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Hipgnosis Songs Fund strikes a chord in the London listed fund market

For more than 150 years, investors have looked to London’s investment funds market as a rich source of innovative and non-correlated income opportunities. Since 2018, one such source has been music royalties when Hipgnosis became the first music royalty fund to list on London Stock Exchange.

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Going direct: a Wise decision

Not every listing on the public markets has the aim of raising fresh capital. For fast-growing international technology company Wise, its Direct Listing on the Main Market of London Stock Exchange provides a way to broaden its ownership while remaining focused on its mission. Co-founder and CEO Kristo Käärmann explains their novel thinking and approach.

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Growth in tech, sustainable finance and diverse boards define London’s first half.

The depth and level of support provided by London’s markets to the rapidly evolving capital needs of issuers and investors in the global economy was vividly underlined in a strong and active first half of 2021.

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Trustpilot: Denmark’s tech unicorn puts its trust in London

Founded in Denmark in 2007, Trustpilot has developed into a global review platform with a mission to create a universal symbol of trust. Joining the premium segment of London’s Main Market, with its high standards of regulation and corporate governance, was an obvious choice for the first Danish tech unicorn to list in London.

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Hipgnosis Songs Fund strikes a chord in the London listed fund market

For more than 150 years, investors have looked to London’s investment funds market as a rich source of innovative and non-correlated income opportunities. Since 2018, one such source has been music royalties when Hipgnosis became the first music royalty fund to list on London Stock Exchange.

Offering investors a pure-play exposure

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Going direct: a Wise decision

Not every listing on the public markets has the aim of raising fresh capital. For fast-growing international technology company Wise, its Direct Listing on the Main Market of London Stock Exchange provides a way to broaden its ownership while remaining focused on its mission. Co-founder and CEO Kristo Käärmann explains their novel thinking and approach.

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Growth in tech, sustainable finance and diverse boards define London’s first half.

The depth and level of support provided by London’s markets to the rapidly evolving capital needs of issuers and investors in the global economy was vividly underlined in a strong and active first half of 2021.

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Trustpilot: Denmark’s tech unicorn puts its trust in London

Founded in Denmark in 2007, Trustpilot has developed into a global review platform with a mission to create a universal symbol of trust. Joining the premium segment of London’s Main Market, with its high standards of regulation and corporate governance, was an obvious choice for the first Danish tech unicorn to list in London.

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Global exposure, best execution: why London is at the centre of global securities trading

The world trades in London

In the time zone that is central to the global business day, London’s role in global finance has always been pivotal. And at London’s heart is London Stock Exchange, which for centuries has provided choice and liquidity for investors and traders around the world.

London provides the bridge between markets from Asia to America, overlapping market hours across

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Advancing its connections to global investors: why Alphawave IP listed in London

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We are proud to welcome Alphawave IP, a global leader in silicon IP, to the standard segment of the Main Market. By listing in London and using part of the proceeds to open a research centre in Cambridge, UK, Alphawave IP demonstrates the many unique advantages of London’s public markets for ambitious DeepTech companies. An IPO in London enables them to access knowledgeable

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Market Matters - Passive orders and appropriate limit prices

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Darktrace: Global leader in Cyber AI delivers IPO

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 Darktrace to invest further in its world-leading R&D to create its next generation of products and to accelerate the

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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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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

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 valuations can be achieved in London, where there is a high level of demand for fast

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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

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 finance global ambition has a long and deep history - the longest continuously listed company on

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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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