The JSE is one of the top 20 largest exchanges by market capitalisation as ranked by the World Federation of Exchanges. It has provided issuers with access to deep and liquid capital markets in a regulated and secure marketplace for over 130 years.
The JSE’s capital markets enable innovation, raising capital and opportunities for wealth creation. As a leading exchange, the JSE co-creates and unlocks value through innovative products and services that meet our clients’ needs.
The JSE was the first stock exchange in the world to introduce a sustainability index and encourage its issuers to produce an integrated report. The JSE introduced the Sustainability Segment, a first for Africa, this segment enables companies to raise debt for green, social and sustainability initiatives on a trusted globally recognised marketplace.
Listing on the JSE, a multi-asset class exchange, provides issuers with access to deep and liquid capital markets and powerful finance tools to adapt and thrive in a fast-changing environment.
A direct listing is a ‘listing by way of introduction’ which allows an Issuer to list shares on a public exchange without a capital raise or new share creation. . Click here for more information.
A standard listing allows companies listed under the expanded listing framework on the LSE to complete a fast-track secondary listing onto the JSE’s Main Board. Click here for more information.
The Empowerment Segment caters for companies with BEE share schemes that trade through the JSE’s platform. This allows Black participants to buy and sell shares in a secure and regulated environment. Click here for more information.
Special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs)
A SPAC is a publicly traded shell company that raises capital to make acquisitions. Click here for more information.
Sustainability bonds are debt instruments designed to raise money for environmentally and socially responsible initiatives. Click here for more information.
Green bonds are debt instruments designed to raise money for environmental or climate-related projects. Click here for more information.
Social bonds are debt instruments designed to raise money for socially responsible initiatives. Click here for more information.
Project bonds are bonds raised to fund standalone projects and are repaid by the cash generated by the project.