The General Standard is a segment of the EU regulated market. Companies in the General Standard meet the minimum transparency requirements throughout Europe.
The Prime Standard is a segment of the EU regulated market. Companies in the Prime Standard meet the highest transparency requirements throughout Europe and wish to position themselves with international investors. Inclusion in the DAX, MDAX, TecDAX and SDAX selection indices is reserved for Prime Standard issuers.
Scale is the Deutsche Börse‘s segment for small and midsized companies offering access to investors and efficient equity financing. It is a formally registered SME Growth Market according to EU-standards. The segment of the Open Market serves as an alternative to the EU-regulated segments General and Prime Standard. Deutsche Börse provides research reports for the companies listed in Scale.