08 August 2022
Bucharest Stock Exchange and Depozitarul Central launch the online Investors Enrollment Platform
Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB) and Depozitarul Central continue the digital transformation efforts by launching the Investors Enrollment Platform with the help of its partners, Aurachain and eVOTE. Through this platform, following an identification procedure for individuals, user accounts are created, enabling investors to participate online and vote electronically at the General Shareholders Meetings organized by the companies listed on BVB. This new digital solution was created by Aurachain, a low-code development platform that helps businesses to rapidly digitize their operational processes. As part of the project, eVOTE provides the first online and physical participation solution for the General Shareholders Meetings, introduced in Romania more than two years ago and currently used by over 20 companies listed on BVB.
11 July 2022
The Romanian capital market has fully recovered from the decline caused by the war in Ukraine as the BET-TR index increases by almost 1 percent in the first 6 months
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04 July 2022
The Made in Romania Program nominates the 50 semifinalist companies of its 5th edition
• The Made in Romania Nominations Committee has selected 50 semi-finalists out of the 350 companies entered in the Program this year
• From 4 to July, 31 the public is invited to support its favourite company by voting on the Made in Romania platform at www.investingromania.com
• What is new in this year’s edition is that the 3 top-voted companies will proceed directly to the final
The “Made in Romania” Nominations Committee has selected its 50 semi-finalists out of the 350 companies nominated on the platform www.investingromania.com. The Made in Romania Program has continued to grow since its launch in 2017, confirming once again with this edition its success among Romania’s business community.
27 June 2022
The Ministry of Finance raises RON 1.44 billion from retail investors following a new FIDELIS government bond offer listed on the Bucharest Stock Exchange
The Ministry of Finance (MF) listed on June 27, four new issues of FIDELIS government bonds totaling over RON 1.44 bn. The four issues are traded under the stock symbols R2306A, R2506A, R2306AE, R2406AE.
24 June 2022
Raiffeisen Bank is listing the third green bonds issue on the Bucharest Stock Exchange
Raiffeisen Bank, key player in the Romanian banking sector, lists on Friday, June 24, a new issue of green bonds at the Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB) worth RON 525mn. The bonds traded under the RBRO27 stock ticker are the third green bond offer that Raiffeisen Bank lists at BVB, after the 2 issues from 2021, the total value of the 3 offers listed exceeding RON 2bn.
The non- preferential senior green bonds which will enter trading on June 24 have a maturity of 5 years and an annual fixed interest rate of 8.927% per year. Raiffeisen Bank issued and sold to 13 bondholders and legal entities a number of 1,000 corporate bonds with a nominal value of RON 525,000.
” Through this third issue of green bonds we prove that our commitment to contributing to the development of the sustainable and prosperous communities is lasting and consistent. We are pleased with the high investors' interest in all our green bond offers which shows us that the sustainability issues are increasingly playing an important role in the capital allocation decisions taken by institutional investors.”, said Romulus Mircea, Executive Director of Management Assets and Liabilities, Raiffeisen Bank.
” The focus on investing in sustainable projects has become particularly important in the context that has dominated the landscape of capital markets for some time, marked by the integration of ESG criteria into the capital allocation decisions by investors. We are delighted that Raiffeisen Bank, one of the key players in the Romanian banking field, will list its third green bond issue at the Bucharest Stock Exchange, thus proving that the stock exchange can and must become the main financing channel for green investments in Romania", declared Adrian Tanase, CEO Bucharest Stock Exchange.
The bond issue that enters trading today is the fourth offer of Raiffeisen Bank, the total value of the bank's bonds available for trading being over RON 2.6bn.
More information on the bonds issue is available here.
23 June 2022
The wine producer Crama La Salina lists its first bond issue worth EUR 2mn
Crama La Salina, wine producer from Turda, with a vineyard extending over 42 hectares located on the Durgau Hills, in an area with a millennial tradition in viticulture, listed today, June 23, 2022, its first bond issue on the Multilateral Trading System (MTS) of the Bucharest Stock Exchange. The bonds, worth EUR 2mn are traded under the ISSA26E stock ticker.
22 June 2022
BCR continues the financing through capital market and lists a new green bonds issue on the Bucharest Stock Exchange
Banca Comerciala Româna (BCR), one of the most important financial groups in Romania, lists on Wednesday, June 22, a new green bonds issue, worth RON 702 mn, under the stock ticker BCR27A. It is the second issue of green bonds listed by BCR at the Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB), after the first one in October last year, worth RON 500 mn.
