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

Robert Barnes
Group Head of Securities Trading & CEO Turquoise Global Holdings

 

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

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Imperial X Plc to the Main Market

Today, London Stock Exchange welcomes Imperial X (“Imperial X” or the “Company”) as it begins trading on the standard segment of the Main Market under the ticker “CDL”. The Company will be changing its name to Cloudbreak Discovery Plc in due course and will update the market on its progress. In conjunction with the listing, Imperial X undertook a placing to raise £2 million at a placing price o

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Kitwave Group plc to AIM

London Stock Exchange today welcomes Kitwave Group plc to AIM under the ticker “KITW”, after it raised gross proceeds of £64.0m for the Company and a further £17.6m for the Selling Shareholders. The Placing Price was 150 pence per share resulting in a market capitalisation of £105m at Admission.

Founded in 1987, following the acquisition of a single-site confectionery wholesale busine

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

Founded in 2017, Alphawave IP provides designs for microchips that enable data to travel faster and more reliably, using lower power. Its customer base includes many of the world’s largest technology companies. As a leading global supplier of silicon IP, this fast-growing Canadian company had many options on the table about where to launch its IPO. But its decision wa

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Pensioenfonds Detailhandel - Pension fund for the Dutch retail industry

Pensioenfonds Detailhandel - Pension Fund for the Dutch Retail Industry - aims to pay out a good pension to its contributors and is convinced that sustainable investing will also create value in the longer term. Pensioenfonds Detailhandel encourages the companies it invests in to act responsibly towards the environment, society and employees. To further shape this vision, Pensioenfonds

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IPO Insights November 2019

On 22 November, London Stock Exchange hosted its invitation-only IPO Forum for more than 100 CEOs and CFOs of private companies, where they were able to hear from institutional investors, professional advisers and companies that have been through the IPO process. This short report captures the key themes of the discussion, with important considerations for any company planning an IPO now or in

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AIM for growth

Visit our AIM campaign to: find out about the benefits of AIM, read some of the stories of AIM listed companies, download our free Guide for Entrepreneurs and take our online assessment tool to find out if your company is at the right stage for AIM.

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Taseko Mines to the Main Market

London Stock Exchange today welcomes Taseko Mines Limited (Taseko), (TSX: TKO; LSE: TKO; NYSE American: TGB), a North American focused copper producer and developer, to trading on the Main Market. The Company’s shares were admitted to the Standard Segment of the Official List of the Financial Conduct Authority, at 8am on Friday 22 November 2019. The Company will

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London Stock Exchange group welcomes SVC2UK

ELITE, part of the London Stock Exchange Group welcomes Silicon Valley comes to the UK (SVC2UK) to open the market on 20th November. 

SVC2UK, founded by Reid Hoffman CBE, Ellen Levy and Sherry Coutu CBE, is now run out of London & Partners.  It is support entrepreneurs on their journey to scale, removing barriers and opening up the ecosystem. 

Now in its thirteenth year,

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London Stock Exchange Group welcomes Global CCS Institute celebrating its 10th anniversary and the financing CCS conference

London Stock Exchange welcomes Global Carbon Capture and Storage Institute to mark their “Delivering Net-Zero: Financing CCS” conference, on the occasion of the Institute’s 10th Anniversary

Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) is recognised as a vital solution for achieving Net Zero emissions as part of global efforts to mitigate climate change. The Global Carbon Capture and Storage

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Initial public offerings (IPOs) : Why companies from the MEA region are talking about London listings

This year, four of the largest five Middle East and African IPOs have listed solely in London. The flotations of Network International, Airtel Africa, Finablr and Helios Towers highlights London Stock Exchange’s position as the world’s leading cross-border IPO destination.

