30 May 2023
BCR debuts on the Bucharest Stock Exchange with the first international issue of green Eurobonds by a Romanian bank
Banca Comerciala Romana (BCR), one of the most important financial groups in Romania, lists on Tuesday, May 30, the first international issue of green Eurobonds of a Romanian bank, under the stock symbol BCR27E, totaling EUR 700 mn. It is BCR's first listed bond this year, and the total value of BCR bonds available for trading is over RON 7.5 bn.
Romania s weight in the MSCI Frontier IMI indices increases two new companies listed on the Bucharest Stock Exchange will be included in the indices
The shares of the companies Societatea Nationala Nuclearelectrica (SNN), the sole producer of nuclear power and nuclear fuel using CANDU 6 type technology in Romania and One United Properties (ONE), one of the leading green developers of residential, mixed use and office real estate, in Romania will be included starting with 1st of June 2023 in the MSCI Frontier IMI indices according to the announcement made public my MSCI on May 11, 2023. The two new companies will increase Romania’s weight in the MSCI Frontier IMI indices to 11 companies, alongside Banca Transilvania, BRD Groupe Societe Generale, Electrica, Medlife, OMV Petrom, S.N.G.N. Romgaz, Teraplast, Transelectrica and Transgaz.
22 May 2023
The capital market rises by more than 5 percent in the first 4 months while investors await the dividend season and follow the status of future BVB listings
Radu Hanga, BVB President:
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18 May 2023
Romgaz benefits from the Issuer Market Maker services provided by Raiffeisen Bank International
Romgaz (SNG), the largest natural gas producer and the main supplier in Romania, company listed on the Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB) benefits from May 16th, 2023 from the Issuer Market Maker services provided by Raiffeisen Bank International. Romgaz is listed on the Bucharest Stock Exchange since 2013. On May 17th, 2023 the company’s market capitalization was RON 15 bn, being the 2nd largest company on the stock exchange.
15 May 2023
First trading session for Lion Capital under its new brand identity and stock symbol on the Bucharest Stock Exchange
Lion Capital, which has been listed on the Bucharest Stock Exchange for over 20 years, had today, May 15, its first trading session under the new stock symbol LION, as a result of the process of updating the company's brand identity, held at the beginning of this year.
Decisions of Bucharest Stock Exchange Index Committee regarding the inclusion of Hidroelectrica shares in the stock market indices
28 April 2023
Bucharest City Hall returns with a new bond issue worth RON 555 mn 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), under the stock symbol PMB30. This is the 7th bonds issue that the Bucharest City Hall has issued, starting in 2015.
In April 2023, the Municipality of Bucharest completed the private placement of the issue of municipal bonds with a total nominal value of RON 555 mn, intended to refinance the public debt deriving from the loan contracted in 2020 from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, to refinance the bond issue of the Municipality of Bucharest from 2015. As part of the private placement, the Bucharest Municipality issued a number of 55,500 registered, non-convertible, unsecured bonds, denominated in RON, with a unit nominal value of RON 10,000 and a fixed annual interest rate of 8.90%, to Romanian institutional investors. The bonds will mature on April 25, 2030.
24 April 2023
The listings uptrend carries on in the first quarter at the Bucharest Stock Exchange as the capital market goes up by 4 percent
19 April 2023
The Fidelis government bonds through which the Ministry of Finance attracted a record amount of over RON 3bn debuted on the Bucharest Stock Exchange
The Ministry of Finance (MF) attracted RON 716mn and EUR 473mn (values totaling RON 3bn – EUR 618.4mn), through the first primary offer for the sale of government bonds for the retail investors (FIDELIS) held this year through Bucharest Stock Exchange’s (BVB) systems.
29 March 2023
Bucharest Stock Exchange kicks off the 6th Made in Romania edition program dedicated to Romanian entrepreneurs
The Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB) publishes today, March 29, the volume ‘ Made in Romania: 15 companies for the growth of the Romanian economy and their success stories’, including the stories of the finalists in the 5th edition of Made in Romania, held in 2022. The 15 finalist companies in 2022 are: 5 to go, Agricloud, Agroland Business System, Antibiotice Iasi, Code of Talent, Curtea Veche Publishing, Cyscale Systems, Deltamed, Digisign, dotLumen, FintechOS, IRUM, Merlin's Beverages, Transavia and Zebrapay. We invite you to read their success stories in the book published today and available online on www.investingromania.com.
With the release of the "Made in Romania: 15 companies for the growth of the Romanian economy and their success stories" book, the 5th edition ends, and begins the 6th edition of Made in Romania, a program that aims to promote Romanian entrepreneurial companies. The program will continue under the slogan "We connect capital with ideas" and, as every year, will provide a local development framework for these companies, emphasizing the development of business strategy, transparency, visibility, reputation, and access to the necessary capital to take the company to the next level.
