Going Public / Growth Financing

Going Public – Your IPO at Deutsche Börse Rooted in Frankfurt, at home in Europe, connected to the world

Shape your company’s future with a listing in Frankfurt

Around the globe, more and more companies are seeking access to the capital market, underscoring its crucial role in sustaining long-term growth for businesses.

Do you feel well-informed and ready to take your company to the next level? We would like to invite you to profit from our network, insights, experience and services in the pre-IPO and capital market domain. The Capital Markets Team and our partner community offer support on every step of your way.

Let’s discuss your Capital Market Readiness journey today

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Reasons to choose Deutsche Börse

Global operator – Frankfurt is a financial hub of undisputed importance in Europe – multiple international financial institutions and investors are represented here, alongside various supervisory authorities and the European Central Bank. With its headquarters located here, Deutsche Börse paves the way for companies to step onto the global stage.

International investors  With access to a broad range of international trading participants, being listed in Frankfurt draws attention all over the world. With Xetra® and Börse Frankfurt, Deutsche Börse operates two trading venues of international and national reputation. The foreign trading volume on Xetra accounted for 68 per cent of the total trading volume.

Stable environment – In times of global uncertainty, Deutsche Börse is a reliable partner supported by Germany’s stable political and economic environment as well as its intelligent regulations. Our objective is to help customers meet these regulations easily and efficiently.

Gain visibility alongside global market leaders – Enhance your company's international reputation with a listing alongside global brands and market leaders like BMW, SAP, Siemens, Lufthansa and many more. Strong peer groups cover all sectors and companies of all sizes, ranging from start-ups over thriving small and medium-sized enterprises to large blue-chip companies.

Tailor-made and credible listing segments – We offer companies seeking access to the capital market a time- and cost-efficient Initial Public Offering (IPO) with our straightforward admission process and one of our tailor-made primary market segments with clear transparency standards and high market credibility.

For detailed information on the different listing segments please click here.

Our markets


Find the right segment for your company. In Europe, there are two paths open to companies wishing to tap the capital markets. On the one hand, there are markets regulated by the EU and, on the other, markets that are regulated by the exchanges themselves.

Our services for companies and investors

Benefit from our expertise and specific formats to gain in-depth know-how early on. Building a strong foundation will allow you to make informed decisions when choosing a capital market financing option to best suit your organisation. 

Listing trends

While the IPO is the most famous way to raise financing on the capital market, there are additional listing trends: Direct listings, SPACs, Carveout/Spin-offs, IPO-Bonds.


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Have you already known the following facts which highlight advantages of going public at Frankfurt Stock Exchange? There are some myths to be uncovered.

The step-by-step route to an exchange listing

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Our IPO-line gives you a clear impression of all the important steps when going public through to first price determination. They include the selection of the issue partners, structuring the IPO content, compiling all the necessary documents, placement, and admission to / commencement of trading.

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Start your capital market readiness journey today!

Contact the Capital Markets team

E-mail: preIPOservices@deutsche-boerse.com