Posted on January 13, 2015

A delegation representing the Deutsche Börse today visited Qatar Stock Exchange and met with Mr. Rashid bin Ali Al-Mansoori, CEO of Qatar Stock Exchange and Qatari bourse officials.  The German delegation, which included Mr. Andreas Peruss, Deputy CEO of Deutsche Börse, and Mr. Tom Bindiksen, member of the Executive Office of Eurex Frankfurt AG for the areas of strategy and exchange cooperation, discussed the prospects and opportunities for enhancing cooperation between the two sides in the areas of capital markets developments and technical cooperation.

The delegation held a session of talks with Qatari bourse officials, during which both sides were briefed about strategies and discussed in details a number of topics, particularly the content of the Letter of Intent signed between the two parties in order to promote cooperation in the areas of product and market development, market data dissemination, indices and technological matters. During the visit, Mr. Al-Mansoori gave a presentation on the Qatar Stock Exchange and its development strategy aiming to develop the exchange to become a leading regional market that is capable of attracting investors from around the world.

Deutsche Börse delegation visits Qatar 2 [].jpgFollowing the meeting, Mr. Al-Mansoori expressed the keenness of Qatar Stock Exchange to promote cooperation with the Deutsche Börse in order to achieve the common interests of both sides. He also stressed on QSE keenness to offer German companies dual listing opportunities on QSE and attract German institutional investors to invest in the promising Qatari capital market, especially in the wake of upgrading the Qatari market to an emerging market status following the technical and regulatory developments of Qatar Stock Exchange.

Mr. Al-Mansoori stressed on QSE desire and efforts to enhance cooperation with global stock exchanges and international financial institutions in the areas that would contribute to the development of the Qatari capital market and the strengthening of the national economy.Deutsche Börse delegation visits Qatar 3 [].jpg