Deutsche Börse has launched a new Internet service to offer companies, corporate financiers, IPO advisors and consultants advice on all aspects of going and being public.
Deutsche Börse says it wants to be a service provider and intermediary for those companies listing themselves on the stock market.
A new "Listing Centre" will act as a central, uniform and transparent communications and e-processing interface in one. The "Going Public" section of the site contains information on venture capital, an IPO calendar and a guide for issuers. "Being Public" provides information about the criteria that have to be met by an exchange-listed company: the investor relations work and the stipulated ongoing obligations.
A facts & figures section summarises developments in the markets at Deutsche Börse such as new issues and new listings, the rating of designated sponsors, the ranking of lead managers as well as current statistics. News about the international capital markets can be found on the newsboard with news, dates and events.
Users can also access a publications database and download rules and regulations for the market segments and current circulars of Deutsche Börse.