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London: Financial Capital of the World

For centuries, London’s resilient markets and institutions have powered the world’s economy.  Through business and economic cycles and amidst times of great change and challenge London Stock Exchange has supported businesses by connecting them with capital.

London’s DNA is international. It has always been a global financial capital. That is as evident now as

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Darktrace: Global leader in Cyber AI delivers IPO

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Since its inception in 2013, Darktrace has grown rapidly into a leading global player in AI cyber security, with over 4,700 customers in more than 100 countries. The Cambridge-headquartered company joins the Premium Segment of London’s Main Market. The IPO will support Darkt

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Cadent Gas case study: funding the transition to a low-carbon economy

London Stock Exchange’s Transition Bond Segment is an extension of our Sustainable Bond Market which suppo

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Debt Capital Markets Update Q1 2021
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London: Financial Capital of the World

For centuries, London’s resilient markets and institutions have powered the world’s economy.  Through business and economic cycles and amidst times of great change and challenge London Stock Exchange has supported businesses by connecting them with capital.

London’s DNA is international. It has always been a global financial capital. That is as evident now as it

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Darktrace: Global leader in Cyber AI delivers IPO

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Since its inception in 2013, Darktrace has grown rapidly into a leading global player in AI cyber security, with over 4,700 customers in more than 100 countries. The Cambridge-headquartered company joins the Premium Segment of London’s Main Market. The IPO will support

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Cadent Gas case study: funding the transition to a low-carbon economy

London Stock Exchange’s Transition Bond Segment is an extension of our Sustainable Bond Market which supports

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Debt Capital Markets Update Q1 2021
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Fixed Income Pulse: Digitisation of Debt Capital Markets

LSEG’s digital primary DCM platforms, Flow and SparkLive Roadshow, form a key part of a $7 billion syndicated

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Sustainable finance news: Q1 update

In the year that the UK will host COP26, sustainability is not only a national priority, but has become a mainstay on the financial sector’s agenda. 

Investors globally are pushing forward the ESG investment agenda and demanding transparent climate-related disclosures. Equity funds pursuing an ESG strategy have seen significant growth, and corporates and sovereigns alike are tapping

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Momentum gathers for capital raising in London, retaining its title as the leading financial capital in Europe

Murray Roos 

Group Director of Capital Markets, LSEG 

London has retained its position as the premier venue for capital raising in Europe – with companies raising £16.3bn through IPOs and follow-ons during Q1 2021, amounting to double the value of the next two largest exchanges on the continent (Dealogic, April 2021). The latest

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Deliveroo IPO: Case Study

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In just eight years, Deliveroo has grown from delivering food from three restaurants in Chelsea to delivering in over 800 towns and cities across 12 markets globally. Now its founder Will Shu has taken his company public.

The highlights for UK and European tech company founders:

Multi-billion

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Why choose London Stock Exchange for your tech IPO?

Tech is breaking barriers in London

The momentum behind London tech IPOs is gathering speed. In 2020, 40% of IPO proceeds were raised by tech and consumer internet companies. We saw 8 new tech and consumer internet companies join London Stock Exchange including companies such as THG and

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Financing the climate transition: London Stock Exchange extends its Sustainable Bond Market

Murray Roos

Group Director of Capital Markets, LSEG 

We are proud to announce that London Stock Exchange has expanded its Sustainable Bond Market (SBM) to allow issuers to display transition bonds on the platform. This initiative is part of a coordinated effort across LSEG (London Stock Exchange Group) to support our clients in raising the

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London: open to the world

Denzil Jenkins  

Interim CEO, London Stock Exchange

For centuries, London’s resilient markets and institutions have powered the world’s economy.  Through business and economic cycles and amidst times of great change and challenge London Stock Exchange has supported businesses by connecting them with capital.

Listing on London’s markets to

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Green economy in focus: Foresight Group Holdings

When Foresight Group Holdings ("Foresight") listed on London Stock Exchange's Main Market at the start of February, it became only the third fund manager to qualify for the Green Economy Mark at corporate level, alongside Gresham House and Impax Asset Management.  We interviewed Jonathon McManus, Head of Corporate Investor Relations at Foresight, to learn more about the company's

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Debt Capital Markets update 2020

Download the update - Year in review 2020

 

We are pleased to share London Stock Exchange's Debt Capital Markets (DCM) review of 2020, trends, highlights and product development. 
The update provides a review of global DCM activity, as well as key product

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2020 – A year of green milestones for the Sustainable Bond Market

2020 has been a memorable year for London Stock Exchange’s Sustainable Bond Market (SBM).

Already home to the first certified green bonds out of China, India, and the Middle East, and to the first sovereign green bonds from Asia Pacific and the Americas, SBM welcomed 39 bonds

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2020 - A year of resilience

London’s capital markets ecosystem showed its mettle during the pandemic. Public markets quickly supported businesses and institutions in raising funds to shore up balance sheets and continue to fund growth and innovation. 

445 businesses returning to the market raising £40.8bn in follow-on capital (67% more than in 2019).  Over £73bn was raised through COVID-19 response bonds, including

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Fixed Income Pulse: CEE, CIS and Russia – A busy time for the region

Emerging Europe and Central Asian issuers have been active in 2020, as we’ve seen a flurry of first-time issuers and local currency bonds from the region come to our markets.


Hungary was one of the first sovereigns from the region to list its bonds in London this year, raising €2 billion at the end of April, shortly followed by its debut green bond in June 2020 on London Stock

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Green economy in focus: Downing Renewables & Infrastructure Trust

Tom Williams, Head of Energy & Infrastructure and Partner at Downing LLP gives his views on the launch of its newest fund, Downing Renewable & Infrastructure Trust (DORE). The fund is the latest London-listing to receive the Green Economy Mark on admission, which is given to companies and funds with 50% + revenues

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Thirty years of China's capital markets

December 2020 marks 30 years since the creation of both Shanghai Stock Exchange and Shenzhen Stock Exchange. Between them, there are approximately 4,100 listed companies with a target market capitalisation of about RMB77,244bn. The pace of change and growth in Chinese capital markets is unparalleled and international participation and interest in these markets continues to also grow at a rapid

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