Where today's leaders are changing the world

At the New York Stock Exchange, a listed community of more than 2,400 companies is taking on today’s greatest challenges – whether turning ideas into tech campuses, driving medical innovations for quality of life or providing manufacturing, financial services or leading retail experiences.

And they’re doing it here because NYSE is the hub for capital formation where those ideas are exchanged and valued, where companies are given the fuel they need to invest, create jobs and power progress.

Ways to list at NYSE

While there are a range of means for accessing capital markets, here are the top ways you can access the public markets for the first time.

Each offers a unique path for listing based on your company’s unique needs

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Options include:


An IPO is the most common way that companies choose to join the public markets in order to raise capital and establish a currency for investing in innovation, growth, acquisitions and employees.

Direct Floor listings

This type of listing allows companies to list their shares directly and begin trading publicly on the NYSE, without issuing new shares via a traditional initial public offering.

Special Purpose Acquisition Company

A SPAC is a company formed for the purpose of raising proceeds through an IPO and using those funds to acquire an operating business.


Since 2000, $1.3 TRILLION in value has transferred to the NYSE from Nasdaq in equity market cap alone.

What to list at NYSE

A variety of securities to meet your capital raising needs

The New York Stock Exchange offers a range of listing choices for many types of securities and asset classes.

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Companies that list on the NYSE or NYSE American, can leverage a wide range of advantages, including access to capital, improved branding and visibility, accountability, and increased liquidity. NYSE-listed securities benefit from the enhanced market quality of the high tech/high touch model.

Exchange Traded Products

Exchange Traded Products listed on NYSE ARCA are derivatively priced securities that can be traded throughout the day on NYSE Arca and NYSE American.

Bonds & Fixed Income

Corporate debt instruments whereby bondholders, as lenders, have creditor stake in a company.