The participating exchanges - cornerstones of financial markets across Europe with decades of experience in operating critical market infrastructure - have signed a term sheet to establish a joint venture that will evaluate and prepare an application as a CT provider in a future selection process.

The participants are recognised specialists in supplying reliable and high-quality market data and are wellpositioned to deliver a CT quickly, efficiently, and to the highest operational standards.

The project will focus on providing a tape designed to provide a comprehensive, standardised and consistent source of market data and will seek to collaborate with regulators to develop the optimal solution for investors.

Through this joint venture, the participating exchanges, as key players in the EU’s capital markets ecosystem, are reiterating their commitment to fostering the EU’s open strategic autonomy.

Forward-Looking statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements, within the meaning of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements with respect to the formation of a joint venture by the participating exchanges and the potential benefits of the joint venture. We caution that these statements are not guarantees of future performance. Actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements involve a number of risks, uncertainties or other factors beyond the control of the joint venture participants. These factors include, but are not limited to factors detailed in a joint venture participant’s annual report on Form 10-K and periodic reports filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, if any. The joint venture participants undertake no obligation to release any revisions to any forward-looking statements.

Notes to editors

Joint Venture participants:

Athens Stock Exchange

Bucharest Stock Exchange

Budapest Stock Exchange

Bulgarian Stock Exchange

Cyprus Stock Exchange

Deutsche Boerse Group

Euronext, incorporating:

·         Borsa Italiana

·         Euronext Amsterdam

·         Euronext Brussels

·         Euronext Dublin

·         Euronext Lisbon

·         Euronext Paris

·         Oslo Børs

Luxembourg Stock Exchange

Malta Stock Exchange

Nasdaq, incorporating:

·         Nasdaq Stockholm

·         Nasdaq Copenhagen

·         Nasdaq Helsinki

·         Nasdaq Iceland

·         Nasdaq Riga

·         Nasdaq Tallinn

·         Nasdaq Vilnius

SIX Group, incorporating:

·         BME Exchange

Warsaw Stock Exchange

Wiener Börse, incorporating:

·         Prague Stock Exchange

·         Vienna Stock Exchange

Zagreb Stock Exchange, including:

·         Ljubljana Stock Exchange


For more information, please contact: Press

Erik Gruvfors (Nasdaq)

+46 73 44 97 812

Andrea Monzani (Euronext)

+39 33 51 30 98 45

Niels Tomm (Deutsche Boerse)

+49 17 23 00 96 40

Santiago Ximénez (SIX Group)

+34 91 70 95 705

Any questions?

Please do not hesitate to contact Julian Chan.

About SIX
SIX provides and operates stable and efficient infrastructure for the Swiss and Spanish financial centers, thus ensuring access to the capital markets and the flow of information and money between financial market players. As a global provider of financial information, SIX delivers high-quality reference, pricing, corporate actions, and ESG data and provides regulatory services and indices to clients around the world. The company is owned by its users (more than 120 banks) with a workforce of 4,160 employees and a presence in 19 countries.