News and insights

Latest features

London Stock Exchange welcomes Kin + Carta to celebrate becoming the first B Corporation on the Main Market

London Stock Exchange welcomes global digital transformation consultancy Kin + Carta for a Market Open ceremony to celebrate it becoming the first company to certify as a B Corp on the London Stock Exchange.

The rigorous, independent B Corp assessment evaluates how a company's operations and business model impacts on employees, communities, the environment, and customers. Certificatio

Learn more
London Stock Exchange welcomes Hambro Perks Acquisition Company

London Stock Exchange welcomes Hambro Perks Acquisition Company, a special purpose acquisition vehicle sponsored by Hambro Perks Limited, the international investment firm focused on technology investing, to the Main Market under the ticker symbol HPA1.

Hambro Perks was founded in 2013 with the aim of providing capital and hands-on support to innovative and

Learn more
London Stock Exchange Welcomes Gelion Plc to AIM

London Stock Exchange today welcomes Gelion plc, the global energy storage innovator, on to the AIM market.

Gelion’s mission is to provide global energy storage solutions that are robust, safe and affordable with low environmental impact, enabling clean power and fresh water for all.

The Company aims to positively impact the transition to a net-zero-carbon economy by deployi

Learn more
London Stock Exchange welcomes the Rt Hon Liz Truss MP

London Stock Exchange today welcomes the Rt Hon Liz Truss MP, the UK Foreign Secretary, as she opens the market to celebrate the launch of British International Investment (BII). Formerly known as CDC, BII will act as the UK’s development finance institution which will invest in infrastructure and technology in low- and middle-income countries across Asia, Africa and the Caribbean.

Learn more

Stories

Filter by
All
Geography
Themes
Sectors
Products
Markets/services
Content type
Content tags
Events
London Stock Exchange Group welcomes State Street Global Advisors celebrating the Fearless Girl campaign

State Street Global Advisors, the world’s third largest asset manager with nearly $2.51 trillion* under management, today opened London Stock Exchange markets to celebrate bringing its Fearless Girl campaign to London with a new statue in Paternoster Square, against the backdrop of St Paul’s Cathedral, while also announcing new global diversity impact numbers on the campaign’s second

Learn more
Content type
Welcome story
London Stock Exchange Group welcomes City Hive - Network for Change

City Hive is the only independent industry body whose sole focus is to help move the asset and investment management sector towards meaningful change around diversity, inclusion and equality. Our aim is to build a community for the people within the asset and investment management industry that includes everyone, not segregating minority groups. We provide unrivalled expertise to support

Learn more
Geography
UK
Content type
Welcome story
London Stock Exchange Group welcomes the Rt Hon Alun Cairns MP, the Secretary of State for Wales for St David's Day

Welsh Secretary Alun Cairns joins innovative Welsh businesses to open London Stock Exchange on St David’s Day.

The Secretary of State for Wales, Rt Hon Alun Cairns MP was joined by leading Welsh businesses and organisations to open trading at the London Stock Exchange this morning. 

The Market Open Ceremony was held to celebrate St David’s Day on 1 March, the patron saint of

Learn more
Geography
UK
Content type
Welcome story
Events
Market Ceremonies
London Stock Exchange welcomes Digitalbox plc to AIM

London Stock Exchange today welcomes Digitalbox plc (“Digitalbox”). Digitalbox is a digital media business based in Bath, UK. Through its brand Entertainment Daily, Digitalbox produces and publishes online UK entertainment news covering TV shows, showbiz and celebrity news. It generates revenue from the sale of advertising in and around the content it publishes. Digitalbox has joined the

Learn more
Geography
UK
Sectors
Media
Markets/services
AIM
Content type
Welcome story
London stock exchange welcomes Qatar International Islamic Bank celebrating the Sukuk Issuance

London Stock Exchange listed QIIB's $500mn sukuk in the presence of QIIB Chairman and Managing Director His Excellency Sheikh Dr Khalid bin Thani al-Thani, Chief Executive Officer, Dr Abdulbasit Ahmad al-Shaibei, Qatar Ambassador to the UK, His Excellency Yousef bin Ali al-Khater UK's Ambassador to Qatar, His Excellency Mr Ajay Sharma and Her Majesty's Trade Commissioner (HTMC) Simon Penney.

Learn more
Geography
Middle East
Themes
Sukuk
Products
Debt
Markets/services
Main Market
Content type
Welcome story
London Stock Exchange welcomes China Merchant Securities (UK) celebrating becoming a London Stock Exchange member

London Stock Exchange today welcomes China Merchant Securities UK (CMS UK) as a member firm. CMS UK is London Stock Exchange’s twelfth member from Greater China, highlighting London’s deep relationship with the region, reflecting its historic strength as a global financial centre and London’s development as the pre-eminent offshore RMB centre.

Brian Schwieger, Global Head of Equities

Learn more
Geography
China
Content type
Welcome story
London Stock Exchange welcomes Uzbekistan's inaugural international sovereign bond issue

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

Learn more
Geography
CIS
Themes
Samarkand
Sovereign
Content type
Welcome story
London Stock Exchange Group welcomes Forbes celebrating the launch of 30 Under 30 Europe

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,

Learn more
Content type
Welcome story
London Stock Exchange Group welcome Future Icons

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’—

Learn more
Geography
Europe
UK
Content type
Welcome story
London Stock Exchange welcomes Killik & Co celebrating 30 years

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

Learn more
Geography
UK
Content type
Welcome story
London Stock Exchange Group celebrates the launch of ELITE Scotland

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.

ELITE

Learn more
Geography
UK
Markets/services
ELITE
Content type
Welcome story
London Stock Exchange welcomes Kraneshares celebrating its CSI China internet UCITS ETF (KWEB)

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

Learn more
Geography
China
Products
ETF
Markets/services
Main Market
Content type
Welcome story
London Stock Exchange celebrates the launch of the Jewish Women's Business Network

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

Learn more
Geography
Israel
Content type
Welcome story
Events
Market Ceremonies
London Stock Exchange Group welcomes Mersey Pension Fund celebrating the launch of the All World Equity Climate Balanced Multi-Factor Index Sub-Fund

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.

Learn more
Geography
UK
Content type
Welcome story
London Stock Exchange Welcomes PetroTal Corp. to AIM

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

Learn more
Geography
North America
Markets/services
AIM
Content type
Welcome story
London Stock Exchange Group honours Ian Robertson

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

Learn more
Content type
Welcome story
London Stock Exchange Group welcomes Mining Indaba 2019

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,

Learn more
Content type
Welcome story
Events
Market Ceremonies
London Stock Exchange welcomes The Harlequins Foundation

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

Learn more
Content type
Welcome story