The brokerage started in France in 1995 under the name Fimatex with online order via the minitel system. A separate financial information portal named Boursorama.com was created that same year in Nancy. The two merged in 2003 and retained the brand Boursorama.
The group has been present in Germany since 1997 where the Fimatex brand was changed to OnVista following the acquisition of the information site of the same name in 2007. In the United Kingdom and Spain, the Group is present with the Selftrade brand.
Boursorama is listed on the Euronext B compartment in Paris (ISIN: FR0000075228, Euronext code: BRS, Reuters code: FMTX.LN, Bloomberg code: BRS FP). The company is majority ownned by banking group Société Générale and 20% by Criteria CaixaCorp.