Partners and Associations

The African Securities Exchanges Association

The African Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA) is the premier association of twenty-seven (27) securities exchanges in Africa, that have come together with the aim of developing Member Exchanges and providing a platform for networking.

The Association was established in 1993, and works closely with Member Exchanges to unlock the potential of the African Capital Markets and the African economies in the following ways; 

  • Enhancing the visibility of ASEA Members at the international level with a view to attract capital flows to African Capital Markets. 
  • Providing an authoritative information portal on African Public Markets and provide aggregated statistics and information on African Exchanges 
  • Being a powerful lobbying and advocacy voice for Member Exchanges 
  • Promoting market development among Member Exchanges 
  • Promoting capacity-building and training for Member Exchanges 
  • Initiating strategic alliances on behalf of Member Exchanges      

ASEA seeks to position the African Capital Markets as key enablers of economic recovery in Africa by the year 2025.


To enable African Securities Exchanges to become key significant drivers of the economic and societal transformation of African by the year 2025. 


  • To provide a forum for mutual communication, exchange of information, cooperation and technical assistance among its Members.
  • To facilitate the process of financial integration within the region for the effective mobilization of capital in order to accelerate economic development in Africa.