The future development and the importance of the various forms of capital raising will be driven by a range of factors. According to Christian Reuss, Head Cash Markets Swiss Stock Exchange and Member of the Management Committee, Securities & Exchanges at SIX, ecosystems and technology that can drive more efficient funding will likely be most successful in the long-term.

How the emergence of new technologies might affect how markets will behave in the future and how new platforms for capital allocation could change processes and procedures to support, complement and compete with existing stock exchanges is addressed in his latest article.

Christian Reuss presents the increased number of options for companies of all sizes to raise capital, including additional opportunities thanks to new technology. He also presents some hurdles on the way to go public, such as regulatory requirements, while pointing out that they are key to protect investors and issuers alike.

Looking at the choice of which type of capital to raise, Christian Reuss makes the case for IPOs, pointing out: “An IPO is more than a one-time opportunity to raise capital: a company listed on a stock exchange can easily raise additional capital, and its stock provides a liquid currency as well as additional benefits like enhanced transparency and corporate governance, visibility, and credibility not only among investors but also in the eyes of clients, suppliers and employees.”

Read the full article on the website of Fintech Direct.