Business Growth

Do you want to grow your business, improve your profile and raise capital?​ Consider the JSE as your ideal listing destination to tap into large pools of local, global and institutional investor capital. The JSE is the premier African Exchange and your gateway to new opportunities. More than R250 billio​n is currently raised on the Main Board, more than R48.9 billion on the AltX and there is more than R1 trillion in listed bonds on the JSE.

Routes to market

The JSE offers companies and products through various routes to market. These include Fast Track, Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs), Exchange Traded Products (ETPs), Sponsored and Unsponsored Depository Receipts, and the listing of new and existing BEE share schemes on a registered exchange. ​​

5 Steps to list

  1. 1

    Engage with the primary markets team

  2. 2

    Decide where your company will feel most at home

  3. 3

    Find a sponsor main board or a designated advisor on altx

  4. 4

    Submit all required documents to the JSE Issuer Regulation division

  5. 5

    Undertake a capital raising roadshow

  6. List

Gain from your JSE listing

  • logo tradeTrade your shares securely and efficiently.
  • Raise CapitalMarket your business to investors. A listing attracts local analyst coverage and media interest, enhancing your company’s reputation and profile.
  • Raise CapitalEnhance your ability to attract talent by offering share option incentives.
  • Raise CapitalA listing facilitates broad-based economic empowerment deals.
  • Raise CapitalAs a JSE issuer, you gain access to value-added benefits like hiring our prestigious corporate event venues, accessing training on topics such as listing and continuing obligations, investor relations, media, social media and governance, and accessing CNBC, the SABC, PowerFM and the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC).

We cater to different types of companies and listing requirements.

To simplify the listing process, the JSE offers a Fast Track listing solution which allows companies already listed on major stock exchanges for at least 18 months, to create a secondary listing on the Mainboard or AltX. Benefits of the Fast Track listing include:

  • Faster listing approval process.
  • Fewer listing costs and resources as a pre-listing statement is not required.
  • Lower fees and discounted annual listing costs.

The JSE has allowed Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs) to list on the Main Board to raise capital to fund the acquisition of one or more existing companies or other assets.

Companies with new or existing Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) schemes can list these schemes on our Empowerment Segment. 

Five steps to list:

  • Engage with the JSE’s Primary Market team.
  • Decide where your company will be most at home.
  • Find a sponsor for a Main Board listing or a designated advisor on AltX.
  • Submit all required documents to the JSE Issuer Regulation division.
  • Undertake a capital-raising roadshow.

JSE listing benefits:

  • Trade your shares securely and efficiently.
  • Build a more transparent and trusted business.
  • Market your business to local and international investors.
  • Access to capital for expansion.
  • Enhance your company’s reputation through local analyst coverage and media interest.
  • Attract top talent by offering share option incentives.
  •  Facilitate broad-based Black economic empowerment deals.

Access to value-added benefits such as our prestigious corporate venue hire services, training and networking opportunity