23 March 2023
The Ministry of Finance launches on March 27 the first IPO for FIDELIS government bonds this year with a tranche dedicated to blood donors
The Ministry of Finance (MF) continues the issues of FIDELIS government bonds for retail investors and launches on Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB) the first offer in 2023, between March 27 and April 10. This is the 11th such offer carried out on the capital market since July 2020. Through the previous ten offers, the Ministry of Finance attracted from the retail investors almost RON 15.2bn (EUR 3.1bn).
20 March 2023
Companies listed on the Bucharest Stock Exchange offered investors 100 percent growth over the last 5 years
28 February 2023
Raiffeisen Bank returns with a new issue of sustainable bonds worth RON 369 million on the Bucharest Stock Exchange
Raiffeisen Bank, a major player in Romania’s banking sector and one of the most active issuers at the stock exchange in the implementation and promotion of green funding on the capital market, is listing today, 28 February, its third issue of sustainable bonds, worth RON 369 mn, on the Main Market of the Bucharest Stock Exchange. The bonds to be traded under the RBRO27C ticker symbol account for the first issue of bonds listed by Raiffeisen on the Bucharest Stock Exchange this year and the seventh issue of exchange-tradeable bonds, totalling RON 3.7 bn.
27 February 2023
Millenium Insurance Broker is to make its debut on the Bucharest Stock Exchange s AeRO market on 27 February
Millenium Insurance Broker, an insurance broker with 25 years of experience in the Romanian market, is to make its debut today, 27 February, on the AeRO market of the Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB). The company stocks will be traded under the MIB ticker symbol after having achieved, between 13 and 25 October 2022, a private placement as a result of which Millenium Insurance Broker has raised the amount of RON 4.2 million.
22 February 2023
ETF Energie Patria Tradeville - the first sectorial ETF and the second ETF available on the local capital market - is listed on the Bucharest Stock Exchange
20 February 2023
All Romanian listed companies maintain their presence in the FTSE Russell indices dedicated to Emerging Markets
17 February 2023
CEC Bank lists its first two bonds on the Bucharest Stock Exchange as denominated in RON and EUR with a total value of over 650 million RON
CEC Bank, the bank with the longest history in the financial-banking market in Romania, which started to operate in 1864, is listing today, 17 February, the first two bonds issued and denominated in RON and EUR, totalling over 650 million RON, on the Main Market of the Bucharest Stock Exchange. The bonds issued in RON, with a total value of 175.35 million RON, will be traded under the CECRO25 ticker symbol, whereas the bonds issued in EUR, with a total value of 97.3 million EUR, will be traded under the CECRO25E ticker symbol.
The bonds issued by CEC Bank are senior non-preferred unsecured bonds eligible in the light of the MREL requirements. The tranche in RON has a fixed interest rate (coupon) of 9% per year, and the tranche in EUR has a coupon rate of 7.5%, both having the maturity on 30 December 2025.
16 February 2023
European exchanges collaborate for the provision of a consolidated tape in the European Union
Press release, Brussels, 16th February 2023
Today, fourteen European exchange groups, present in twenty-six  Member States of the EU, announced a joint initiative to participate in the future selection process for the provision of a consolidated tape (CT) for equities in the European Union. The project responds to the European Commission’s proposal for an equities tape to contribute to the development of the Capital Markets Union.
The participating exchanges - cornerstones of financial markets across Europe with decades of experience in operating critical market infrastructure - have signed a term sheet to establish a joint venture that will evaluate and prepare an application as a CT provider in a future selection process.
The participants are recognised specialists in supplying reliable and high-quality market data and are well-positioned to deliver a CT quickly, efficiently, and to the highest operational standards.
The project will focus on providing a tape designed to provide a comprehensive, standardised and consistent source of market data and will seek to collaborate with regulators to develop the optimal solution for investors.
Through this joint venture, the participating exchanges, as key players in the EU’s capital markets ecosystem, are reiterating their commitment to fostering the EU’s open strategic autonomy.
On the occasion of the 10th edition of the now traditional event in the Romanian capital market the Bucharest Stock Exchange has rewarded the performers of the 2022 stock exchange year
At the 10th edition of the BVB Awards, the Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB) has granted today 17 awards to listed companies, brokerage companies, as well as to private pension and investment funds for their achievements in 2022. The event which spotlighted the performers of the local capital market in 2022 is organized further to the achievements recorded in the previous year, in an intricate international context. The 2022 stock exchange year ended with a series of outstanding performances in terms of the total trading value recorded in all markets by all types of financial instruments (over RON 24 bn), in terms of the daily average trading liquidity for all types of financial instruments listed, which peaked anew at RON 95.6 mn, and in terms of the number of transactions by all types of financial instruments in all markets, counting more than 1.67 million transactions, which reflects an increase by 9% compared to the previous year. Moreover, 11 companies were listed in 2022 on the AeRO market, summing up RON 28 mn, along with 31 bond issues, totalling EUR 1.9 bn.