The non-preferential senior green bonds to be listed have a maturity of 5 years and an annual fixed rate of 9.079%. The new issue of green bonds is in line with the bank's efforts to align with the ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) criteria. The bonds received a long-term BBB+ rating from the agency rating Fitch.
16 June 2022
International uncertainty is felt on the Bucharest Stock Exchange. More transactions but lower trading value
03 June 2022
Sipex shares start trading on the AeRO market of the Bucharest Stock Exchange
Sipex Company, the company operating in the distribution of construction materials and finishes field, debuted today, June 3rd, on the AeRO market, the equity segment of the Multilateral Trading System of the Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB). The company’s shares will be traded under the SPX stock ticker. The company listing was preceded by the private placement through which it attracted RON 10.6 mn from the capital market investors. The anticipated market capitalization of the company is RON 170.6 mn.
A new offer of FIDELIS government bonds with maturities between 1 and 3 years will be carried out on BVB between June 6 and 21
23 May 2022
Aquila will be included in FTSE Russell indices dedicated to Emerging Markets starting with June 20
20 May 2022
The Bucharest Stock Exchange is becoming more and more accessible to investors. Starting with 2023 there will be a system of withholding taxes for capital gains
From the beginning of next year, the stock market investors will benefit from lower taxes for profitable transactions and from a simplified taxation procedure. The law was promulgated today, May 20, by the President of Romania, and it provides that the tax on capital gains for individual investors to be retained at source, with two tax levels, i.e. 1% for holdings over one year and 3% for holdings of less than one year, while losses won’t be compensated. The obligation to calculate, withhold at source, declare and pay the tax will fall on the intermediaries and fund managers.
18 May 2022
STK Properties - a real estate developer from Cluj-Napoca - went public on the AeRO market
STK Properties, an investment vehicle founded by the STK Emergent investment fund, focused on the development of real estate projects in Cluj-Napoca, went public today, May 18th, on the AeRO market of the Bucharest Stock Exchange. The company's shares are traded under the STKP stock ticker, while the listing took place after the company attracted RON 3.5 mn from investors. The anticipated market capitalization of the company is almost RON 21 mn.
16 May 2022
The index of energy and utilities companies listed on the Bucharest Stock Exchange goes up while volatility intensifies
10 May 2022
OMRO IFN continues its financing through the stock exchange and listed a new issue of bonds worth RON 10mn
OMRO IFN, one of the first microfinance institutions in Romania, continues its financing through capital market and listeding today, May 10, a new bonds issue. The corporate bonds worth RON 10mn are available for trading under the stock ticker OMRO26. This is OMRO’s second bond issue listed on the stock exchange. The first one, worth EUR 2mn, is available for trading since 2020.
05 May 2022
Chromosome Dynamics an integrated agribusiness company went public on the AeRO market
Chromosome Dynamics, an integrated agribusiness company focused on development and research of innovative IT and artificial intelligence solutions, went public, on May 5, on Bucharest Stock Exchange AeRO market. The company's shares are traded under the stock ticker CHRD. The company was founded in 2020 and attracted from the capital market investors, prior to the listing, funds worth RON 3.35mn for development. Chromosome Dynamics is the eighth listed company in 2022 on the AeRO market. The market capitalization of the companies listed only this year is RON 2.9bn.
29 April 2022
Bucharest City Hall returns with a new bond issue on the Bucharest Stock Exchange
The bonds issued by the Municipality of Bucharest through the City Hall of Bucharest (PMB) are now traded on the Main Market of the Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB). PMB returns to the stock market with a new issue of municipal bonds, the 6th issue since 2015.
In April 2022, the Municipality of Bucharest successfully completed the private placement of the municipal bond issue with a total nominal value of RON 555 million to refinance the bond issue of the Municipality of Bucharest from 2015, maturing on May 4, 2022. In the private placement, PMB issued 55,500 registered, non-convertible, unsecured bonds denominated in RON with a nominal unit value of RON 10,000 and a fixed annual interest rate of 7.33% per year. The bonds will mature on April 19, 2032.
20 April 2022
The legislative bill to simplify taxation of individual investors on the capital market - backed up by Bucharest Stock Exchange - received the final approval in the Romanian Parliament
The Chamber of Deputies, the decision-making forum, adopted today, April 20, the legislative proposal to simplify the taxation of investors in the capital market. Of the 264 deputies present, 213 voted in favor, other votes were: 46 abstention and 5 against. The bill provides for withholding tax on capital gains for individual investors to be retained at source, with two tax levels, i.e. 1% for holdings over one year and 3% for holdings of less than one year, while losses won’t be compensated. The obligation to calculate, withhold at source, declare and pay the tax will fall on the intermediaries and fund managers. The law would enter into force on January 1, 2023, after being promulgated by the President of Romania and published in the Official Journal of Romania.
