Stock Exchange of Mauritius

Country
Mauritius
Number of listed companies
168
Domestic market capitalization
12,112
SSE Partner Exchange

Yes

Has annual sustainability report

No

  • However, SEM has a Corporate Governance section of website
  • Corporate Governance section in Annual Report 2016, pg. 17; also contains corporate social responsibility section.
Requires ESG reporting as a listing rule

No

Has written guidance on ESG reporting

No

Offers ESG related training

No

Has sustainability-related indices
Has sustainability bond listing segment

No

  • Currently spear-heading a project based on capacity-building for the development of a Green Bonds Market in Mauritius.
Has SME listing platform

Yes

Additional information
Organizational model of stock exchange
  • Public company; demutualized in 2000
Regulatory model
Limited Exchange Self-Regulatory Organization (SRO) Model
  • Under the Securities Act 2005, the Financial Services Commission is responsible for monitoring the operations of the stock exchange. However, the Stock Exchange of Mauritius has full regulation over listing requirements, compliance and market supervision.
About the stock exchange
Location: Port Louis, Republic of Mauritius.
  • The Stock Exchange of Mauritius Ltd (SEM) is a multi-asset class internationalised Exchange which lists a variety of products. In the years to come, the split of listings on SEM is expected to consist of more international funds, international issuers, specialised debt instruments, Africa-based ventures, mineral companies a broader range of ETFs and structured products. The SEM has a multi-currency capital-raising, listing , trading and settlement platform and is the only Exchange in Africa that can list and trade products in USD, Euro, GBP and ZAR. The SEM also aspires to become a centre of attraction for regional and global capital. SEM is today a full-fledged member of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) and has been awarded for the second consecutive year in 2012, the “Most Innovative African Stock Exchange of the Year Award”.  Source
Ownership of Exchange (Shares >4% only) Share
The Anglo Mauritius Assurance Society Ltd 15.00%
State Insurance Company of Mauritius Ltd 7.50%
Mauritius Telecom Ltd 7.50%
Bramer Capital Market Brokers Ltd 7.50%
Mirabel Investments Ltd 6.89%
Mauritian Eagle Insurance 6.06%
Newton Securities Ltd 5.76%
MCB Stockbrokers Ltd 5.44%
Plasmo Ltd 4.92%
Ramet Investment Ltee 4.85%
SBM Securities Ltd 4.83%
Azelbourne Financial Services Ltd 4.83%
Island Life Assurance Co Ltd 4.50%