Bourse de Luxembourg (Luxembourg Exchange)

Exchange entity Bourse de Luxembourg
Conducts business in Luxembourg
Number of listed companies (dec./16, WFE) 180
Domestic market capitalization (in Millions USD, dec./16, WFE) 61,486
Has signed the SSE Commitment Letter? Yes
Has prepared SSE Communication to Stakeholders? No
Requires ESG reporting as a listing rule? Yes
Offers written guidance on ESG reporting? Yes
Offers ESG related training? No
Provides sustainability-related indices? Yes;
  • Lux RI Fund Index Measures overall performance of the major funds in Luxembourg that operate in the area of RI, primarily in social, environmental and ethical domains.
Offers green bonds listings? Yes
  • LuxSE is a world leader in listing green bonds. On 18 February 2016 it announced the listing of its 100th green bond. Its first green bond was listed in 2007.
Additional Information
Organizational model of stock exchange
  • Private company for profit
Regulatory bodies
Regulatory model
  • Limited Exchange Self-Regulatory Organization (SRO) Model Due to the involvement of the CSSF and the European Commission, the Luxembourg Stock Exchange wields relatively little regulatory power. The exchange is able to install rules for the companies listed on its exchange, but ultimate authority falls upon the CSSF and general laws come from the European Commission.
About the stock exchange
  • Location: Luxembourg Our identity: Since our founding in 1928, we have developed extensive experience in the field of listing and trading of securities from many different regions. Our focus has always been international and this has allowed us to become:The leader in international listings, The largest stock exchange in Europe in terms¬†of international bond listings, A¬†leading exchange for other types of international issues, such as global depositary receipts. A largely local shareholding structure allows us to remain independent in our decisions. So we are well positioned to take initiatives with regard to the Luxembourg financial center. At a technical level, our international influence is partly based on the dynamism of up-to-date means and methods of communication. A final advantage is our subsidiary Fundsquare, which specialises in information services for investment funds. Source
Ownership of Exchange (Shares >4% only) Share