15 April 2022
Antibiotice celebrates 25 years since its listing on the Bucharest Stock Exchange
Antibiotice (ATB), one of the most important Romanian generic drug producers, celebrates 25 years since its listing on the Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB). The company’s shares are traded on the Stock Exchange starting with April 16, 1997, under the symbol ATB, in the Premium category. With a rich history and experience in the production of generic drugs, spanning over 60 years, the development of the company is closely related to its path on BVB. In these 25 years as a listed company, its capitalization has increased more than 15 times, currently reaching a value of over RON 360 million.
12 April 2022
The total trading value with the shares listed on the Bucharest Stock Exchange doubles in the first 3 month to over EUR 1 billion
11 April 2022
Bucharest Stock Exchange launches its first ESG guidelines with the support of European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB) has published its first environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting guidelines for listed companies, developed with the technical assistance of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).
07 April 2022
The FIDELIS government bonds through which the retail investors financed the Ministry of Finance with RON 2bn started trading on Bucharest Stock Exchange
06 April 2022
BCR continues the financing through capital market and lists on April 8 a new bond issue worth RON 351.5mn
Banca Comerciala Romana (BCR), one of the most important financial groups in Romania, lists on Friday, April 8, on Bucharest Stock Exchange’s Main Market a new issue of corporate bonds, worth RON 351.5mn, under the stock ticker BCR27. It is BCR's first bond issue on BVB’s market this year, while the total value of BCR bonds available for trading amounts to RON 3bn.
31 March 2022
Impetum Group is launching Agista - the first Romanian investment fund to develop local companies through the capital market
29 March 2022
Bucharest Stock Exchange kicks off a new Made in Romania edition a program dedicated to Romanian entrepreneurs
17 March 2022
The Ministry of Finance carries out this year first issue of FIDELIS government bonds for retail investors between March 17 and April 1
16 March 2022
Bento is going public on the AeRO market and contributes to the consolidation of the IT sector on the local capital market
Bento – Intellectually Curious (2B Intelligent Soft), a Romanian entrepreneurial company founded in 2004, specialized in developing and implementing software solutions and delivering IT and Cloud infrastructure services, debuted today, March 16, on Bucharest Stock Exchange’s AeRO market under the BENTO stock ticker. It is the sixth company listed since the beggining of this year as well as the twelfth company in the IT sector that has been listed on Bucharest Stock Exchange since 2019 so far. The listing of Bento shares takes place after a hybrid private placement, through which the company sold both new and existing shares for RON 12.5mn.
14 March 2022
Transilvania Investments the first trading day under the ticker TRANSI
11 March 2022
The Romanian capital market goes up by 55 percent during the two years of pandemic and over 80 000 Romanians are now invested in the stock market
10 March 2022
BET index reaches 20 companies for the first time after including Aquila shares
Aquila (AQ), the largest player on the consumer goods distribution market with over 26 years of experience, has been included in the main index BET and in BET-TR, the total return version of BET. Thus, BVB increases for the first time the BET and BET-TR indices to 20 companies, the maximum number. The Index Committee took the decision on March 9th and the changes will become effective on March 21st.
03 March 2022
Over 8 million Norofert shares traded in two years since the company went public on the AeRO market
Norofert (NRF), an agri-food conglomerate that covers the entire chain of agricultural production, from vegetable production to the sale and distribution of organic inputs, celebrates today, March 3, two years since the listing on Bucharest Stock Exchange’s AeRO market. Since its debut on the stock exchange, investors in the capital market executed over 58,000 trades with 8.2 million NRF shares, worth RON 119mn. The company's capitalization is RON 127mn, an increase of five times compared to the time of listing.
28 February 2022
Grup Serban Holding went public on the AeRO market and attracted almost RON 13mn for business developing
Grup Serban Holding, a Romanian entrepreneurial company active in several fields in agriculture, debuted today, February 28, on Bucharest Stock Exchange’s AeRO market under the GSH stock ticker. The stock market debut takes place after attracting from the capital market investors RON 12.7mn, funds that will be used for the development of the group and the launch of new products. Grup Serban Holding started its activity in 1994, in Onesti. Currently, the group's business has several directions of development, such as agriculture, trade in cereals, oil plants and vegetables, poultry farming, bakery, pastry-confectionery, own chain of stores - Serban Groceries, distribution and transport.
