CFA Institute

CFA Institute is the global association of investment professionals that sets the standard for professional excellence and credentials. The organisation is a champion for ethical behaviour in investment markets and a respected source of knowledge in the global financial community. The end goal: to create an environment where investors’ interests come first, markets function at their best, and economies grow. CFA Institute has nearly 152,000 members in 163 countries and territories, including 145,000 CFA charterholders, and 148 member societies. For more information, visit

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The Federation of European Securities Exchanges (FESE) represents European public Regulated Markets. Amongst our Membership we have 35 exchanges in equities, bonds, derivatives and commodities through 19 Full Members from 28 countries, as well as 1 Affiliate Member and 1 Observer Member. At the end of 2015, FESE members had 9,201 companies listed on their markets, of which 6% are foreign companies contributing providing broad and liquid access to Europe’s capital markets. Many of our members also organise specialised markets that allow SMEs across Europe to access capital markets; 1,299 companies were listed in these specialised markets/segments in equity, increasing choice for investors and issuers.