The European Nasdaq is born: euronext Tech Leaders is off

The segment dedicated to companies active in the technology sector already includes more than 100 high-growth companies, 19 of which are Italian. And in Business Square the first ETF for investments in crypto-companies arrives 08 Jun 2022 Domenico Aliperto placeholder image

Euronext, the main pan-European market infrastructure that controls, among others, the Milan and Paris Stock Exchanges, has launched Euronext Tech Leaders, a stock exchange segment dedicated to companies active in the technology sector that brings together more than 100 high-growth companies. The initiative, launched in collaboration with key players in the private and public market ecosystems, further reinforces Euronext's long-standing commitment to the Tech sector. Index of topics • Who is part of Euronext Tech Leaders • The strategic sense of the initiative • The first ETF for cryptocurrencies arrives at Piazza Affari Who is part of Euronext Tech Leaders Each of the companies selected for the segment meets a specific set of criteria to qualify, and all are listed on one or more of the seven Euronext locations – along with a set of dedicated services. The Italian companies that are part of the segment are 19: Alerion Cleanpower, Antares Vision, Diasorin, Digital Bros, Digital Value, El.En, FinecoBank, Gvs, Illimity Bank, MutuiOnline, Nexi, Philogen, Reply, Seco, SeSa, StMicroelectronics, Technoprobe, Tinexta, Wiit.

Among the partners of the initiative are the global investment banks BNP Paribas, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, J.P. Morgan and Sociètè Gènèrale, as well as Caisse Des Dèpots et Consignations, Bpifrance, La French Tech, Amiral Gestion, Cliff, ABG Sundal Collier, Carnegie, Pareto Securities, SpareBank 1 Markets and Davy. Euronext Tech Leaders is based on the group's extensive Tech ecosystem, which is home to over 700 technology companies listed on Euronext markets (representing an aggregate market capitalization of €1.5 trillion as of April 30, 2022), over 660 private companies former alumni of Euronext's pre-IPO programs, and a broad funding base of international investors all kinds of growth profiles of the Tech company. The strategic sense of the initiative "Based on years of commitment to private and listed technology companies, Euronext is the leading and most natural listing location for European technology companies of all sizes," said Stéphane Boujnah, Ceo and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Euronext. "Through the Euronext Tech Leaders initiative, Euronext and its partners are building an interconnected financial ecosystem to support leading, high-growth technology companies. The initiative brings together successful investors, consultants and technology companies to provide listed technology companies with greater visibility among Euronext's vast international investor base. We are not in competition with the Nasdaq," Boujnah said, adding that the goal is to propose "a fundamentally different approach. The Euronext Tech Leaders segment will become a benchmark for successful listed technology companies and a catalyst for investor and analyst interest. In addition, our strengthened offer of pre-IPO services will help prepare the next generation of Euronext Tech Leader, which will be a great source of growth for the European economy," concluded Boujnah. The first ETF for cryptocurrencies arrives at Piazza Affari Meanwhile, the first ETF arrives at Piazza Affari with a European license that invests in companies active in the cryptocurrency sector. This is Melanion Btc Equities Universe, which aims to replicate as passively as possible the performance of the underlying Melanion Bitcoin Exposure index, where net dividends are reinvested. The fund, which has 2 million euros of assets in its portfolio, can count up to 30 underlying securities with a market value starting from 100 million dollars, listed on the European and American markets, linked to companies operating in the verticals of asset management, cryto trading, crypto banking, mining, payments through cryptocurrencies and more generally of all areas of blockchain technology.