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 tapp
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
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-bil
Following an extensive marketing exercise in New York, Boston and London, the Republic of Uzbekistan (acting through the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Uzbekistan) successfully priced its inaugural US$1 billion dual-tranche bond offering on 13 February 2019. The 144A / Reg S offering was formed by a dual US$500mm 4.750% tranche due February 2024 and a US$500mm 5.375% due February 2029
Forbes, which champions success by celebrating those who have made it, and those who aspire to make it, marked the launch of the 2019 edition of 30 Under 30 Europe by opening trading on London Stock Exchange this morning, Tuesday 12 February.
The fourth annual edition of the Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe list features 300 young disruptors, visionaries and rising stars from across Europe,
Today, London Stock Exchange welcomes Fast Growth Icons, an invitation-only network for founders and CEOs of fast-growing businesses. At a Fast Growth Icons event, attendees hear insights from some of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs and experts, meet other founders in similar stages of business for roundtable discussion, and gain the unique opportunity to work on—rather than ‘in’—
On this same day in 1989, Paul Killik and his Partner Matthew Orr, opened the doors of their first off the pavement office in Chelsea, with the ambition to make the benefits of investing available to all. It is with great pride that today’s opening ceremony should mark the third decade of business for Killik & Co, one of the few remaining independently owned investment houses, advising
London Stock Exchange Group welcomes the Rt Hon Nicola Sturgeon First Minister of Scotland and 7 Scottish companies for the launch of ELITE Scotland.
ELITE, London Stock Exchange Group’s international business support and capital raising initiative, today welcomes seven Scottish companies in the first exclusively Scottish cohort, as part of the launch of ELITE Scotland.
London Stock Exchange today welcomed Krane Funds Advisors, LLC, (“KraneShares”), a global asset management firm known for its China-focused exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and innovative China investment strategies, to the main market of the London Stock Exchange to commemorate the listing of KraneShares CSI China Internet UCITS ETF (Ticker: KWEB). The fund tracks the CSI Overseas China Internet
In a flagship event, London Stock Exchange Group celebrated the launch of the Jewish Women’s Business Network with an evening conference and Market Open ceremony the following morning.
Several hundred attendees travelled from South Africa, USA, Israel and Gibraltar. Leading businesswomen, entrepreneurs, philanthropists, entertainers, and politicians of all ages and from a diverse
Mersey Pension Fund (MPF), the fifth largest fund in the UK’s Local Government Pension Scheme, are pleased to announce the launch of the All World Equity Climate Balanced Multi-Factor Index Sub-Fund, which will have an initial seeding of £400 million and we have allocated one-third of Merseyside’s passive equities portfolio (the £400m) into the new fund, but not one-third of total AUM.
PetroTal Corp., the Peru focused exploration and production company, celebrated its admission to trading on AIM at the London Stock Exchange this morning, Tuesday 15th January.
PetroTal, the only exclusively Peru focused oil producing company listed in London, with controlling interests in three Peru license blocks: Block 95, which includes the Bretaña oil field, and two exploration
Legendary rugby union commentator Ian Robertson retired at the end of 2018, after 46 years with the BBC. The former Scotland fly-half, 73, joined the BBC in 1972 and started his career reading horse racing results. He became the BBC's official rugby union correspondent in 1983 and has covered every Rugby World Cup since its inception in 1987. He also won two gold awards at the Radio Academy
Investing in African Mining Indaba is the world’s largest mining investment event, which takes place in Cape Town every February. Attracting 6491 attendees, 100s of international investors and over 35 government ministers and heads of state, the event is one of the most important meetings in the world for the mining sector.
The event focuses on three core groups - investors,
The Harlequins Foundation’s vision is a world where the power of sport is used to drive positive change.
It aims to inspire, educate and equip individuals and communities at home and around the world to change their lives and fulfil their potential. The Foundation focuses on inspirational, sustainable and transformative solutions that tackle inequality, poor health and the challenges
SENAAT, one of the UAE’s largest industrial holding companies, was pleased to open trading at London Stock Exchange today, Monday 10th December 2019, as it celebrated the listing of its US$300 million sukuk.
The key factors underpinning the success of the sukuk issue were SENAAT’s financial strength and self-sufficiency, its profitability, its low risk
1000 Companies to Inspire is London Stock Exchange Group’s celebration of some of the fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the UK and Europe. As well as identifying 1,000 companies, the annual reports examine in detail the opportunities and challenges facing SMEs and
London Stock Exchange continued to be the world’s international exchange in 2018.
We welcomed business from all over the world, with more than 110 IPOs and new listings and 500+ follow on issuances raising over £35 billion. 21 international companies listed in London, almost double the total for all other European exchanges combined.
It was a busy year for Funds, we continued
The joint stock company, National Atomic Company “Kazatomprom”, the world’s leading uranium producer, today celebrated its admission to London Stock Exchange's main market through trading on the International Order Book. The company achieved a market capitalisation of US$3.0billion on its first day of conditional trading through a dual listing on London Stock Exchange and Astana International
London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) today welcomes the listing of China Construction Bank Hong Branch’s US$1bn sustainability bond on the International Securities Market (ISM).
The $1bn bond is the first sustainability bond admitted to London Stock Exchange’s ISM. The 3-year floating rate bond received strong demand from international investors, confirming London’s status as a
To mark the opening of the 3rd UK-Brazil Economic and Financial Dialogue, Robert Barnes, Global Head of Primary Markets, London Stock Exchange Group was joined today by Eduardo Guardia, Brazil’s Finance Minister; John Glen, Economic Secretary to the Treasury; H.E. Eduardo dos Santos, Brazil’s Ambassador to the UK; and H.E. Vijay Rangarajan, Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Brazil, to open trading