Growing difficulty in securing lending means more businesses will look to equity markets, Stephane Boujnah tells conference.
Macroeconomic uncertainty drives significant increase in trading activity in February, with Euronext hitting second record month in a row.
European exchange Euronext reported profits in 2015 have increased by 46%.
Pan-European exchange operator Euronext could venture into the M&A space following the removal of capital requirements by the Dutch government, according to research from JP Morgan.
Euronext wins appeal against having to set aside €250 million in equity.
Firms fined €5 million each for regulatory breaches, but Euronext said fine is disproportionate and anachronistic.