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Going public Your path to going public – and our support

Raising finance in the capital markets is especially appealing for companies that are achieving dynamic growth and are innovative and can lay the foundations for future success. An IPO enables your company to raise a large volume of capital and to repeat this process through capital increases.

Deutsche Börse Cash Market provides solutions for efficiently raising and allocating capital, in this way laying important foundations for the real economy.

IPO line: Regulated Market

Our IPO line supports companies in optimally laying the foundations for their IPO – step by step up to the first price determination on the trading floor of Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse (FWB®, the Frankfurt Stock Exchange).

Your IPO in Germany

Looking for the right listing venue can be challenging. With Deutsche Börse, one of the largest international exchange organisations, you can benefit from access to a global capital pool. Read more.

Issuance of securities

At the very core of every IPO is the issuance of your securities. Benefit from the customised services offered by Clearstream. Our issuance model allows you to reach investors at the lowest cost in up to 100 denomination currencies.

Subscription functionality – DirectPlace

The special subscription functionality DirectPlace increases your placement reach and expands your investor mix. An accompanying customised media package helps your issue receive the full attention of the financial sector.

Access and application

Details of the access and application process per market segment, including an application form which serves as an aid for applicants.

IPO ceremony

Turn your IPO into a real event. Follow the first price determination for your shares live on the trading floor of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and on the internet. Exploit the presence of international and national media on the trading floor – to enhance your visibility and reach.

Deutsche Börse Capital Market Partner

Capital market requirements are sometimes a challenge for new issuers. A Deutsche Börse Capital Market Partner gives you targeted support from a proven capital market expert in the areas of equity and debt capital financing, the necessary listing requirements and follow-up inclusion obligations.

Listing Trends

In Frankfurt, companies can take alternative routes to the stock exchange in addition to the traditional IPO. Direct listings and SPACs have already established themselves with their attractive conditions. Companies can find their way to public trading with a high degree of flexibility.