a) The BSE is the recognised NNA for issuing instrument identifiers for Botswana, as authorized by the Association of National Numbering Agencies (ANNA), a global governing body that coordinates the work of NNAs. Currently, the BSE is a Partner affiliate of ANNA and will in due course become a full Member of ANNA.
b) As an ANNA Partner and the country’s NNA, the BSE has a crucial role in the financial markets of Botswana, as well as global markets, to accept the registration information directly from Issuers of new financial instruments such as Equity, Debt and Money Markets instruments and to issue identifiers that uniquely identify these instruments in accordance with the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).
c) Should you require further information on the ISIN and ANNA, please visit the ANNA website https://www.anna-web.org/ or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
d) Applicants should also contact the Listings and Trading Department to apply for ISINs and other identifiers.