Euronext is the name of the international, pan-European stock exchange company that was formed in 2000 through the merger of the stock exchanges of Paris (ParisBourse), Brussels (Brussels Exchanges) and Amsterdam (Amsterdam Exchanges).
With the creation of Euronext that wished to respond to the growing globalization of the financial markets on the one hand and a pan-European approach to print on the other transaction costs. To support and implement the trading purpose is the Nouveau Système de Cotation entered.
Since April 4, 2007, Euronext NV with NYSE Group, Inc.. merged to form NYSE Euronext Inc…
Euronext NV, the holding company was officially founded on September 22, 2000 as a limited company under Dutch law, established in Amsterdam, and currently has offices in Belgium, France, Netherlands, Portugal and the United Kingdom. On 6 February 2002, the Lisbon stock exchange, joined BVLP (Bolsa de Valores de Lisboa e Porto) joined Euronext. In January 2002, Euronext took the London-based futures exchange LIFFE (London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange) on; trading in options and futures of Euronext and LIFFE are then combined in these markets.
On September 2, 2002, the Euronext markets were Lisbon, Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam, integrated into a common platform.
Euronext’s strategy is aimed at the largest European financial market to be. In early 2005, the company is thereby engaged in a struggle with the Deutsche Börse for the London Stock Exchange to take over.
On May 17, 2005, Euronext launches a new pan-European stock exchange, especially for smaller companies: Alternext. This scholarship is for small and medium-sized businesses and has the criteria that the market capitalization between Â€ 10 and Â€ 80 million is. In 1997 there was also trying to set up a pan-European stock exchange for SMEs Nmax, but this was not a success.
On 2 June 2006, to take over a bid for Euronext by the New York Stock Exchange. The Americans offered some EUR 8 billion. By pooling the largest stock exchange in the world would emerge., Finally, in April 2007 the merger was Paid $ 10 billion for NYSE Euronext. The new company was NYSE Euronext and would be led by the American John Thain. Dutchman Jan-Michiel Hessels was chairman of the supervisory board. It was agreed that the board of NYSE Euronext eleven people are coming from the NYSE and nine Euronexters.
Euronext has different indices:
The Euronext stock exchange is divided into several segments according to the characteristics of listed securities and shares.
The pension Mercury Euronext, the AFM and Euroclear had to be lifted in 2014. In 2008, the coverage rate had dropped from 138% to 83%. The pension was transferred to Delta Lloyd. By 2014 Old employees at the end of March 2014 still require extra money from Euronext.
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