14 February 2023
The Romanian capital market kicks off the year with a 4 percent increase and a new all-time high number of 133 000 investors
06 February 2023
Safetech Innovations cyber security company transferred to the Main Market of the stock exchange 2 years after its debut on the AeRO market
Safetech Innovations (SAFE), Romanian cyber security company, present on the capital market since 2021, debuted today, February 6, on the Stock Exchange’s Regulated Market under the stock symbol SAFE, following the transfer from the AeRO market. Safetech Innovations had, at the time of the transfer, a capitalization of RON 216 mn. The company specializes exclusively in providing cyber security services and solutions to local and international companies. Also, Safetech is present in three countries, through the offices opened in Bucharest, London and Abu Dhabi, and this year it aims to open an office in the United States of America as well.
31 January 2023
Meta Estate Trust benefits from the Issuer Market Maker services provided by BRK Financial Group
Meta Estate Trust (MET), holding company that operates in the real estate sector, listed on the Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB), benefits since January 26, from the Issuer's Market Maker services offered by BRK Financial Group. The company is listed on the AeRO market, the equity segment of the Bucharest Stock Exchange’s Multilateral Trading System, since 2022. On January 31, 2023, the Meta Estate Trust’s capitalization was RON 79.72 mn.
"Ever since the listing of Meta Estate Trust on the AeRO market of BVB, approximately 5 months ago, the constant concern of the company's management has been to keep our commitments to investors and to develop permanently. During this period, we made investments with high potential and concluded exits with returns above the market average. We want to continue to be one of the most attractive issuers for existing shareholders, but also for potential investors. Therefore, in line with our strategy so far, we are happy to announce the partnership with BRK Financial Group for the implementation of the Market Making program. We are confident that it will support the company's liquidity on the capital market and bring added value to MET shareholders," said Oriol Casellas Deig, CEO of Meta Estate Trust.
The MET share is the 14th share of an issuer listed on the stock exchange on the Main Market for which the BRK Financial Group team provides Issuer’s Market Maker services. The total number of financial instruments listed on the Bucharest Stock Exchange’s Main Market that benefit from the Issuer's Market Maker services reaches 21. The specific parameters that apply to the Issuer's Market Maker activity carried out by BRK Financial Group for Meta Estate Trust shares are available HERE.
18 January 2023
The Bucharest Stock Exchange is expanding the BVB Research Hub platform
Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB) is expanding the BVB Research Hub platform by enlarging the number of companies covered by research reports, to include most of the companies in the BET index, as well as other companies.
At the same time, the platform will include a new section dedicated to Contributors, i.e. individual investors from the local capital market, but also those who are passionate about the stock market, and who have relevant knowledge and experience that they want to share. The materials and information presented will be informative and educational, BVB’s objective being that through this interaction, individual investors contribute to a better understanding of the local capital market, investment strategies and valuation methods and to the promotion of companies listed on the BVB. Additionally, this section will constitute a new communication channel for BVB Research Hub's institutional partners with the local investor community.
17 January 2023
New all-time highs for the Bucharest Stock Exchange in 2022. The total trading value exceeds RON 24 billion for the first time with record-high 1.67 million transactions and over 128 000 investors present on the capital market
16 January 2023
On 16 January UniCredit Bank is listing the first bonds issued this year in the amount of RON 488.5mn
UniCredit Bank, which is part of the UniCredit Group and one of the major banks in Romania, is listing today, January 16, the first corporate bonds issued this year, worth RON 488.5mn. The bonds will be traded on the Main Market of the Bucharest Stock Exchange under the stock ticker UCB27.
UniCredit Bank has issued and sold 977 unsecured senior corporate bonds, with a nominal value of RON 500 000, with maturity on December 21, 2027, to 10 bond bearers who are legal persons. There is a fixed rate of interest of 9.07% per year. The offer was carried out with the support of Alpha Bank.
EBRD and Bucharest Stock Exchange launch Investor Relations and Liquidity Support Programme. Listed companies invited to apply by 28 February to join
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB) are launching a new Investor Relations and Liquidity Support Programme in Romania, to improve capital market visibility and stock exchange liquidity of up to 3 selected issuers. The Programme will be run in close cooperation with the selected companies and a team of professional Investor Relations (IR) consultants with local and international expertise from the Romanian consultancy VERTIK.