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Capital Markets


Capital markets play a key role in supporting economic growth by allocating capital to projects that help create jobs, provide public services, build infrastructure and drive innovation.

As the leading cross-border financial centre in the eurozone, Luxembourg has developed a comprehensive ecosystem, enabling investors to connect with international markets. The country’s capital markets infrastructure and unique international expertise make it the perfect place for companies, ranging from SMEs to multinationals, to finance their European and global activities.

A COMPREHENSIVE CAPITAL MARKETS ECOSYSTEM

Luxembourg is proud of its role as a pioneer. It is home to the Luxembourg Stock Exchange, which is the leading venue for international bond listings, the Luxembourg Green Exchange, the world’s first platform entirely dedicated to ESG bonds, and Clearstream, the international central securities depository. Luxembourg offers the full range of post-trade services including issuance, settlement and custody of securities, as well as investment fund services and global securities financing.

INTERNATIONAL PIONEER IN DEBT CAPITAL MARKETS

Continuously driving innovation, Luxembourg has grown into an international leader in debt capital markets, a key hub for securitisation and structured finance vehicles, as well as an acknowledged platform for hosting landmark international IPOs.

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  • A COMPREHENSIVE CAPITAL MARKETS ECOSYSTEM

    As the leading cross-border financial centre in the eurozone, Luxembourg has developed a comprehensive ecosystem, enabling investors to connect with international markets.

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  • INTERNATIONAL PIONEER IN DEBT CAPITAL MARKETS

    The Luxembourg financial centre has developed a comprehensive range of services to meet the growing demands of debt capital markets and connect international investors and borrowers.

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  • SECURITISATION

    Throughout the years, Luxembourg has maintained its position as one of the leading centres for securitisation and structured finance vehicles.

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  • INITIAL PUBLIC OFFERINGS (IPOS)

    Going public is a transformational event. To do so successfully, a company or its sponsors must navigate a long, complex process involving, inter alia, aspects relating to strategy, tax, accounting, reporting standards, treasury and financial risk management and governance.

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  • THE FUTURE OF CAPITAL MARKETS

    Blockchain and DLT have impacts both in terms of defining new operating models or improving business models for existing capital markets, or bringing the benefits of market liquidity to new asset classes via a process known as tokenisation.

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  • TIMELINE OF DEVELOPMENTS IN LUXEMBOURG CAPITAL MARKETS SERVICES

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