In March 2020, NEX Exchange become part of the Aquis Exchange PLC group (Aquis Group) and is now called Aquis Stock Exchange (AQSE).
The Aquis Group is the 7th largest stock exchange group by value traded in Europe, trading over 1,800 equity securities across 14 markets on its low latency and high-performance trading platforms.
AQSE offers a compelling alternative for companies seeking a public market listing. In addition to bringing equity offerings, SMEs can also admit debt onto the platform.
AQSE is home to nearly 90 primary market securities and includes household names such as Shepherd Neame, Chapel Down & Adnams, as well as over 600 stocks registered for trading on its secondary market (AQSE Trading). AQSE securities are eligible for inclusion in SIPPs and ISAs and are exempt from stamp duty. Retail investors may also benefit from CGT, IHT and EIS reliefs, amongst others on growth market securities.