Dual Listing (DL)

A second listing on an exchange that isn’t the company’s domestic bourse

With a dual listing, also called a secondary listing, a company’s shares are placed on an exchange other than its domestic exchange. This can happen at the behest of the company or a market maker. A second listing is therefore not an initial public offering: It isn’t the worldwide debut of the company’s shares or a public offer, and the company is not required to produce a prospectus.

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