The operator of the Slovenian regulated capital market is public company Ljubljana Stock Exchange (Ljubljanska borza), established on 26 December 1989.
In 2009, the LJSE became a part of the emerging Central and East European regional market and a member of the CEESEG (CEE Stock Exchange Group), which include Vienna Stock Exchange, Budapest Stock Exchange and Prague Stock Exchange. Additionally, being a part of the Vienna Stock Exchange (VSE) represents further development of the Ljubljana Stock Exchange (LJSE) and the Slovenian capital market.
Slovenian securities market segmentation
- EQUITY MARKET composed of:
- prime market
- standard market
- entry market
- BOND MARKET
- FUND MARKETcomposed of
- Plus Market and
- General Market
- CLOSED-END FUND MARKET: closed-end fund shares
- Structured products market includes: Certificates (Plus Market and General Market), Warrants, Rights and T-bills
The Securities Market Agency (Agencija za trg vrednostnih papirjev) in charge of supervising the market in financial instruments. Its mission is to maintain a safe, transparent and efficient market in financial instruments. By exercising control over the brokerage companies, banks engaged in investment transactions and services, management companies, investment funds, mutual pension funds, public companies, public-limited companies governed by the Takeovers Act and performing other regulatory tasks, it creates a level playing field for efficient operation of market in financial instruments.
The Agency keeps a list of issued licences to brokerage companies, a list of issued licences to stock exchanges, a list of issued licences to management companies and investment funds, a list of issued licences to clearing and depository houses and lists of issued licences to mutual pension funds and their managers.