23 nov Listing Admission Manager – Euronext
Euronext NV is the leading pan-European stock exchange, operating listing venues in Amsterdam, Brussels, Dublin, Lisbon, Milan, Oslo and Paris. Mid 2021 Euronext had nearly 1,900 listed issuers worth EUR 5.6 trillion in market capitalisation.
The origin of Euronext can be traced to the founding of the Amsterdam Stock Exchange in 1602 by the Dutch East India Company. Euronext itself was founded in 2000 by the merger of exchanges in Amsterdam, Paris and Brussels. By developing services and acquiring additional exchange the company has further grown over the past years. Since its IPO in 2014 Euronext has expanded its European footprint and diversified.
Euronext operates regulated equity and derivatives markets and is the largest centre for debt and funding listings in the world. The product range includes equities, exchange-traded-funds, warrants and certificates, bonds, derivatives, commodities and indices as well as a foreign exchange trading platform. In addition to its main regulated market, Euronext operates Euronext Growth and Euronext Access, providing access to listing for SME.
Euronext registered office and corporate HQs are situated in Amsterdam and Paris.
On behalf of Euronext we seek to recruit a Listing Admission Manager for the Dutch HQ in Amsterdam.
Within Euronext the Listing Execution Department is in charge of the relationship with listed companies and those contemplating an IPO. The Listing Team is amongst others responsible for the admission process of companies willing to be admitted on Euronext markets in Amsterdam, Brussels, Paris or Lisbon. The team exists of 6 Listing Admission Managers with different backgrounds, ranging from legal to financial.
As a Listing Admission Manager you will be responsible for managing the admission process from A-Z. This intends that you will be part of the first kick-off meetings with management (C-level) of prospects and their advisors up to the final bell-ceremony after a successful admission.
Your daily tasks will include, but are not limited to:
- Assessing companies applying for an initial admission of equity securities on a Euronext market based on criteria such as legal, compliance, business model, shareholders structure, strategy, purpose of transaction and at some point the continuation of listing of shares after certain transactions;
- Reviewing admission related documentation e.g. information document, prospectus etc;
- Preparing a recommendation memorandum to the Listing Committee/ Listing Board in charge of accepting/refusing admission projects;
- Taking care of the operational preparation of the admission of a company, including a.o. communicating with internal and extern stakeholders;
- Supervising the local (junior) Listing Admission intern.
In this role you will work closely with the larger integrated Listing Team and the local Sales Team by advising them on various legal and operational questions. More generally, you will assist the Listing Team in the roll-out of strategic initiatives targeting prospects, issuers and ecosystem members (such as Listing Sponsors), internal and external reporting, and will be highly involved in the activities of the Listing Execution Department. This will be an important part of the role, ensuring that the Euronext listing strategy is fully supported, while the integrity of the markets is at all times upheld.
For this position knowledge of/interest in/familiarity with ECM operations/listings combined with approximately 4 years specific working experience with M&A/ECM/Capital Markets-transactions gained at a law firm, PE fund, advisory boutique, investment bank is necessary. Just as important as the legal skills are the (inter)personal skills. You need to be a chameleon, able to step out your comfort zone and eager to learn and broaden your view. A firm, sensitive, proactive and practical person. Someone who has strong communication skills, is native Dutch speaking and fluent in English. You do have excellent drafting and analytical skills, are result-oriented and have a great team spirit. Above all you need to be stress resistant for this position.
Working in a highly successful, international environment, based in the city centre of Amsterdam, having the opportunity to regularly travel to Paris and being responsible up and until the moment the bell ceremony takes place. Excellent career opportunity for an openminded legal candidate looking for a broader challenge. Good renumeration.
If you wish to apply or receive any further information about this role, please contact Judith van Haersma Buma or Michelle Carpentier at Voxius Executive Search via mail or telephone (+31 85 480000 or via each consultants mobile number as listed on our website). Discretion is guaranteed.