The SMEs can migrate to the main board of the exchange subject to fulfilment of some of the conditions. SMEs have seen their stocks performing way better and giving better returns to investors after they migrated to the main board from SME platform of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and National Stock Exchange (NSE). Many of these companies have given better returns of 3-200% to the investors as compared to 1-131% while listed on SME platform.
On SME platform minimum Rs. 1.00 lakh investment is needed while in main board there is no such limitation. Overall, all these companies have given very good returns in both platforms. After migration from SME platforms to main board, retail participation in the companies has increased, which helps the performance of SME companies stocks. Moreover, as there is no system in investment in main board against Rs 1 lakh or more investment requirement on SME platforms and this has encouraged and attract small investor towards SME companies. After migration attention of small investors have turned to these companies as they are more in news.
Any company on SME Platform having a paid-up capital of more than 10 Crores can apply to move to the Main board provided