22 February 2022
Dr. Fischer Dental the leader of the dental equipment market in Romania is going public on the AeRO market
Dr. Fischer Dental, leader of the Romanian dental equipment market, went public on February 22 on the AeRO market, under the stock ticker DENT. The debut on the Bucharest Stock Exchange took place after a private placement through which the company attracted from investors RON 5.1mn, funds that will be used for national and international expansion.
21 February 2022
Five new BVB listed companies will be included in FTSE Russell indices dedicated to Emerging Markets on March 21
18 February 2022
INOX a BVB listed company since 1997 listed its first issue of bonds worth EUR 1mn
INOX, one of the most important Romanian producers of stainless steel products and accessories, listed today, February 18, its first bond issue under the stock ticker INOX24E. The bonds have a value of EUR 1mn, and the funds attracted from investors will be used for the purchase of new equipment and restoration of existing facilities, implicitly the development of the company's new field of activity, medical devices production: surgical masks and filter material.
17 February 2022
The Bucharest Stock Exchange awards the performers of the 2021 stock market year
15 February 2022
Agroland benefits from the Issuer Market Maker services provided by BRK Financial Group
Agroland Business System (AG), the company that operates the largest network of agricultural stores in Romania, benefits as of today, February 15, from the Issuer's Market Maker (IMM) services provided by BRK Financial Group (BRK). Agroland went public on the AeRO market on the 1st of March 2021, almost a year ago. The company has a market capitalization of RON 186mn (EUR 37,6mn).
Bucharest Stock Exchange kicks off 2022 with a new all-time high. Over 16000 trades performed in a single day
14 February 2022
ABN Systems International debuts on the AeRO market after closing the first IPO on this market
ABN Systems International, a technology company founded in 2002 and one of the leaders in the distribution of IT&C products and accessories in Romania, debuted today, February 14, on Bucharest Stock Exchange’s AeRO market. The debut of ABN Systems on the exchange is the first that follows an initial primary public offering carried out on the AeRO market, as a result of which the company attracted RON 5.5mn from investors. The capital will be used for the development and expansion of the company. ABN Systems’s shares, the owner of the Tellur brand, are traded under the ABN stock ticker.
08 February 2022
The first ESG scores of BVB listed companies are available on the BVB Research platform
The first ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) scores on the local capital market are available today, February 8, on the BVB Research Hub platform of the Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB). The scores are part of the reports prepared by Sustainalytics, one of the global leaders in the segment of ESG research and ratings, based on the collaboration with BVB, initiated in 2020. The scores are published on a voluntary basis and eight of the companies listed on the Bucharest Stock Exchange joined the project at this initial stage: Antibiotice Iasi (ATB), BRD Groupe Societe Generale (BRD), Farmaceutica Remedia (RMAH), Nuclearelectrica (SNN), OMV Petrom (SNP), TeraPlast (TRP), Transgaz (TGN) and Bursa de Valori Bucuresti (BVB).
04 February 2022
Stanleybet Capital lists its first issue of corporate bonds on the stock exchange
Stanleybet Capital, a holding company that integrates and coordinates a network of sports betting agencies and slot machines, gambling halls and online gambling platforms, debuted today at the Bucharest Stock Exchange with its first issue of bonds worth RON 20 mn. The bonds are traded on the Multilateral Trading System under the stock ticker SBET24. Recognized for the Stanleybet and Game World brands, Stanleybet Capital will use the funds raised from the capital market to develop the online gaming platform and mobile applications, to digitize and modernize sports betting agencies and slot machines, and to expand the number of units in Stanleybet agency network.
02 February 2022
DN Agrar Group debuts on the AeRO market and increases the representation of the agricultural sector on the capital market
DN Agrar Group, an entity established in 2008 in the central area of Transylvania and operating in the agricultural sector of vegetable and livestock production, debuted today, February 2, on Bucharest Stock Exchange’s AeRO market, under the stock ticker DN. The company attracted from investors, prior to the listing, in a private placement held in July 2021, the amount of RON 24.7mn. The funds are intended for the expansion of DN Agrar Group through farm acquisitions and group development.
The legislative bill to simplify taxation of individual investors on the capital market passed by the Senate
The Romanian Senate adopted today, February 2, the legislative proposal to simplify the taxation of investors in the capital market. Of the 120 senators present, 118 voted in favor, one abstention and one vote against. The legislative proposal will go to the Chamber of Deputies, the decision-making forum.
