Family Businesses

The next chapter of your family business starts here.

For family businesses, going public is a milestone that can ensure sustainable growth and secure a legacy for generations to come. Joining the capital market can also be a path for diversifying wealth and improving access to capital. On a broader economic scale, sustainable long-term growth for family businesses is critical to both national economies in the region and the global economy. That’s where Dubai Financial Markets can help.

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Benefits of listing for established companies

Enhanced credibility and corporate profile

Connection to a diversified network of investors

Strong corporate governance framework

Perpetuity for smooth generational transitions

Access to funds

Increased awareness for your brand and offering

Improved operational effectiveness

Opportunity for shareholders to exit with price transparency

Assist with succession planning

Options for Listing Your Family Business

Every business has different needs and strategies.

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    Main Market
    Designed for established businesses generating healthy revenue streams. You can become a publicly listed company on the Main Market while maintaining majority ownership with a low free-float percentage. This market is suitable for Mainland, Freezone-based and International companies.
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    Growth Market
    If you need expedited access to capital for your small business, consider our Growth Market option. Enjoy all the benefits of going public, but with an abbreviated IPO process for an accelerated path to your capital requirements.
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    Private Market
    If your business isn’t quite ready to be publicly listed, the Private Market could be the optimal stepping stone, associating your company with the credibility of Nasdaq Dubai while gearing up for an eventual IPO.
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Start by talking to our team and discover which listing option is right for you.

Every company is different, so let us guide you on the best solution for your company and how you can get started.

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Listing Resources

Dubai Financial Market provides listed companies with a wide range of added-value services, including:

  • Issuer Support Program
  • Option to raise new capital or sell existing shares through a book-building process
  • Customised communication plan with all stakeholders
  • Participation in the flagship international investor roadshows
  • Connect to key market participants to help you along the journey
  • Distribution of dividends through our unique iVestor cards

Are you considering going public, and does your company have growth potential?