Listing a Company with the Malaysian Stock Exchange

Updated on Monday 23rd January 2023

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Commercial companies in Malaysia can be listed with the Malaysian Stock Exchange (Bursa Malaysia), following a specific procedure. The procedure will allow the company to receive other funds deriving from the issuance of shares to the general public. When listing a company on the Bursa Malaysia, the investors should first choose the market on which their companies will trade stocks. Our team of company formation representatives in Malaysia can offer an in-depth presentation on the main requirements in this sense. 


Main advantages of listing a Malaysian company 


In order to list a company on Bursa Malaysia, the investor should first know if the company is suitable for this procedure. The main advantage to perform this action refers to the influx of new capital which will help the company grow in a faster manner. 

The investor will have additional business opportunities, while the shareholders will have the possibility of gaining capital on their investments. 

Moreover, the procedure can have a positive impact on the company’s employees, who can receive various rewards. An important aspect is that the company will increase its credibility in the market. A company is suitable to be listed on Bursa Malaysia if it meets the requirements of the Securities Commission Malaysia’s Equity Guidelines, as well as those of Bursa Malaysia’s Listing Requirements

It is important to know that the assessment is performed in accordance with the market the investor wants to access; our team of company incorporation agents in Malaysia can provide more details on this matter. 

Our accountants in Malaysia offer you support in tax registration, audits, payroll, bookkeeping, preparation and filing of annual financial statements, debt monitoring, and many more. You can also benefit from tax advice and compliance, risk assessment and evaluation, and tax minimization options if you are interested in this aspect. We are at your disposal with personalized financial consultancy services if you want to make investments and expand your portfolio.
 

Choose a listing market in Malaysia 


When deciding to list a company in Malaysia, the investor will have two options, as the country provides two main markets. The first is the Main Market, which is recommended to those who want to increase the value of their companies' funds. As a general rule, this market is mainly comprised of companies set up in Malaysia

The second market, ACE Market, is suitable for businesses with a high potential for development. The ACE Market is mainly a platform for investors who are seeking sponsors for their companies. In the case of the ACE Market, the regulations are not requiring any minimum financial results, while for the Main Market the company should have a profit after taxation of a minimum of RM 20 million for the last 3 to 5 years of financial activity

Businessmen interested in receiving further details on how to list a company on the Malaysian Stock Exchange can address to our team of company incorporation consultants in Malaysia.