The Austrian Financial Market Authority (FMA) approved seven capital market prospectuses during the 1st Quarter of 2020, one less than in the 1st Quarter of 2019 (-12.5%). The number of supplements to be approved on the other hand rose during this period from 17 to 20 (+17.8%). The number of file filed for approved base prospectuses also rose from 2,163 to 2,250 (4.0%). 27 prospectuses for public offering in Austria were notified to the FMA from the European Economic Area (EEA) during the 1st Quarter of 2020; this constitutes a decreased by approximately 35.7% compared to the corresponding period of the preceding year, when 42 prospectuses were notified. The number of supplements notified to the FMA decreased from 198 in the 1st Quarter of 2019 to 95 in the 1st Quarter of 2020, which constitutes a reduction by 52.0%. In turned, the FMA notified one prospectus (Q1 2019: 3) and eleven supplements (Q1 2019: 11) to sister authorities in the EEA during the reporting period. These findings have emerged from the Report on the Supervision of Capital Market Prospectuses for the 1st Quarter of 2020, which was published today by the Austrian supervisor.
The full quarterly report can be found (in German only) via the following link.
Journalists may address further enquiries to:
Klaus Grubelnik (FMA Media Spokesperson)
+43/(0)676/882 49 516