals to discuss the European Union sovereign debt crisis. The event, organized by The European Affairs Committee of the United Nations Association of the United States of America – Young Professionals ("UNA – USA – Young Professionals"), in collaboration with The Global Studies Program at The New School, featured a thoughtful and stimulating discussion on the current and future prospects for a monetary union threatened by potential collapse.  

Carlos, a financial sector expert in distressed sovereign debt and special situations, put forth the comparison of the current EU debt crisis with the Latin American debt crises in the 1980s and 90s.  

Other panel members included Dr. Irene Finel-Honigman, former advisor to the Clinton Administration; Dr. Christiane Lemke, 2010-13 holder of the Max Weber Chair in German and European Studies at New York University; Robert Sinche, global macro investment professional and former Managing Director, Global Head of FX Strategy at RBS Securities; Dr. Richard D. Wolff, Professor of Economics Emeritus, University of Massachusetts; and Rob de Vos, Consul General of the Netherlands - New York. The panel was moderated by Dr. Jonathan Bach, Chair of the interdisciplinary Global Studies undergraduate program and Associate Professor of International Affairs at The New School in New York. 

The event, titled: "Crisis Hits the EU: Building Cohesion in the Midst of Economic Collapse," was held at The New School in New York City.

About ACGM
Founded in 1991, ACGM is an SEC-registered, FINRA, and SIPC-member broker dealer. ACGM distributes and makes markets in fixed income securities, raises assets on a global basis for private placement in the alternative investment arena, and provides financial advisory services. ACGM's seasoned professionals are Fluent in Finance, possessing in-depth experience of successfully navigating decades of rapidly changing financial markets and have a multitude of institutional relationships around the globe. ACGM seeks to leverage its continued growth, flexibility, longstanding relationships, technology and exceptional human capital, to serve its clients for another 20 years and beyond.

About UNA-USA – Young Professionals
UNA-USA Young Professionals is a program of UNA-USA that seeks to engage young professionals in discussions of international affairs, emphasizing the importance of multinational cooperation and the United Nations. UNA-USA Young Professionals provides an exciting opportunity to interact with like-minded individuals and gives young professionals from all walks of life a unique forum in which to learn more about current international issues, the United Nations, and the work of UNA-USA. 

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