With the French company Verallia SA, another blue chip share is now tradable in the international market segment global market of the Vienna Stock Exchange. According to Verallia, the company is the third largest producer of eco-friendly glass packaging for food and beverages worldwide. The company produces i.e. the glass containers for the well-known hazelnut cream Nutella and the bottles for Dom Pérignon's champagne. The new shares can be traded on the Vienna Stock Exchange at domestic fees after the initial public offering (IPO) on the Euronext stock exchange in Paris. The IPO was expected to be the largest in France this year.
In Vienna's global market segment investors can choose from more than 650 international blue chips from 26 countries. Local investors can trade on their national exchange within familiar trading hours (9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.) using a domestic fee schedule. The international segment is very popular and has quickly progressed to becoming the second-strongest market segment in Vienna. Three liquidity providers (Baader Bank, Lang & Schwarz and Raiffeisen Centrobank) ensure attractive prices.