Tag: SMEs

Swiss Stock Exchange
July 08, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

SMEs to benefit from new segment on Swiss stock exchange

Valeria Ceccarelli, the Head of Primary Markets at SIX Swiss Exchange, commented: SMEs in Switzerland – as in many countries – are a powerful economic engine. Our challenge has been to ensure that we can offer entrepreneurs a platform that can help them efficiently access capital. SIX has been spending a lot of time working…

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LiquidShare’s pilot platform opens today on Euronext’s markets
December 17, 2018 BY Valentina Kirilova

LiquidShare’s pilot platform opens today on Euronext’s markets

LiquidShare's European post-trade settlement infrastructure for shares in small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) using blockchain enters into pilot phase on Euronext’s markets today. LiquidShare is a European fintech venture which was launched last year and created by BNP Paribas, CACEIS, Caisse des Dépôts, Euroclear, Euronext, S2iEM and Société Générale with the support of Paris EUROPLACE. LiquidShare’s…

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April 21, 2017 BY Valentina Kirilova

Turquoise Plato announces solution to liquidity issues facing small businesses

Plato Partnership Limited, a not-for-profit company bringing creative solutions and efficiencies to today’s equity marketplace, and Turquoise, the European multilateral trading facility, today announce their intention to develop a mechanism that allows users to call a liquidity event for less liquid securities, including small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). SMEs are a vital driver of growth…

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WFE launches new website & members’ portal
February 22, 2017 BY Valentina Kirilova

World Federation of Exchanges publishes report into SME financing & equity markets

The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE), which represents more than 200 market infrastructure providers including exchanges and CCPs, published a report into exchanged-based financing of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), aimed at identifying globally-consistent barriers and opportunities for enhancing SME access to equity finance. As significant employers and potential contributors to global economic development, the…

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Nasdaq Copenhagen Improves Small Cap Market Access For Non-Nordic Trading Members
December 29, 2016 BY Valentina Kirilova

Strong year for new listings at Nasdaq’s Nordic Markets

Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) welcomed 94 new listings to its Nordic markets in 2016, including both large cap IPOs and a particularly strong inflow of small and medium sized companies (SMEs). The activity level is similar to what Nasdaq experienced during the record year of 2015. Adam Kostyál, senior vice president and head of European listings,…

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