8 June 2017, Barcelona and Paris. IMAP is pleased to announce that its partner in France, Societex Corporate Finance ("IMAP SOCIETEX"), has been admitted as a Listing Sponsor on Euronext and will be able to operate on this market as of 1 June 2017.
IMAP SOCIETEX will be Listing Sponsor for Euronext Growth and Euronext Access, which Euronext has launched as a part of a series of initiatives designed to facilitate market access for mid-caps, taking effect on 19 June 2017.
Bernard Maussion, Chairman of IMAP SOCIETEX said, "We are very excited about the Euronext opportunities and what we can now offer our clients in terms of access to private debt and private equity"
Jurgis V. Oniunas, Chairman of IMAP said, "IMAP SOCIETEX is our third partner firm within IMAP, after Trigon and Panmure Gordon, with the ability to offer IMAP clients international growth and a wider service offering in access to IPOs."
Emmanuel Dampoux, Associate Director at IMAP SOCIETEX, who has extensive experience in equity capital markets and will be the business lead, commented, "The key drivers for SMEs to go public include as an alternative access to equity financing, to create liquidity and to provide exit opportunities for shareholders. We can now provide clients with a seemless service and strategic alternatives in addition to leveraging Euronext´s specialist services for mid market companies."
Euronext is the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone with nearly 1,300 listed issuers worth close to €3.5 trillion in market capitalization as of end March 2017. EnterNext is the subsidiary of Euronext dedicated to financing and promoting Small and Mid Caps on the financial markets. It comprises the 750 listed Small and Mid Cap companies on Euronext markets in Belgium, France, the Netherlands and Portugal. The exchange brings together companies from a wide range of sectors (biotech, real estate, web manufacturing, services, cleantech, software, etc. as well as a range of sizes (raising from 5 to 230 million euros) and location.
Over 90 delegates from IMAP member firms representing 32 countries congregated in Miami on October 25th - 27th for IMAP’s 2018 Fall conference. The conference was hosted by Falls River Group, IMAP’s partner firm in Florida, and was set around the theme of ‘Disruptive Innovation’.