London Stock Exchange hosts Morocco Capital Markets Day

London Stock Exchange hosts Morocco Capital Markets Day

This morning London Stock Exchange welcomed Mr. Lamia Boutaleb, Secretary of State in Charge of Tourism, Morocco and Mr. Karim Hajji, CEO of the Casablanca Stock Exchange to open trading and mark the 2nd Morocco Capital Markets Day in London, held in partnership with the Casablanca Stock Exchange. 

The event, to be held on the 24th and 25th April 2017 is an opportunity to provide international investors, investment funds, private-equity and target companies of the Casablanca Finance City with investment opportunities offered by Morocco in financial services, energy, mining and real estate as well find out more about the benefits of Casablanca as a regional financial hub.

In this connection, Mr. Karim Hajji, CEO of the Casablanca Stock Exchange says:

“We are pleased to organize for the second time such an important event with our strategic partner the London Stock Exchange Group. We hope through this event to highlight the economic opportunities provided by Morocco to investors around the world, from the City, the leading financial market”.

The Casablanca Stock Exchange in figures

Throughout 88 years of its history, the Casablanca Stock Exchange includes 75 listed companies capitalized at nearly £ 45.6 billion.

The Casablanca Stock Exchange: strategic overview

The Casablanca Stock Exchange aims at positioning itself as an attractive market towards financing the Moroccan and wider African economy.

To do so, the Casablanca Stock Exchange has partnered with the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) enabling it to deploy a new trading platform (Millennium IT), to promote SME financing through the launch of the Elite program in Morocco, as well as to implement new products and markets and a new adapted market infrastructure.