Throughout the year, the London Stock Exchange team has been discussing growth aspirations with management teams

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Initial public offerings (IPOs) : Why companies from Europe, Russia and the CIS are talking about London listings

Six of the top 10 IPOs in London in 2019 have been from international issuers. Over the past 12 months, we have seen listings from the world’s largest Coca-Cola bottler Coca-Cola European Partners, the world’s leading uranium producer Kazatomprom, and Slovenian bank NLB. This year, we are proud to have been able to support small and medium sized businesses such a Kazakh vanadium producer Ferro

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Fixed Income Pulse: China lists €4bn Sovereign Bonds in London

London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) welcomed the Ministry of Finance of the People’s Republic of China for the listing of China’s Euro-denominated bonds in London. This is the first euro deal issued by China in 15 years and the second Chinese sovereign bond to list in London. The issuance received strong demand from international investors, including from the UK and Europe, and has set an

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Hipgnosis Songs Fund to the premium segment of the Main Market

“Hipgnosis Songs Fund was today welcomed to the London Stock Exchange to celebrate its successful admission to the Premium Segment of the Official List and on the completion of four equity fundraises since its launch in June 2018.

Founded in 2018 by Merck Mercuriadis, Hipgnosis Songs Fund was established to offer investors a pure-play exposure to songs and associated musical IP

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London Stock Exchange welcomes GraniteShares short and leveraged single stock daily ETPs

GraniteShares, the U.S. based ETF provider, has entered the European market with the launch of a platform of short and leveraged single stock daily Exchange Traded Products (ETPs) listed on London Stock Exchange.

GraniteShares launched in the US in 2016, with an initial focus on shaking up the commodity investment space. Today its offering in the US ranges from low-cost access to gold

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QIIB list its first Additional Tier 1 Sukuk on London Stock Exchange

QIIB has listed its first Additional Tier 1 (AT1) Sukuk on London Stock Exchange, marking the occasion by opening London’s markets for trading. The celebration was attended by QIIB Chairman and Managing Director His Excellency Sheikh Dr Khalid bin Thani al-Thani, Chief Executive Officer, Dr Abdulbasit Ahmad al-Shaibei, UK's Ambassador to Qatar, His Excellency Mr. Ajay Sharma and other

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London Stock Exchange welcomes RBS celebrating its inaugural social bond issuance

The Chief Financial Officer of the Royal Bank of Scotland this morning opened the market at the London Stock Exchange to mark the issuance of the bank’s inaugural social bond. The bond was issued on Friday 8 November and is the first exclusively Social Bond issued under ICMA’s Social Bond Principles in the UK by any financial institution.

RBS Chief Financial Officer, Katie Murray,

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Initial public offerings (IPOs) : Why companies from around the world are talking about London listings

This year, six of the top 10 IPOS in London have been from international issuers, including four from the Middle East & Africa. This highlights London Stock Exchange’s position as the world’s leading cross-border IPO destination. Throughout the year, the London Stock Exchange team has been discussing growth aspirations with international management teams operating around the world; how an

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Listing of the World's first Bangladesh Taka-denominated “Bangla” bond

London Stock Exchange today welcomes the listing of the world’s first ever international Bangladesh Taka-denominated “Bangla” - bonds to its Main Market. The landmark bond issuance from IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, paves the way for the opening of the global Bangla bond market to support financing of companies from Bangladesh while raising the profile of the Bangladeshi Taka

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30% Club and guests celebrate the launch of the "Are You Missing Millions?" report

Brenda Trenowden, Global co-Chair of the 30% Club, opened the market today ahead of a series of CEO and wider panel discussions to launch the 30% Club’s latest campaign and its report, "Are You Missing Millions? The Commercial Imperative for Putting a Gender Lens on your Business."

Created by the 30%

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London Stock Exchange welcomes NLB celebrating 1 year as a listed company

NLB d.d. is a member of NLB Group, the largest international financial group with headquarters in Slovenia and an exclusive strategic interest in South-eastern Europe. In addition to NLB d.d., a main entity in Slovenia, NLB Group is comprised of six subsidiary banks in SEE, several companies for ancillary services (asset management, insurance, real estate management, etc.).

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Zaim Credit Systems plc to the Main Market

London Stock Exchange today welcomes Zaim Credit Systems Plc to close the Market.

Zaim started its activities in late 2011, becoming an important player in the nascent Microfinance Industry in Russia. The Company provides micro loans (average 95 GBP) for micro duration (20-25 days). Large portions of the Russian population, particularly the lowest and poorest segments, were in need of

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