‘We welcome the decision of the Romanian Senate to adopt, with a vast majority, this legislative project that comes in support of the capital market and investors. Today's vote is a confirmation of the usefulness of this approach and its relevance for all market players. We strongly believe that by finally adopting and applying the provisions of this legislative proposal, we will be able to encourage the population to be more present in the capital market, thus facilitating the access of Romanian companies to financing. This law brings benefits to everyone and, ultimately, to the Romanian economy. We look forward to the debates in the Chamber of Deputies and we continue to support this legislative proposal’, said Adrian Tanase, CEO of the Bucharest Stock Exchange.
01 February 2022
Elefant Online returns to the Bucharest Stock Exchange with a new bond issue
27 January 2022
Roca Industry shares debut trading on the AeRO market of BVB
25 January 2022
Transport Trade Services the main provider of integrated services on the Danube celebrates 25 years since its establishment
Transport Trade Services (TTS), the leading provider of integrated logistics services on the Danube, celebrates 25 years since its establishment. When it started, on January 23, 1997, TTS was operating as a shipping company. In its 25 years of activity, Transport Trade Services has developed organically, through the acquisition of river transport companies, port operating companies and port terminals located on the Danube and in the Port of Constanta, but also in Hungary and Austria. TTS became a listed company on the Bucharest Stock Exchange in June last year, and now it has a capitalization of RON 648 million lei (EUR 131 million).
21 January 2022
In the first year as a listed company on the AeRO market MAM Bricolaj boosts customer base by 20 percent and opens a new store in Bucharest
MAM Bricolaj (MAM), a Romanian company in the DIY industry, celebrates today, January 21st, its first year since the listing on Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB) AeRO market. MAM listing opened the 2021 listing season, and meanwhile the company has reached a capitalization of RON 47mn (EUR 9.4mn). In the first year as a listed company, MAM Bricolaj has accelerated strategic development projects, namely expanded the network and increased the number of customers. MAM Bricolaj completed the investment in a new store in Bucharest and won a new customer for every five already existing ones, respectively a 20% increase in the number of customers. The number of transactions increased by 22%, and the value of purchases and services requested related to an average voucher per transaction was 12% higher than before the listing.
19 January 2022
New record highs on Bucharest Stock Exchange. The total trades exceed RON 20 billion for the first time. The capital market goes up by 40 percent to new all-time highs and the companies listed on BVB post the highest market cap ever
18 January 2022
A month after its listing AROBS Transilvania Software benefits from the Issuer Market Maker services provided by BRK Financial Group
AROBS Transilvania Software (AROBS), a Romanian IT company that provides software services and solutions, benefits as of today, January 18, a month after its listing, from the Issuer's Market Maker (IMM) services provided by BRK Financial Group (BRK). AROBS went public on the AeRO market on December 6, 2021. The company has a market capitalization of RON 1.1bn (EUR 228.5mn), a 28% increase compared to the level registered in the first trading day.
17 January 2022
Chimcomplex Borzesti the largest company on the AeRO market moved to the Main Market under the stock ticker CRC
11 January 2022
Holde Agri Invest becomes the first AeRO listed company to benefit starting with January 11 from the Issuer Market Maker services
Holde Agri Invest (HAI), a Romanian agribusiness company founded in 2018 and listed in October 2020 on the AeRO market, becomes the first issuer on the Multilateral Trading System to benefit from the Issuer's Market Maker (MME) services. The activity of IMM is provided by BRK Financial Group (BRK) starting with January 11th. HAI shares are included in the BET AeRO index, and the company has a capitalization of almost RON 127mn, +110% compared to the level registered in the first day of trading.
03 January 2022
One United Properties shares liquidity will be enhanced starting with January 3rd by Raiffeisen Centrobank - a new Issuer Market Maker
One United Properties (ONE), a real estate developer of premium residential projects in Romania, will benefit as of January 3, 2022, from the Issuer Market Maker (IMM) services provided by Raiffeisen Centrobank. It is the second IMM provider for ONE shares, after BRK Financial Group started similar services in August 2021. One United Properties went public on Bucharest Stock Exchange’s Main Market in July last year, following a primary initial public offering which attracted RON 260mn from the capital market investors. One United Properties is also the fifth Romanian company included in FTSE Global All Cap Emerging Markets indices, from December 20, 2021. The market capitalization of the company amounts to RON 3.3bn (EUR 668mn).