A business seminar on “IPO, Corporate Governance and Listing” was held in Baku Business Center on July 11, 2018 together with the Baku Stock Exchange (BSE) and the Azerbaijan Export and Investment Promotion Foundation (AZPROMO).
The event included presentations about the Initial Public Offering (IPO), its advantages and management, organization of communication with investors and partners, formation of positive image of the company for IPO, the Listing Advisory Program offered by the BSE, and effective financing through local equity markets, etc.
During the event, the partners of the BFB Listing Advisory Program, the representatives of the Finsbury, PWC Azerbaijan, as well as, representatives of the Baku Stock Exchange made presentations. Additionally, Metak LLC, which has made its first bond issuance under the BSE’s Listing Advisory Program, informed the audience about its success story in terms of effective financing through local equity markets.
About 100 financial, agricultural, industrial, manufacturing, education, and other companies and businesses, including start ups, attended in the business seminar.
During the question-and-answer session, the questions have been discussed in details. The event, eventually, continued with B2B meetings among the participants.
The purpose of the event was to promote capitalization through capital markets, to develop the necessary knowledge in this area, as well as, to build dialogue between potential investors, companies and intermediary organizations.
The BSE continues to work towards attracting investment from the capital market within the Listing Advisory Program.