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Who can own depositary receipts?

The company decides who can be granted depositary receipts. There are for instance companies on our platform which have chosen to provide depositary receipts to contractors or suppliers as well! 

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What is a stock exchange?

A Stock Exchange is a place where people can buy and sell stock in lots of forms (shares, depositary receipts, options, funds and combinations of these). Typical for a Stock Exchange is that everyone can join to buy or sell these financial pieces (named effects). It is characterised as a public space to be able to buy and sell. For that it’s just like an actual market where you can buy products. Another specific characteristic is that people can make bids on these products while those offering the products can give prices. The idea is that a bid and a leave (price) are negotiated to eventually come to an agreement. Important to know about a Stock Exchange is that you are not allowed to set this up without permission and specific permits from the Authority of Financial Markets (AFM).

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