European Investments Management Fund: BISX Listing

December 19, 2007By @BahamasFSBBISX

CEO Keith Davies revealed the listing of the 5.24 million euros **European Investments Management Fund** on the **Bahamas International Securities Exchange (BISX)** today. The fund was sponsored by KPMG Corporate Finance – a BISX Sponsor Member – and the local fund administrator is Butterfield Funds Services (Bahamas) Ltd. Simon Townend, head of KPMG Corporate Finance, … Read More

BISX Mutual Fund Listing

December 29, 2006By @BahamasFSBBISX

The Bahamas International Stock Exchange (BISX) has announced that another mutual fund has been added to its listing: **The Fidelity Prime Income Fund Limited.** The licensed open-ended Fund is managed by Fidelity Merchant Bank and Trust, trades in Bahamian dollars and invests in Bahamian-dollar fixed income instruments. It is open to qualified residents of The … Read More

Capital Market Growth

April 8, 2006By @BahamasFSBBISX

Keith Davies, Chief Executive Officer of the Bahamas International Securities Exchange (BISX), reports that the exchange is looking to strengthen transparency and corporate governance throughout the Bahamian market. Specifically, there are plans to amend BISX rules to include stronger requirements with regard to disclosure, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, and the protection of shareholder rights. … Read More

BISX Listing Fee Adjusted

February 14, 2005By @BahamasFSBBISX

The Securities Commission of The Bahamas (SCB) has approved an increase in the fee for Domestic Primary Equity Listings on the Bahamas International Securities Exchange (BISX) from $2,500.00 to $5,000.00. The approval by the SCB was in response to a request by BISX, and in accordance with Regulation 7 of the Securities Industry Regulations 2000 … Read More

BISX Announces New CEO

November 4, 2004By @BahamasFSBBISX

Mr. Keith Davies has been appointed as new Chief Executive Officer of the Bahamas International Securities Exchange (BISX). A release from BISX Chairman Ian D. Fair points out that Mr. Davies, who has been serving in the capacity of Acting CEO, originally joined the Exchange as Chief Legal and Compliance Officer – and contributed greatly … Read More

BISX Attracts Funds Listings

December 29, 2003By @BahamasFSBBISX

**Four Funds with $90 million in net assets listed on BISX** The *Emerging Value Opportunities Fund Ltd.*, the *Gazinvest Fund Ltd.*, the *Ukraine Value Opportunities Fund Ltd.* and the *Post Communist Opportunities Fund Ltd.* have been listed on the Bahamas International Securities Exchange (BISX). This suite of funds, all licensed by the Securities Commission of … Read More

BISX: International Player

November 14, 2003By @BahamasFSBBISX

**BISX Now A Member of IOSCO** At its 28th annual conference held in Seoul, South Korea the International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) accepted the Bahamas International Securities Exchange (BISX) as an affiliate member. IOSCO is considered the world’s most important international cooperative forum for securities regulatory agencies, with members regulating more than 90% of … Read More

BISX Site Focuses On Market Users

December 19, 2002By @BahamasFSBBISX

The Bahamas International Securities Exchange is publishing its Official Index on its web site, with the intent of providing a barometer of the Bahamian market. Acting Chief Executive Officer Keith Davies says that the site also will publish historical trading reviews, incorporating information dating back to May 2000, the date BISX began live trading. In … Read More

BISX Announces 3rd Trading Member

October 24, 2001By @BahamasFSBBISX

SG Hambros Bank and Trust (Bahamas) Ltd. has been authorised to trade shares on the Bahamas International Securities Exchange (BISX), as broker/dealers. Gerry Ritchie, CEO of BISX, indicates that the move will provide a new avenue for institutional investors to access the market. SG Hambros joins Colina Financial Advisors and Fidelity Capital Markets — the … Read More

BISX Approves First Mutual Fund Listing Sponsor

June 17, 2001By @BahamasFSBBISX

Mr. Gerry Ritchie BISX CEO In April of this year, CEO Gerry Ritchie announced the launch of BISX’s primary and secondary listing of Bahamian regulated and overseas regulated mutual funds, sponsored by specialist members of the Exchange. At that time, he said, *”The use of sponsors is central to the development of a successful mutual … Read More