Malta Official Listing

Listing as gateway to the EU market.

Malta Official Listing

Official Listing in Malta offers the benefit of an EU jurisdiction with a sterling reputation in financial services. Listing on the Malta Stock Exchange affords international visibility, and is deemed to be a gateway to the European market.

Country Highlights

GDP GROWTH: 4.3% in 2015 (EC) EUROPEAN UNION: Member of the EU & Eurozone
REGULATOR: Malta Financial Services Authority UNEMPLOYMENT RATE: 5.8% in 2015 (EC), lowest in the EU
WORKFORCE: Well qualified, English speaking BANKING SYSTEM: 10th soundest system in the world (WEF)
TIME ZONE: Central European Time Zone (UTC+01:00) FINANCIAL SERVICES FRAMEWORK: EU and OECD approved

Legal Basis

Official Listing in Malta is regulated by the Financial Markets Act (2002), which was amended in 2007 to take into account EU reforms. The administration of the Act falls within the remit of the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA), which is an official & independent body also responsible to issue Listing Rules.


  • Fast process of listing and approve;
  • Provide applicant with EU Passport;
  • International visibility and recognition;
  • Euro share price as M&A currency;
  • Ranked in Top Brand listing;
  • Gives access to international market.


  • Minimum securities market value is €1,000,000;
  • Applicant should be an incorporated Co;
  • M&A conformity with listing rules;
  • Fully paid share capital is €1,000,000;
  • Annual accounts history of a mimimum 3 years.

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Dr Priscilla Mifsud Parker

Senior Partner, Corporate, Tax & Immigration

+356 22056122

Mr Steve Muscat Azzopardi

Director, Trust & Corporate Services, CCA Interserv Ltd

+356 2205 6328

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